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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Platycephalidae Flatheads

Genus: Sunagocia

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Photo by Allen, G.R.

Max. Length 37 cm TL
Sunagocia arenicola (Schultz, 1966)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
Sunagocia arenicola
[Broadhead flathead]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Sunagocia carbunculus (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
Sunagocia carbunculus
[Papillose flathead]

Photo by Steene, R.

Max. Length 30 cm TL
Sunagocia otaitensis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Steene, R.
Sunagocia otaitensis
[Fringelip flathead]
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Indo-West Pacific coasts
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

Sunagocia sainsburyi
[Sainsbury's flathead]

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sunagocia arenicola Broadhead flathead Indo-Pacific 37 TL 1966
Sunagocia carbunculus Papillose flathead Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1833
Sunagocia otaitensis Fringelip flathead Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1829
Sunagocia sainsburyi Sainsbury's flathead Indo-West Pacific coasts 9.7 SL 2004

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