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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Synanceiidae Stonefishes
Subfamily: Choridactylinae
Genus: Choridactylus

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Choridactylus lineatus
[Lined stingfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Choridactylus multibarbus Richardson, 1848

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choridactylus multibarbus
[Orangebanded stingfish]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Choridactylus natalensis (Gilchrist, 1902)

Photo by SFSA
 
Choridactylus natalensis
[Threestick stingfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL
Choridactylus striatus Mandrytsa, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choridactylus striatus
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4 Species of Family Synanceiidae with Genus Choridactylus
(Stonefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1995 Choridactylus lineatus Lined stingfish Western Indian Ocean 25 TL
1848 Choridactylus multibarbus Orangebanded stingfish Indo-West Pacific 12 SL
1902 Choridactylus natalensis Threestick stingfish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL
1993 Choridactylus striatus Western Indian Ocean 15.9 SL



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