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Family: Antennariidae Frogfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Allenichthys glauerti Glauert's anglerfish Eastern Indian Ocean 19 TL 1944
Antennarius biocellatus Brackishwater frogfish Western Pacific 14 SL 1817
Antennarius commerson Commerson's frogfish Indo-Pacific and Eastern 45 TL 1798
Antennarius hispidus Shaggy angler Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1801
Antennarius indicus Indian frogfish Western Indian Ocean 23 TL 1964
Antennarius maculatus Warty frogfish Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1840
Antennarius multiocellatus Longlure frogfish Western Atlantic 20 TL 1837
Antennarius pardalis Eastern Atlantic 10.2 SL 1837
Antennarius pauciradiatus Dwarf frogfish Western Atlantic 6.3 TL 1957
Antennarius pictus Painted frogfish Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1794
Antennarius randalli Randall's frogfish Pacific Ocean 8 SL 1970
Antennarius striatus Striated frogfish Eastern Atlantic 25 TL 1794
Antennatus analis Tailjet frogfish Indo-Pacific 7.8 SL 1957
Antennatus bermudensis Island frogfish Western Atlantic 7.6 SL 1957
Antennatus coccineus Scarlet frogfish Indo-East-Pacific 13 TL 1831
Antennatus dorehensis New Guinean frogfish Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1859
Antennatus duescus Side-jet frogfish Pacific Ocean 3 SL 1904
Antennatus flagellatus Northwest Pacific 4.9 SL 1997
Antennatus linearis Pygmy anglerfish Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 2001
Antennatus nummifer Spotfin frogfish Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1817
Antennatus rosaceus Spiny-tufted frogfish Indo-Pacific 5.8 SL 1912
Antennatus sanguineus Bloody frogfish Eastern Pacific 8.2 SL 1863
Antennatus strigatus Bandtail frogfish Eastern Central Pacific 8 SL 1863
Antennatus tuberosus Tuberculated frogfish Indo-Pacific 9 SL 1817
Echinophryne crassispina Prickly anglerfish Eastern Indian Ocean 7 TL 1918
Echinophryne mitchellii Spinycoat anglerfish Eastern Indian Ocean 11.1 SL 1897
Echinophryne reynoldsi Sponge anglerfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL 1984
Fowlerichthys avalonis Roughbar frogfish Eastern Pacific 33 TL 1907
Fowlerichthys ocellatus Ocellated frogfish Western Atlantic 38 TL 1801
Fowlerichthys radiosus Singlespot frogfish Western Atlantic 7.6 TL 1896
Fowlerichthys scriptissimus Indo-West Pacific. 28 SL 1902
Fowlerichthys senegalensis Senegalese frogfish Eastern Atlantic 28.5 SL 1959
Histiophryne bougainvilli Smooth anglerfish Western Pacific 9 TL 1837
Histiophryne cryptacanthus Cryptic anglerfish Western Pacific. 9.6 TL 1913
Histiophryne maggiewalker Queensland frogfish Pacifique 6.0 SL 2011
Histiophryne pogonius Pacific Ocean 5.4 SL 2012
Histiophryne psychedelica Psychedelic frogfish Western Pacific 8.7 SL 2009
Histrio histrio Sargassumfish Indian Ocean 20 TL 1758
Kuiterichthys furcipilis Rough anglerfish Southwest Pacific 15 TL 1817
Lophiocharon hutchinsi Hutchins' anglerfish Western Pacific 4.9 SL 2004
Lophiocharon lithinostomus Marble-mouthed frogfish Western Central Pacific 9.1 SL 1908
Lophiocharon trisignatus Three-spot frogfish Indo-West Pacific 14.7 SL 1844
Nudiantennarius subteres Deep-water frogfish Western Central Pacific 7.5 SL 1912
Phyllophryne scortea Whitespotted anglerfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1918
Rhycherus filamentosus Tasselled anglerfish Southwest Pacific 23 TL 1872
Rhycherus gloveri Glover's anglerfish Indo-Pacific 16 TL 1984
Tathicarpus butleri Butler's frogfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1907



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