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Family: Triglidae Searobins



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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Bellator brachychir (Regan, 1914)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bellator brachychir
[Shortfin searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Bellator egretta (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bellator egretta
[Streamer searobin]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Bellator farrago
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Bellator gymnostethus (Gilbert, 1892)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bellator gymnostethus
[Naked-belly searobin]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Bellator loxias (Jordan, 1897)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bellator loxias
[Barred searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Bellator militaris (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bellator militaris
[Horned searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Bellator ribeiroi Miller, 1965

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Bellator ribeiroi
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Bellator xenisma (Jordan & Bollman, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bellator xenisma
[Splitnose searobin]
No picture found


 
Bovitrigla acanthomoplate
[]



Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Chelidonichthys capensis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Chelidonichthys capensis
[Cape gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Chelidonichthys cuculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Chelidonichthys cuculus
[Red gurnard]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Chelidonichthys gabonensis (Poll & Roux, 1955)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Chelidonichthys gabonensis
[Gabon gurnard]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Chelidonichthys ischyrus Jordan & Thompson, 1914

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Chelidonichthys ischyrus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Chelidonichthys kumu (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Dijkstra, K.
 
Chelidonichthys kumu
[Bluefin gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chelidonichthys lastoviza (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Chelidonichthys lastoviza
[Streaked gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 75.1 cm TL
Chelidonichthys lucerna (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Chelidonichthys lucerna
[Tub gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50.5 cm TL
Chelidonichthys obscurus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Chelidonichthys obscurus
[Longfin gurnard]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Chelidonichthys queketti (Regan, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Chelidonichthys queketti
[Lesser gurnard]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chelidonichthys spinosus (McClelland, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chelidonichthys spinosus
[Spiny red gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Eutrigla gurnardus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Eutrigla gurnardus
[Grey gurnard]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Lepidotrigla abyssalis Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Lepidotrigla abyssalis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla alata (Houttuyn, 1782)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Lepidotrigla alata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla alcocki
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Lepidotrigla annamarae del Cerro & Lloris, 1997

Photo by Photo by del Cerro, L.
 
Lepidotrigla annamarae
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Lepidotrigla argus Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla argus
[Long-finned gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla argyrosoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Lepidotrigla bentuviai
[Twohorn gurnard]



Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Lepidotrigla bispinosa Steindachner, 1898

Photo by Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Lepidotrigla bispinosa
[Bullhorn gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.0 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla brachyoptera
[Scaly gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Lepidotrigla cadmani Regan, 1915

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lepidotrigla cadmani
[Scalebreast gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Lepidotrigla calodactyla
[Drab longfin gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Lepidotrigla carolae Richards, 1968

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lepidotrigla carolae
[Carol's gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla cavillone (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Lepidotrigla cavillone
[Large-scaled gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla deasoni
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla dieuzeidei Blanc & Hureau, 1973

Photo by Photo by Margies, P.
 
Lepidotrigla dieuzeidei
[Spiny gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla eydouxii
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Lepidotrigla faurei Gilchrist & Thompson, 1914

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Lepidotrigla faurei
[Scalybreast gurnard]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Lepidotrigla grandis Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla grandis
[Supreme gurnard]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla guentheri Hilgendorf, 1879

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Lepidotrigla guentheri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Lepidotrigla hime
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla japonica (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Lepidotrigla japonica
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla jimjoebob
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Lepidotrigla kanagashira
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla kishinouyi Snyder, 1911

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Lepidotrigla kishinouyi
[]



Southwest Pacific

Lepidotrigla larsoni del Cerro & Lloris, 1997

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Lepidotrigla larsoni
[Swordtip gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla lepidojugulata
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla longifaciata Yatou, 1981

Photo by Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Lepidotrigla longifaciata
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla longimana
[]



Indian Ocean.

Lepidotrigla longipinnis Alcock, 1890

Photo by Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Lepidotrigla longipinnis
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla macrobrachia
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla marisinensis
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Lepidotrigla microptera Günther, 1873

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Lepidotrigla microptera
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Lepidotrigla modesta Waite, 1899

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla modesta
[Cocky gurnard]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla mulhalli Macleay, 1884

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla mulhalli
[Roundsnout gurnard]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Lepidotrigla multispinosa Smith, 1934

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Lepidotrigla multispinosa
[Indian Ocean spiny gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla musorstom
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla nana
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla oglina
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Lepidotrigla omanensis Regan, 1905

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Lepidotrigla omanensis
[Oman gurnard]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Lepidotrigla papilio (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla papilio
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla pectoralis
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla pleuracanthica (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Lepidotrigla pleuracanthica
[Eastern spiny gurnard]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla punctipectoralis Fowler, 1938

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Lepidotrigla punctipectoralis
[Finspot gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla robinsi
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla russelli
[Smooth gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla sayademalha
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla sereti
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Lepidotrigla spiloptera Günther, 1880

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lepidotrigla spiloptera
[Spotwing gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla spinosa
[Shortfin gurnard]



Southwest Pacific

Lepidotrigla umbrosa Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Lepidotrigla umbrosa
[Blackspot gurnard]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Lepidotrigla vanessa (Richardson, 1839)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla vanessa
[Butterfly gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla vaubani
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla venusta
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Prionotus alatus Goode & Bean, 1883

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Prionotus alatus
[Spiny searobin]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20.5 cm SL
Prionotus albirostris Jordan & Bollman, 1890

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Prionotus albirostris
[Whitesnout searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Prionotus beanii Goode, 1896

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Prionotus beanii
[Bean's searobin]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Prionotus birostratus Richardson, 1844

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Prionotus birostratus
[Two-beaked searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Prionotus carolinus (Linnaeus, 1771)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Prionotus carolinus
[Northern searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Prionotus evolans (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Prionotus evolans
[Striped searobin]



Eastern Pacific

Prionotus horrens Richardson, 1844

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Prionotus horrens
[Bristly searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Prionotus longispinosus Teague, 1951

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Prionotus longispinosus
[Bigeye searobin]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Prionotus martis
[Gulf of Mexico barred searobin]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Prionotus miles Jenyns, 1840

Photo by Photo by Hawkins, B. Waterhouse
 
Prionotus miles
[Galapagos gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Prionotus murielae
[]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 38.1 cm TL
Prionotus nudigula Ginsburg, 1950

Photo by Photo by INIDEP
 
Prionotus nudigula
[Red searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Prionotus ophryas Jordan & Swain, 1885

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Prionotus ophryas
[Bandtail searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Prionotus paralatus Ginsburg, 1950

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Prionotus paralatus
[Mexican searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Prionotus punctatus (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Vianna, M.
 
Prionotus punctatus
[Bluewing searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Prionotus roseus Jordan & Evermann, 1887

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Prionotus roseus
[Bluespotted searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Prionotus rubio Jordan, 1886

Photo by Photo by Grandas, Y.
 
Prionotus rubio
[Blackwing searobin]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 39.5 cm TL
Prionotus ruscarius Gilbert & Starks, 1904

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Prionotus ruscarius
[Common searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Prionotus scitulus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Prionotus scitulus
[Leopard searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Prionotus stearnsi Jordan & Swain, 1885

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Prionotus stearnsi
[Shortwing searobin]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Prionotus stephanophrys Lockington, 1881

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Prionotus stephanophrys
[Lumptail searobin]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Prionotus teaguei Briggs, 1956

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Prionotus teaguei
[Long-ray searobin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Prionotus tribulus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Prionotus tribulus
[Bighead searobin]
No picture found

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
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trigla lyra Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Ilkyaz, A.T.
 
Trigla lyra
[Piper gurnard]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bellator brachychir Shortfin searobin Western Atlantic 10 TL 1914
Bellator egretta Streamer searobin Western Atlantic 20 TL 1896
Bellator farrago Southeast Pacific 11.2 SL 1998
Bellator gymnostethus Naked-belly searobin Eastern Pacific 15 TL 1892
Bellator loxias Barred searobin Eastern Pacific 15 TL 1897
Bellator militaris Horned searobin Western Atlantic 12.5 TL 1896
Bellator ribeiroi Western Atlantic 9.9 SL 1965
Bellator xenisma Splitnose searobin Eastern Pacific 11 TL 1890
Bovitrigla acanthomoplate Western Central Pacific 1938
Chelidonichthys capensis Cape gurnard Southeast Atlantic and We 75 TL 1829
Chelidonichthys cuculus Red gurnard Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1758
Chelidonichthys gabonensis Gabon gurnard Eastern Central Atlantic 32 TL 1955
Chelidonichthys ischyrus Northwest Pacific 15 TL 1914
Chelidonichthys kumu Bluefin gurnard Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1829
Chelidonichthys lastoviza Streaked gurnard Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1788
Chelidonichthys lucerna Tub gurnard Eastern Atlantic 75.1 TL 1758
Chelidonichthys obscurus Longfin gurnard Eastern Atlantic 50.5 TL 1792
Chelidonichthys queketti Lesser gurnard Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1904
Chelidonichthys spinosus Spiny red gurnard Northwest Pacific 40 TL 1844
Eutrigla gurnardus Grey gurnard Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1758
Lepidotrigla abyssalis Northwest Pacific 17 TL 1904
Lepidotrigla alata Western Pacific 20 TL 1782
Lepidotrigla alcocki Western Indian Ocean 12.4 SL 1908
Lepidotrigla annamarae Western Pacific 17 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla argus Long-finned gurnard Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1910
Lepidotrigla argyrosoma Western Central Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla bentuviai Twohorn gurnard Western Indian Ocean 12 TL 1977
Lepidotrigla bispinosa Bullhorn gurnard Western Indian Ocean. 16 TL 1898
Lepidotrigla brachyoptera Scaly gurnard Southwest Pacific 14.0 SL 1872
Lepidotrigla cadmani Scalebreast gurnard Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1915
Lepidotrigla calodactyla Drab longfin gurnard Western Pacific 18 TL 1910
Lepidotrigla carolae Carol's gurnard Eastern Atlantic 18 TL 1968
Lepidotrigla cavillone Large-scaled gurnard Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1801
Lepidotrigla deasoni Western Central Pacific 1952
Lepidotrigla dieuzeidei Spiny gurnard Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1973
Lepidotrigla eydouxii Western Central Pacific 1878
Lepidotrigla faurei Scalybreast gurnard Western Indian Ocean 18 TL 1914
Lepidotrigla grandis Supreme gurnard Indo-West Pacific 16 TL 1910
Lepidotrigla guentheri Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1879
Lepidotrigla hime Northwest Pacific 18 TL 1932
Lepidotrigla japonica Western Pacific 20 TL 1854
Lepidotrigla jimjoebob Eastern Central Pacific 11.6 SL 1992
Lepidotrigla kanagashira Western Pacific 18 TL 1936
Lepidotrigla kishinouyi Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1911
Lepidotrigla larsoni Swordtip gurnard Southwest Pacific 1997
Lepidotrigla lepidojugulata Western Pacific 1981
Lepidotrigla longifaciata Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1981
Lepidotrigla longimana Western Pacific 1981
Lepidotrigla longipinnis Indian Ocean. 1890
Lepidotrigla macrobrachia Western Central Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla marisinensis Western Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla microptera Northwest Pacific 30 TL 1873
Lepidotrigla modesta Cocky gurnard Eastern Indian Ocean 22 SL 1899
Lepidotrigla mulhalli Roundsnout gurnard Southwest Pacific 20 TL 1884
Lepidotrigla multispinosa Indian Ocean spiny gurnard Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1934
Lepidotrigla musorstom Western Pacific 12.8 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla nana Western Pacific 10.1 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla oglina Western Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla omanensis Oman gurnard Western Indian Ocean 13.5 TL 1905
Lepidotrigla papilio Eastern Indian Ocean 20 SL 1829
Lepidotrigla pectoralis Western Central Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla pleuracanthica Eastern spiny gurnard Southwest Pacific 20 TL 1845
Lepidotrigla punctipectoralis Finspot gurnard Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1938
Lepidotrigla robinsi Southwest Pacific 12.2 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla russelli Smooth gurnard Western Central Pacific 1995
Lepidotrigla sayademalha Western Indian Ocean 10.4 SL 1992
Lepidotrigla sereti Western Pacific 11.8 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla spiloptera Spotwing gurnard Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1880
Lepidotrigla spinosa Shortfin gurnard Eastern Indian Ocean 1987
Lepidotrigla umbrosa Blackspot gurnard Southwest Pacific 1910
Lepidotrigla vanessa Butterfly gurnard Eastern Indian Ocean 28 SL 1839
Lepidotrigla vaubani Western Pacific 10.6 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla venusta Western Central Pacific 1938
Prionotus alatus Spiny searobin Western Atlantic 17.5 TL 1883
Prionotus albirostris Whitesnout searobin Eastern Pacific 20.5 SL 1890
Prionotus beanii Bean's searobin Western Atlantic 15 TL 1896
Prionotus birostratus Two-beaked searobin Eastern Pacific 18 TL 1844
Prionotus carolinus Northern searobin Western Atlantic 38 TL 1771
Prionotus evolans Striped searobin Western Atlantic 45 TL 1766
Prionotus horrens Bristly searobin Eastern Pacific 1844
Prionotus longispinosus Bigeye searobin Western Atlantic 35 TL 1951
Prionotus martis Gulf of Mexico barred searobin Western Atlantic 17.5 TL 1950
Prionotus miles Galapagos gurnard Southeast Pacific 25 TL 1840
Prionotus murielae Western Central Atlantic 6 SL 1928
Prionotus nudigula Red searobin Southwest Atlantic 38.1 TL 1950
Prionotus ophryas Bandtail searobin Western Atlantic 27 TL 1885
Prionotus paralatus Mexican searobin Western Atlantic 17.5 TL 1950
Prionotus punctatus Bluewing searobin Western Atlantic 45 TL 1793
Prionotus roseus Bluespotted searobin Western Atlantic 20 TL 1887
Prionotus rubio Blackwing searobin Western Atlantic 30 TL 1886
Prionotus ruscarius Common searobin Eastern Pacific 39.5 TL 1904
Prionotus scitulus Leopard searobin Western Atlantic 25 TL 1882
Prionotus stearnsi Shortwing searobin Western Atlantic 17.5 TL 1885
Prionotus stephanophrys Lumptail searobin Eastern Pacific 43 TL 1881
Prionotus teaguei Long-ray searobin Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL 1956
Prionotus tribulus Bighead searobin Western Atlantic 35 TL 1829
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
Trigla lyra Piper gurnard Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1758



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