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Family: Agonidae Poachers
Subfamily: Agoninae


(See list of species below)



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15 species (see list below)

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Southwest Atlantic

 
Agonopsis asperoculis
[]

Photo by Svensen, E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Agonopsis chiloensis (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Agonopsis chiloensis
[Snailfish]

Photo by Stender, K.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Agonopsis sterletus (Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Agonopsis sterletus
[Southern spearnose poacher]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Agonopsis vulsa (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Agonopsis vulsa
[Northern spearnose poacher]

Photo by Salesjö, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Agonus cataphractus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Salesjö, A.
 
Agonus cataphractus
[Hooknose]

Photo by Tatarinov, A.C.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Freemanichthys thompsoni (Jordan & Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Tatarinov, A.C.
 
Freemanichthys thompsoni
[]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Arctic to Northwest Atlan
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Leptagonus decagonus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Leptagonus decagonus
[Atlantic poacher]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Podothecus accipenserinus (Tilesius, 1813)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Podothecus accipenserinus
[Sturgeon poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Podothecus hamlini
[]

Photo by Shiina, M.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Podothecus sachi (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Podothecus sachi
[Snail-fin poacher]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Podothecus sturioides (Guichenot, 1869)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Podothecus sturioides
[]

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Podothecus veternus Jordan & Starks, 1895

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory
 
Podothecus veternus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Sarritor frenatus (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Sarritor frenatus
[Sawback poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Sarritor knipowitschi
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Sarritor leptorhynchus (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Sarritor leptorhynchus
[Longnose poacher]
15 Species of Family Agonidae
(Poachers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1916 Agonopsis asperoculis Southwest Atlantic
1840 Agonopsis chiloensis Snailfish Southeast Pacific 12.5 SL
1898 Agonopsis sterletus Southern spearnose poacher Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL
1880 Agonopsis vulsa Northern spearnose poacher Eastern Pacific 20 TL
1758 Agonus cataphractus Hooknose Northeast Atlantic 21 TL
1898 Freemanichthys thompsoni Northwest Pacific 22 TL
1801 Leptagonus decagonus Atlantic poacher Arctic to Northwest Atlan 21 TL
1813 Podothecus accipenserinus Sturgeon poacher North Pacific 30.5 TL
1898 Podothecus hamlini Northwest Pacific 17 TL
1901 Podothecus sachi Snail-fin poacher Northwest Pacific 50 TL
1869 Podothecus sturioides Northwest Pacific 29 TL
1895 Podothecus veternus Northwest Pacific 28 TL
1896 Sarritor frenatus Sawback poacher North Pacific 27 TL
1937 Sarritor knipowitschi Northwest Pacific 14.4 SL
1896 Sarritor leptorhynchus Longnose poacher North Pacific 25 TL



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