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Family: Percophidae Duckbills
Subfamily: Hemerocoetinae


(See list of species below)



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26 species (see list below)

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Photo by Shao, K.T.

Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Acanthaphritis barbata (Okamura & Kishida, 1963)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Acanthaphritis barbata
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Acanthaphritis grandisquamis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Acanthaphritis ozawai
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Acanthaphritis unoorum
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Dactylopsaron dimorphicum
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Enigmapercis acutirostris
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Enigmapercis reducta
[Broad sandfish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Hemerocoetes artus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Hemerocoetes macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Hemerocoetes monopterygius
[Opalfish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Hemerocoetes morelandi
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Hemerocoetes pauciradiatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Matsubaraea fusiforme
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Osopsaron formosensis Kao & Shen, 1985

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Osopsaron formosensis
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Osopsaron karlik
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Osopsaron verecundum
[]

Photo by Iwamoto, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Pteropsaron dabfar Iwamoto, 2014

Photo by Iwamoto, T.
 
Pteropsaron dabfar
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pteropsaron evolans Jordan & Snyder, 1902

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Pteropsaron evolans
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Pteropsaron heemstrai Nelson, 1982

Photo by SFSA
 
Pteropsaron heemstrai
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Pteropsaron incisum
[]

Photo by Fong, J.D.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Pteropsaron levitoni Iwamoto, 2014

Photo by Fong, J.D.
 
Pteropsaron levitoni
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Pteropsaron longipinnis Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pteropsaron longipinnis
[Midwater sand-diver]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Pteropsaron natalensis (Nelson, 1982)

Photo by SFSA
 
Pteropsaron natalensis
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Pteropsaron neocaledonicus
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Pteropsaron springeri Smith & Johnson, 2007

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Pteropsaron springeri
[Springer's sand-diver]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Squamicreedia obtusa
[Obtuse sandfish]
26 Species of Family Percophidae
(Duckbills)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1963 Acanthaphritis barbata Eastern Indian Ocean to W 10 SL
1880 Acanthaphritis grandisquamis Western Central Pacific
1971 Acanthaphritis ozawai Eastern Indian Ocean 10.8 SL
1996 Acanthaphritis unoorum Western Pacific
1990 Dactylopsaron dimorphicum Southeast Pacific 2.9 SL
1990 Enigmapercis acutirostris Southeast Pacific
1936 Enigmapercis reducta Broad sandfish Indo-Pacific 9 TL
1979 Hemerocoetes artus Southwest Pacific
1914 Hemerocoetes macrophthalmus Southwest Pacific
1801 Hemerocoetes monopterygius Opalfish Southwest Pacific 28 TL
1979 Hemerocoetes morelandi Southwest Pacific
1914 Hemerocoetes pauciradiatus Southwest Pacific
1943 Matsubaraea fusiforme Western Pacific 6.9 SL
1985 Osopsaron formosensis Northwest Pacific 5.5 SL
1985 Osopsaron karlik Southeast Pacific 4.2 SL
1902 Osopsaron verecundum Northwest Pacific 6 SL
2014 Pteropsaron dabfar Western Pacific 3.4 SL
1902 Pteropsaron evolans Northwest Pacific 7 SL
1982 Pteropsaron heemstrai Western Indian Ocean 5.5 SL
1905 Pteropsaron incisum Eastern Pacific 5.2 SL
2014 Pteropsaron levitoni Western Pacific 2.8 SL
2012 Pteropsaron longipinnis Midwater sand-diver Western Pacific 2.9 SL
1982 Pteropsaron natalensis Western Indian Ocean 3.5 SL
1979 Pteropsaron neocaledonicus Pacific Ocean 4.5 SL
2007 Pteropsaron springeri Springer's sand-diver Western Central Pacific 2.8 SL
1921 Squamicreedia obtusa Obtuse sandfish Indo-West Pacific 8 TL



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