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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Aploactinidae Velvetfishes

Genus: Cocotropus

(See list of species below)



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16 species (see list below)

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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Cocotropus altipinnis
[Highfin velvetfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Cocotropus astakhovi
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Cocotropus dermacanthus
[Spinyskin velvetfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Cocotropus echinatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Cocotropus eksae
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Cocotropus izuensis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Cocotropus keramaensis
[]

Photo by Johnson, J.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cocotropus larvatus Poss & Allen, 1987

Photo by Johnson, J.
 
Cocotropus larvatus
[Ghost velvetfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cocotropus masudai
[]

Photo by Johnson, J.W.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Cocotropus microps Johnson, 2004

Photo by Johnson, J.W.
 
Cocotropus microps
[Patchwork velvetfish]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.8 cm TL
Cocotropus monacanthus (Gilchrist, 1906)

Photo by SFSA
 
Cocotropus monacanthus
[Roughskin scorpionfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Cocotropus possi
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Cocotropus richeri
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Cocotropus roseomaculatus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Cocotropus roseus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cocotropus steinitzi
[Steinitz' velvetfish]
16 Species of Family Aploactinidae with Genus Cocotropus
(Velvetfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1903 Cocotropus altipinnis Highfin velvetfish Southwest Pacific 3.2 SL
2010 Cocotropus astakhovi Western Pacific 4.2 SL
1852 Cocotropus dermacanthus Spinyskin velvetfish Indo-Pacific 5.1 SL
1849 Cocotropus echinatus Eastern Indian Ocean 7.2 SL
2010 Cocotropus eksae Western Pacific 4.4 SL
2010 Cocotropus izuensis Northwest Pacific 4.7 SL
2003 Cocotropus keramaensis Northwest Pacific 3.4 SL
1987 Cocotropus larvatus Ghost velvetfish Eastern Indian Ocean 7.1 SL
1943 Cocotropus masudai Northwest Pacific 5 TL
2004 Cocotropus microps Patchwork velvetfish Southwest Pacific 3.9 SL
1906 Cocotropus monacanthus Roughskin scorpionfish Western Indian Ocean 3.8 TL
2008 Cocotropus possi Northwest Pacific 3.5 SL
2004 Cocotropus richeri Western Pacific 2.1 SL
2004 Cocotropus roseomaculatus Western Indian Ocean 2.9 SL
1875 Cocotropus roseus Western Indian Ocean. 4.3 SL
1978 Cocotropus steinitzi Steinitz' velvetfish Indo-West Pacific 5 TL



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