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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Bodianinae
Genus: Bodianus

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 32.8 cm SL
Bodianus albotaeniatus (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus albotaeniatus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Bodianus anthioides (Bennett, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus anthioides
[Lyretail hogfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30.7 cm SL
Bodianus atrolumbus (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Bodianus atrolumbus
[Palebar hogfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Bodianus axillaris (Bennett, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Bodianus axillaris
[Axilspot hogfish]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 45.6 cm SL
Bodianus bathycapros Gomon, 2006

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus bathycapros
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Bodianus bennetti Gomon & Walsh, 2016

Photo by Photo by Bennett, T.
 
Bodianus bennetti
[Lemon-striped pygmy hogfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Bodianus bilunulatus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus bilunulatus
[Tarry hogfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Bodianus bimaculatus Allen, 1973

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus bimaculatus
[Twospot hogfish]
No picture found


 
Bodianus busellatus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Bodianus cylindriatus (Tanaka, 1930)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus cylindriatus
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL
Bodianus diana (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Bodianus diana
[Diana's hogfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL
Bodianus dictynna Gomon, 2006

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Bodianus dictynna
[Redfin hogfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Bodianus diplotaenia (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Bodianus diplotaenia
[Mexican hogfish]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Bodianus eclancheri (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bodianus eclancheri
[Harlequin wrasse]
No picture found

Max. Length 42.2 cm SL

 
Bodianus flavifrons
[Masked pigfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 36.8 cm SL
Bodianus flavipinnis Gomon, 2001

Photo by Photo by Tindale, S.
 
Bodianus flavipinnis
[Yellowfin pigfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Bodianus frenchii (Klunzinger, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Bodianus frenchii
[Foxfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Bodianus insularis Gomon & Lubbock, 1980

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Bodianus insularis
[Island hogfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Bodianus izuensis Araga & Yoshino, 1975

Photo by Photo by Großkopf, J.
 
Bodianus izuensis
[Striped pigfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Bodianus leucosticticus (Bennett, 1832)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Bodianus leucosticticus
[Lined hogfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Bodianus loxozonus (Snyder, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Bodianus loxozonus
[Blackfin hogfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Bodianus macrognathos (Morris, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Bodianus macrognathos
[Giant hogfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Bodianus macrourus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus macrourus
[Black-banded hogfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Bodianus masudai Araga & Yoshino, 1975

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bodianus masudai
[]



Western Pacific between W
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Bodianus mesothorax (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Bodianus mesothorax
[Splitlevel hogfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Bodianus neilli (Day, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Bodianus neilli
[Bay of Bengal hogfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Bodianus neopercularis Gomon, 2006

Photo by Photo by Johnson, S.
 
Bodianus neopercularis
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Bodianus opercularis (Guichenot, 1847)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Bodianus opercularis
[Blackspot hogfish]



Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Bodianus oxycephalus (Bleeker, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bodianus oxycephalus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Bodianus paraleucosticticus Gomon, 2006

Photo by Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Bodianus paraleucosticticus
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Bodianus perditio (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Bodianus perditio
[Golden-spot hogfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.9 cm SL
Bodianus prognathus Lobel, 1981

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus prognathus
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28.5 cm TL
Bodianus pulchellus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Bodianus pulchellus
[Spotfin hogfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL
Bodianus rubrisos Gomon, 2006

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bodianus rubrisos
[Red-sashed hogfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Bodianus rufus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Bodianus rufus
[Spanish hogfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Bodianus sanguineus (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus sanguineus
[Sunrise wrasse]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Bodianus scrofa (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Bodianus scrofa
[Barred hogfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Bodianus sepiacaudus Gomon, 2006

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Bodianus sepiacaudus
[Crescent-tail hogfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Bodianus solatus Gomon, 2006

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Bodianus solatus
[Sunburnt pigfish]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Bodianus speciosus (Bowdich, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bodianus speciosus
[Blackbar hogfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Bodianus tanyokidus
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Bodianus thoracotaeniatus Yamamoto, 1982

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bodianus thoracotaeniatus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Bodianus trilineatus (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Bodianus trilineatus
[Fourline hogfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Bodianus unimaculatus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Duffy, C.
 
Bodianus unimaculatus
[Red pigfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 43.5 cm SL
Bodianus vulpinus (Richardson, 1850)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus vulpinus
[Western pigfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bodianus albotaeniatus Eastern Central Pacific 32.8 SL 1839
Bodianus anthioides Lyretail hogfish Indo-Pacific 24 SL 1832
Bodianus atrolumbus Palebar hogfish Western Indian Ocean 30.7 SL 1839
Bodianus axillaris Axilspot hogfish Indo-Pacific 20 SL 1832
Bodianus bathycapros Central Pacific 45.6 SL 2006
Bodianus bennetti Lemon-striped pygmy hogfish Western Pacific 10.9 SL 2016
Bodianus bilunulatus Tarry hogfish Indo-West Pacific 55 TL 1801
Bodianus bimaculatus Twospot hogfish Indo-Pacific 5.9 SL 1973
Bodianus busellatus Central Pacific 2006
Bodianus cylindriatus Western Pacific 14.2 SL 1930
Bodianus diana Diana's hogfish Indian Ocean 16.9 SL 1801
Bodianus dictynna Redfin hogfish Western Pacific 14.4 SL 2006
Bodianus diplotaenia Mexican hogfish Eastern Pacific 76 TL 1862
Bodianus eclancheri Harlequin wrasse Southeast Pacific 61 TL 1846
Bodianus flavifrons Masked pigfish Southwest Pacific 42.2 SL 2001
Bodianus flavipinnis Yellowfin pigfish Southwest Pacific 36.8 SL 2001
Bodianus frenchii Foxfish Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1879
Bodianus insularis Island hogfish Eastern Atlantic 33 TL 1980
Bodianus izuensis Striped pigfish Western Pacific 10 SL 1975
Bodianus leucosticticus Lined hogfish Indo-West Pacific 24.2 SL 1832
Bodianus loxozonus Blackfin hogfish Western Pacific 47 TL 1908
Bodianus macrognathos Giant hogfish Western Indian Ocean 62 TL 1974
Bodianus macrourus Black-banded hogfish Western Indian Ocean 32 TL 1801
Bodianus masudai Western Pacific 12 SL 1975
Bodianus mesothorax Splitlevel hogfish Western Pacific between W 25 TL 1801
Bodianus neilli Bay of Bengal hogfish Indian Ocean 20 TL 1867
Bodianus neopercularis Western Pacific 9.7 SL 2006
Bodianus opercularis Blackspot hogfish Indian Ocean 18 TL 1847
Bodianus oxycephalus Northwestern Pacific 29 SL 1862
Bodianus paraleucosticticus Western Pacific 9.9 SL 2006
Bodianus perditio Golden-spot hogfish Pacific Ocean 80 SL 1834
Bodianus prognathus Eastern Central Pacific 17.9 SL 1981
Bodianus pulchellus Spotfin hogfish Western Atlantic 28.5 TL 1860
Bodianus rubrisos Red-sashed hogfish Western Pacific 20.2 SL 2006
Bodianus rufus Spanish hogfish Western Atlantic 40 TL 1758
Bodianus sanguineus Sunrise wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 19 SL 1903
Bodianus scrofa Barred hogfish Eastern Atlantic 51 TL 1839
Bodianus sepiacaudus Crescent-tail hogfish Western Central Pacific 8.7 SL 2006
Bodianus solatus Sunburnt pigfish Eastern Indian Ocean 35 SL 2006
Bodianus speciosus Blackbar hogfish Eastern Central Atlantic 50 SL 1825
Bodianus tanyokidus Indo-West Pacific, Comoro 17.7 SL 1981
Bodianus thoracotaeniatus Northwest Pacific 14.8 SL 1982
Bodianus trilineatus Fourline hogfish Western Indian Ocean 28 TL 1934
Bodianus unimaculatus Red pigfish Southwest Pacific 50 TL 1862
Bodianus vulpinus Western pigfish Eastern Indian Ocean 43.5 SL 1850



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