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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Batrachoidiformes
Family: Batrachoididae Toadfishes
Subfamily: Thalassophryninae
Genus: Daector

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Daector dowi (Jordan & Gilbert, 1887)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Daector dowi
[Dow's toadfish]

Photo by FAO

South America
Max. Length 21.9 cm SL
Daector gerringi (Rendahl, 1941)

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Daector gerringi
[]

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South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Daector quadrizonatus (Eigenmann, 1922)

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Daector quadrizonatus
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Daector reticulata (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Daector reticulata
[Reticulated toadfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Daector schmitti Collette, 1968

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Daector schmitti
[Schmitt's toadfish]
5 Species of Family Batrachoididae with Genus Daector
(Toadfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1887 Daector dowi Dow's toadfish Eastern Pacific 16 TL
1941 Daector gerringi South America 21.9 SL
1922 Daector quadrizonatus South America 18 SL
1864 Daector reticulata Reticulated toadfish Eastern Central Pacific 27 SL
1968 Daector schmitti Schmitt's toadfish Eastern Central Pacific 13 SL



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