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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Antennariidae Frogfishes
Subfamily: Antennariinae
Genus: Antennarius

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Antennarius biocellatus Brackishwater frogfish Western Pacific 14 SL 1817
Antennarius commerson Commerson's frogfish Indo-Pacific and Eastern 45 TL 1798
Antennarius hispidus Shaggy angler Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1801
Antennarius indicus Indian frogfish Western Indian Ocean 23 TL 1964
Antennarius maculatus Warty frogfish Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1840
Antennarius multiocellatus Longlure frogfish Western Atlantic 20 TL 1837
Antennarius pardalis Eastern Atlantic 10.2 SL 1837
Antennarius pauciradiatus Dwarf frogfish Western Atlantic 6.3 TL 1957
Antennarius pictus Painted frogfish Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1794
Antennarius randalli Randall's frogfish Pacific Ocean 8 SL 1970
Antennarius striatus Striated frogfish Eastern Atlantic 25 TL 1794



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