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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Batrachoidiformes
Family: Batrachoididae Toadfishes
Subfamily: Thalassophryninae
Genus: Daector

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Daector dowi Dow's toadfish Eastern Pacific 16 TL 1887
Daector gerringi South America 21.9 SL 1941
Daector quadrizonatus South America 18 SL 1922
Daector reticulata Reticulated toadfish Eastern Central Pacific 27 SL 1864
Daector schmitti Schmitt's toadfish Eastern Central Pacific 13 SL 1968



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