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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Agonidae Poachers
Subfamily: Agoninae
Genus: Agonopsis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Agonopsis asperoculis Southwest Atlantic 1916
Agonopsis chiloensis Snailfish Southeast Pacific 12.5 SL 1840
Agonopsis sterletus Southern spearnose poacher Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL 1898
Agonopsis vulsa Northern spearnose poacher Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1880



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