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

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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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