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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Platycephalidae Flatheads

Genus: Rogadius

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Rogadius asper (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Rogadius asper
[Olive-tailed flathead]
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Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Rogadius fehlmanni
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Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Rogadius mcgroutheri
[McGrouther’s flathead]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Rogadius patriciae Knapp, 1987

Photo by Photo by Steene, R.
 
Rogadius patriciae
[Black-banded flathead]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Rogadius pristiger (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Tonozuka, T.
 
Rogadius pristiger
[Thorny flathead]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Rogadius serratus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Rogadius serratus
[Serrated flathead]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Rogadius welanderi (Schultz, 1966)

Photo by Photo by Tonozuka, T.
 
Rogadius welanderi
[Welander's flathead]



7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rogadius asper Olive-tailed flathead Indo-West Pacific 17 TL 1829
Rogadius fehlmanni Western Indian Ocean 11.2 SL 2012
Rogadius mcgroutheri McGrouther’s flathead Western Central Pacific 14.6 SL 2007
Rogadius patriciae Black-banded flathead Western Pacific 27 TL 1987
Rogadius pristiger Thorny flathead Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1829
Rogadius serratus Serrated flathead Indo-West Pacific 24 TL 1829
Rogadius welanderi Welander's flathead Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1966



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