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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Triglidae Searobins
Subfamily: Triglinae
Genus: Chelidonichthys

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Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Chelidonichthys capensis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Chelidonichthys capensis
[Cape gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Chelidonichthys cuculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Chelidonichthys cuculus
[Red gurnard]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Chelidonichthys gabonensis (Poll & Roux, 1955)

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Chelidonichthys gabonensis
[Gabon gurnard]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Chelidonichthys ischyrus Jordan & Thompson, 1914

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Chelidonichthys ischyrus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Chelidonichthys kumu (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Dijkstra, K.
 
Chelidonichthys kumu
[Bluefin gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chelidonichthys lastoviza (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Chelidonichthys lastoviza
[Streaked gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 75.1 cm TL
Chelidonichthys lucerna (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Chelidonichthys lucerna
[Tub gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50.5 cm TL
Chelidonichthys obscurus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Chelidonichthys obscurus
[Longfin gurnard]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Chelidonichthys queketti (Regan, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Chelidonichthys queketti
[Lesser gurnard]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chelidonichthys spinosus (McClelland, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chelidonichthys spinosus
[Spiny red gurnard]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chelidonichthys capensis Cape gurnard Southeast Atlantic and We 75 TL 1829
Chelidonichthys cuculus Red gurnard Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1758
Chelidonichthys gabonensis Gabon gurnard Eastern Central Atlantic 32 TL 1955
Chelidonichthys ischyrus Northwest Pacific 15 TL 1914
Chelidonichthys kumu Bluefin gurnard Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1829
Chelidonichthys lastoviza Streaked gurnard Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1788
Chelidonichthys lucerna Tub gurnard Eastern Atlantic 75.1 TL 1758
Chelidonichthys obscurus Longfin gurnard Eastern Atlantic 50.5 TL 1792
Chelidonichthys queketti Lesser gurnard Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1904
Chelidonichthys spinosus Spiny red gurnard Northwest Pacific 40 TL 1844



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