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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Uranoscopidae Stargazers

Genus: Uranoscopus

(See list of species below)



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Indian Ocean. Locality n

Uranoscopus affinis Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Rao, Y.K.
 
Uranoscopus affinis
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Uranoscopus albesca Regan, 1915

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Uranoscopus albesca
[Longspine stargazer]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Uranoscopus archionema Regan, 1921

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Uranoscopus archionema
[]
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Uranoscopus bauchotae
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Uranoscopus bicinctus Temminck & Schlegel, 1843

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Uranoscopus bicinctus
[Marbled stargazer]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Uranoscopus cadenati Poll, 1959

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Uranoscopus cadenati
[West African stargazer]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Uranoscopus chinensis Guichenot, 1882

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Uranoscopus chinensis
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL
Uranoscopus cognatus Cantor, 1849

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Uranoscopus cognatus
[Two-spined yellow-tail stargazer]



Northern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Uranoscopus crassiceps Alcock, 1890

Photo by Photo by Marine Science and Fisheries Centre, Muscat
 
Uranoscopus crassiceps
[]
No picture found


 
Uranoscopus dahlakensis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.7 cm TL
Uranoscopus dollfusi Brüss, 1987

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Uranoscopus dollfusi
[Dollfus' stargazer]



Indian Ocean

Uranoscopus filibarbis Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Uranoscopus filibarbis
[]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Uranoscopus fuscomaculatus Kner, 1868

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Uranoscopus fuscomaculatus
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29.8 cm TL
Uranoscopus guttatus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Uranoscopus guttatus
[Dollfus' stargrazer]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn, 1782

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Uranoscopus japonicus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Uranoscopus kaianus Günther, 1880

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Uranoscopus kaianus
[Kai stargazer]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Uranoscopus marisrubri Brüss, 1987

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Uranoscopus marisrubri
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19.4 cm SL
Uranoscopus marmoratus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Uranoscopus marmoratus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Uranoscopus oligolepis Bleeker, 1878

Photo by Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Uranoscopus oligolepis
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Uranoscopus polli Cadenat, 1951

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Uranoscopus polli
[Whitespotted stargazer]



Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Uranoscopus scaber
[Stargazer]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Uranoscopus sulphureus Valenciennes, 1832

Photo by Photo by Mayes, B.
 
Uranoscopus sulphureus
[Whitemargin stargazer]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Uranoscopus tosae (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Uranoscopus tosae
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Uranoscopus affinis Indian Ocean. Locality n 1829
Uranoscopus albesca Longspine stargazer Eastern Atlantic 35 TL 1915
Uranoscopus archionema Western Indian Ocean 33 TL 1921
Uranoscopus bauchotae Western Indian Ocean 1987
Uranoscopus bicinctus Marbled stargazer Indo-West Pacific 20 SL 1843
Uranoscopus cadenati West African stargazer Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1959
Uranoscopus chinensis Northwest Pacific 22.1 SL 1882
Uranoscopus cognatus Two-spined yellow-tail stargazer Eastern Indian Ocean 16.5 TL 1849
Uranoscopus crassiceps Northern Indian Ocean 27 SL 1890
Uranoscopus dahlakensis Western Indian Ocean 1987
Uranoscopus dollfusi Dollfus' stargazer Western Indian Ocean 23.7 TL 1987
Uranoscopus filibarbis Indian Ocean 1829
Uranoscopus fuscomaculatus Indo-Pacific. 30 TL 1868
Uranoscopus guttatus Dollfus' stargrazer Indian Ocean 29.8 TL 1829
Uranoscopus japonicus Western Pacific 18 TL 1782
Uranoscopus kaianus Kai stargazer Indo-West Pacific 22 TL 1880
Uranoscopus marisrubri Western Indian Ocean 15.3 SL 1987
Uranoscopus marmoratus Indian Ocean 19.4 SL 1829
Uranoscopus oligolepis Western Pacific 11.3 SL 1878
Uranoscopus polli Whitespotted stargazer Eastern Atlantic 35 TL 1951
Uranoscopus scaber Stargazer Eastern Atlantic and Medi 40 TL 1758
Uranoscopus sulphureus Whitemargin stargazer Indo-Pacific 45 TL 1832
Uranoscopus tosae Northwest Pacific 25 SL 1925



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