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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Triglidae Searobins
Subfamily: Pterygotriglinae
Genus: Pterygotrigla

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Max. Length 13.9 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla amaokai
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Pterygotrigla andertoni Waite, 1910

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Pterygotrigla andertoni
[Painted latchet]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL
Pterygotrigla arabica (Boulenger, 1888)

Photo by Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Pterygotrigla arabica
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.8 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla cajorarori
[Hyperostotic gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.1 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla draiggoch
[Dragon gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla elicryste
[Dwarf gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla gomoni
[Gomon’s gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 25.1 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla guezei
[Island gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla hafizi
[]



Western Pacific, wide dis
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pterygotrigla hemisticta (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Pterygotrigla hemisticta
[Blackspotted gurnard]



Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Pterygotrigla hoplites (Fowler, 1938)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Pterygotrigla hoplites
[Swordspine gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla jacad
[Bigeye gurnard]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pterygotrigla leptacanthus (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Pterygotrigla leptacanthus
[Black-finned gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Pterygotrigla macrolepidota
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Pterygotrigla macrorhynchus
[Longnose gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla megalops
[Large eye gurnard]



Southeastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 24.1 cm SL
Pterygotrigla multiocellata (Matsubara, 1937)

Photo by Photo by Cruz, M.S.
 
Pterygotrigla multiocellata
[Antrorse spined gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla multipunctata
[]
No picture found


 
Pterygotrigla pauli
[Yellow spotted gurnard]



South Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Pterygotrigla picta (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Tindale, S.
 
Pterygotrigla picta
[Spotted gurnard]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Pterygotrigla polyommata (Richardson, 1839)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Pterygotrigla polyommata
[Latchet]
No picture found

Max. Length 30.7 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla robertsi
[Roberts’ gurnard]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pterygotrigla ryukyuensis Matsubara & Hiyama, 1932

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Pterygotrigla ryukyuensis
[Ryukyu gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.6 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla saumarez
[Saumarez Gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.0 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla soela
[Soela gurnard]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Pterygotrigla spirai Golani & Baranes, 1997

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pterygotrigla spirai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla tagala
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Pterygotrigla urashimai
[]



28 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pterygotrigla amaokai Western Indian Ocean, out 13.9 SL 2003
Pterygotrigla andertoni Painted latchet Western Pacific 38 SL 1910
Pterygotrigla arabica Western Indian Ocean 19.8 SL 1888
Pterygotrigla cajorarori Hyperostotic gurnard Western Pacific 26.8 SL 2012
Pterygotrigla draiggoch Dragon gurnard Eastern Indian Ocean 22.1 SL 2003
Pterygotrigla elicryste Dwarf gurnard East Indian to West Pacif 8.3 SL 2003
Pterygotrigla gomoni Gomon’s gurnard Eastern Indian Ocean 17.4 SL 2012
Pterygotrigla guezei Island gurnard Western Indian Ocean 25.1 SL 1963
Pterygotrigla hafizi Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL 2003
Pterygotrigla hemisticta Blackspotted gurnard Western Pacific, wide dis 30 TL 1843
Pterygotrigla hoplites Swordspine gurnard Eastern Indian Ocean to W 10.8 SL 1938
Pterygotrigla jacad Bigeye gurnard Western Indian Ocean 12.9 SL 2014
Pterygotrigla leptacanthus Black-finned gurnard Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1880
Pterygotrigla macrolepidota Western Pacific 15 TL 1938
Pterygotrigla macrorhynchus Longnose gurnard Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1936
Pterygotrigla megalops Large eye gurnard Western Pacific 20 SL 1938
Pterygotrigla multiocellata Antrorse spined gurnard Southeastern Indian Ocean 24.1 SL 1937
Pterygotrigla multipunctata Northwest Pacific 15.1 SL 1983
Pterygotrigla pauli Yellow spotted gurnard Southwest Pacific 1982
Pterygotrigla picta Spotted gurnard South Pacific 38 SL 1880
Pterygotrigla polyommata Latchet Southwest Pacific 62 TL 1839
Pterygotrigla robertsi Roberts’ gurnard Western Pacific 30.7 SL 1997
Pterygotrigla ryukyuensis Ryukyu gurnard Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1932
Pterygotrigla saumarez Saumarez Gurnard Western Pacific 18.6 SL 2012
Pterygotrigla soela Soela gurnard Southwest Pacific 11.0 SL 2003
Pterygotrigla spirai Western Indian Ocean 15.3 SL 1997
Pterygotrigla tagala Western Central Pacific 10.9 SL 1952
Pterygotrigla urashimai Western Pacific 9.4 SL 2003



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