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Family: Peristediidae Armored searobins or armored gurnards



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gargariscus prionocephalus Jaggedhead gurnard Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1869
Heminodus philippinus Indo-Western Pacific 9 TL 1917
Paraheminodus kamoharai Western Pacific 11.5 SL 2004
Paraheminodus laticephalus Northwest Pacific 21 TL 1952
Paraheminodus longirostralis Western Pacific 13.7 SL 2008
Paraheminodus murrayi Murray's armoured gurnard Indo-West Pacific 26.5 SL 1880
Peristedion altipinne Southwest Atlantic 23 TL 1903
Peristedion amblygenys Western Central Pacific 1938
Peristedion antillarum Longnose armoured searobin Western Central Atlantic 18 SL 1961
Peristedion barbiger Eastern Central Pacific. 13.7 SL 1899
Peristedion brevirostre Flathead searobin Western Atlantic 25 SL 1860
Peristedion cataphractum African armoured searobin Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1758
Peristedion crustosum Eastern Pacific 15.2 SL 1899
Peristedion ecuadorense Western Central Atlantic 21 TL 1961
Peristedion gracile Slender searobin Western Atlantic 20 TL 1896
Peristedion greyae Western Central Atlantic. 23.9 TL 1967
Peristedion imberbe Western Central Atlantic 22.4 TL 1861
Peristedion liorhynchus Armoured gurnard Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1872
Peristedion longicornutum Longhorn armored gurnard Southwestern Pacific 19.5 SL 2017
Peristedion longispatha Western Central Atlantic 15 TL 1886
Peristedion miniatum Armored searobin Western Atlantic 30 TL 1880
Peristedion nesium Eastern Central Pacific 11.8 SL 2010
Peristedion nierstraszi Western Pacific 22 TL 1913
Peristedion orientale Northwest Pacific 19 TL 1843
Peristedion paucibarbiger Eastern Central Pacific 7 SL 1984
Peristedion riversandersoni Western Indian Ocean 1894
Peristedion thompsoni Rimspine searobin Western Atlantic 25 TL 1952
Peristedion truncatum Black armoured searobin Western Atlantic 17 SL 1880
Peristedion unicuspis Western Central Atlantic 22.4 TL 1967
Peristedion weberi Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1934
Satyrichthys clavilapis Western Pacific 20.1 SL 1938
Satyrichthys laticeps Indo-West Pacific 48.7 SL 1852
Satyrichthys longiceps Western Central Pacific 15.5 SL 1943
Satyrichthys milleri Indo-West Pacific 26.5 SL 2013
Satyrichthys moluccensis Black-finned armoured-gurnard East Indo-West Pacific 48 SL 1850
Satyrichthys rieffeli Spotted armoured-gurnard Western Pacific 28 TL 1859
Satyrichthys welchi Robust armoured-gurnard Western Pacific 50 TL 1925
Scalicus amiscus Northwest Pacific 28 TL 1904
Scalicus engyceros Western Pacific 32 TL 1872
Scalicus gilberti Western Central Pacific 18.5 SL 1921
Scalicus hians Western Pacific 20 TL 1897
Scalicus investigatoris Indian Ocean 23 TL 1898
Scalicus orientalis Western Pacific 15.4 SL 1938
Scalicus quadratorostratus Western Pacific 14.9 SL 1979
Scalicus serrulatus Indo-West Pacific 27 TL 1898



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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013