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

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Antennatus analis (Schultz, 1957)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Antennatus analis
[Tailjet frogfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Antennatus bermudensis (Schultz, 1957)

Photo by Photo by Muller, E.
 
Antennatus bermudensis
[Island frogfish]



Indo-East-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Antennatus coccineus (Lesson, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennatus coccineus
[Scarlet frogfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Antennatus dorehensis
[New Guinean frogfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Antennatus duescus (Snyder, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennatus duescus
[Side-jet frogfish]
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Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Antennatus flagellatus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Antennatus linearis Randall & Holcom, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennatus linearis
[Pygmy anglerfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Antennatus nummifer (Cuvier, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Antennatus nummifer
[Spotfin frogfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Antennatus rosaceus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennatus rosaceus
[Spiny-tufted frogfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Antennatus sanguineus (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Antennatus sanguineus
[Bloody frogfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Antennatus strigatus (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Antennatus strigatus
[Bandtail frogfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antennatus tuberosus
[Tuberculated frogfish]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Antennatus analis Tailjet frogfish Indo-Pacific 7.8 SL 1957
Antennatus bermudensis Island frogfish Western Atlantic 7.6 SL 1957
Antennatus coccineus Scarlet frogfish Indo-East-Pacific 13 TL 1831
Antennatus dorehensis New Guinean frogfish Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1859
Antennatus duescus Side-jet frogfish Pacific Ocean 3 SL 1904
Antennatus flagellatus Northwest Pacific 4.9 SL 1997
Antennatus linearis Pygmy anglerfish Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 2001
Antennatus nummifer Spotfin frogfish Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1817
Antennatus rosaceus Spiny-tufted frogfish Indo-Pacific 5.8 SL 1912
Antennatus sanguineus Bloody frogfish Eastern Pacific 8.2 SL 1863
Antennatus strigatus Bandtail frogfish Eastern Central Pacific 8 SL 1863
Antennatus tuberosus Tuberculated frogfish Indo-Pacific 9 SL 1817



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