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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Hexagrammidae Greenlings
Subfamily: Hexagramminae
Genus: Hexagrammos

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Hexagrammos agrammus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Hexagrammos agrammus
[]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Hexagrammos decagrammus (Pallas, 1810)

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Hexagrammos decagrammus
[Kelp greenling]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Hexagrammos lagocephalus (Pallas, 1810)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Hexagrammos lagocephalus
[Rock greenling]

Photo by Markevich, A.I.

North Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Hexagrammos octogrammus (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Markevich, A.I.
 
Hexagrammos octogrammus
[Masked greenling]

Photo by Markevich, A.I.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Hexagrammos otakii Jordan & Starks, 1895

Photo by Markevich, A.I.
 
Hexagrammos otakii
[]

Photo by Miyahara, H.

North Pacific
Max. Length 48 cm TL
Hexagrammos stelleri Tilesius, 1810

Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Hexagrammos stelleri
[Whitespotted greenling]
6 Species of Family Hexagrammidae with Genus Hexagrammos
(Greenlings)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1843 Hexagrammos agrammus Northwest Pacific 30 SL
1810 Hexagrammos decagrammus Kelp greenling Eastern Pacific 61 TL
1810 Hexagrammos lagocephalus Rock greenling Eastern Pacific 61 TL
1814 Hexagrammos octogrammus Masked greenling North Pacific 42 TL
1895 Hexagrammos otakii Northwest Pacific 57 TL
1810 Hexagrammos stelleri Whitespotted greenling North Pacific 48 TL



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