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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Triglidae Searobins
Subfamily: Triglinae
Genus: Lepidotrigla

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Lepidotrigla abyssalis Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Lepidotrigla abyssalis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla alata (Houttuyn, 1782)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Lepidotrigla alata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla alcocki
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Lepidotrigla annamarae del Cerro & Lloris, 1997

Photo by Photo by del Cerro, L.
 
Lepidotrigla annamarae
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Lepidotrigla argus Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla argus
[Long-finned gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla argyrosoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Lepidotrigla bentuviai
[Twohorn gurnard]



Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Lepidotrigla bispinosa Steindachner, 1898

Photo by Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Lepidotrigla bispinosa
[Bullhorn gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.9 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla brachyoptera
[Scaly gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Lepidotrigla cadmani Regan, 1915

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lepidotrigla cadmani
[Scalebreast gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Lepidotrigla calodactyla
[Drab longfin gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Lepidotrigla carolae Richards, 1968

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lepidotrigla carolae
[Carol's gurnard]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla cavillone (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Lepidotrigla cavillone
[Large-scaled gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla deasoni
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla dieuzeidei Blanc & Hureau, 1973

Photo by Photo by Margies, P.
 
Lepidotrigla dieuzeidei
[Spiny gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla eydouxii
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Lepidotrigla faurei Gilchrist & Thompson, 1914

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Lepidotrigla faurei
[Scalybreast gurnard]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Lepidotrigla grandis Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla grandis
[Supreme gurnard]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla guentheri Hilgendorf, 1879

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Lepidotrigla guentheri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Lepidotrigla hime
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla japonica (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Lepidotrigla japonica
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla jimjoebob
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Lepidotrigla kanagashira
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla kishinouyi Snyder, 1911

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Lepidotrigla kishinouyi
[]



Southwest Pacific

Lepidotrigla larsoni del Cerro & Lloris, 1997

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Lepidotrigla larsoni
[Swordtip gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla lepidojugulata
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla longifaciata Yatou, 1981

Photo by Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Lepidotrigla longifaciata
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla longimana
[]



Indian Ocean.

Lepidotrigla longipinnis Alcock, 1890

Photo by Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Lepidotrigla longipinnis
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla macrobrachia
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla marisinensis
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Lepidotrigla microptera Günther, 1873

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Lepidotrigla microptera
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Lepidotrigla modesta Waite, 1899

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla modesta
[Cocky gurnard]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla mulhalli Macleay, 1884

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla mulhalli
[Roundsnout gurnard]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Lepidotrigla multispinosa Smith, 1934

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Lepidotrigla multispinosa
[Indian Ocean spiny gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla musorstom
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla nana
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla oglina
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Lepidotrigla omanensis Regan, 1905

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Lepidotrigla omanensis
[Oman gurnard]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Lepidotrigla papilio (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla papilio
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla pectoralis
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla pleuracanthica (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Lepidotrigla pleuracanthica
[Eastern spiny gurnard]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepidotrigla punctipectoralis Fowler, 1938

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Lepidotrigla punctipectoralis
[Finspot gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla robinsi
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla russelli
[Smooth gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla sayademalha
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla sereti
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Lepidotrigla spiloptera Günther, 1880

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lepidotrigla spiloptera
[Spotwing gurnard]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla spinosa
[Shortfin gurnard]



Southwest Pacific

Lepidotrigla umbrosa Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Lepidotrigla umbrosa
[Blackspot gurnard]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Lepidotrigla vanessa (Richardson, 1839)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidotrigla vanessa
[Butterfly gurnard]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Lepidotrigla vaubani
[]
No picture found


 
Lepidotrigla venusta
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lepidotrigla abyssalis Northwest Pacific 17 TL 1904
Lepidotrigla alata Western Pacific 20 TL 1782
Lepidotrigla alcocki Western Indian Ocean 12.4 SL 1908
Lepidotrigla annamarae Western Pacific 17 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla argus Long-finned gurnard Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1910
Lepidotrigla argyrosoma Western Central Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla bentuviai Twohorn gurnard Western Indian Ocean 12 TL 1977
Lepidotrigla bispinosa Bullhorn gurnard Western Indian Ocean. 16 TL 1898
Lepidotrigla brachyoptera Scaly gurnard Southwest Pacific 13.9 SL 1872
Lepidotrigla cadmani Scalebreast gurnard Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1915
Lepidotrigla calodactyla Drab longfin gurnard Western Pacific 18 TL 1910
Lepidotrigla carolae Carol's gurnard Eastern Atlantic 18 TL 1968
Lepidotrigla cavillone Large-scaled gurnard Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1801
Lepidotrigla deasoni Western Central Pacific 1952
Lepidotrigla dieuzeidei Spiny gurnard Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1973
Lepidotrigla eydouxii Western Central Pacific 1878
Lepidotrigla faurei Scalybreast gurnard Western Indian Ocean 18 TL 1914
Lepidotrigla grandis Supreme gurnard Indo-West Pacific 16 TL 1910
Lepidotrigla guentheri Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1879
Lepidotrigla hime Northwest Pacific 18 TL 1932
Lepidotrigla japonica Western Pacific 20 TL 1854
Lepidotrigla jimjoebob Eastern Central Pacific 11.6 SL 1992
Lepidotrigla kanagashira Western Pacific 18 TL 1936
Lepidotrigla kishinouyi Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1911
Lepidotrigla larsoni Swordtip gurnard Southwest Pacific 1997
Lepidotrigla lepidojugulata Western Pacific 1981
Lepidotrigla longifaciata Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1981
Lepidotrigla longimana Western Pacific 1981
Lepidotrigla longipinnis Indian Ocean. 1890
Lepidotrigla macrobrachia Western Central Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla marisinensis Western Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla microptera Northwest Pacific 30 TL 1873
Lepidotrigla modesta Cocky gurnard Eastern Indian Ocean 22 SL 1899
Lepidotrigla mulhalli Roundsnout gurnard Southwest Pacific 20 TL 1884
Lepidotrigla multispinosa Indian Ocean spiny gurnard Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1934
Lepidotrigla musorstom Western Pacific 12.8 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla nana Western Pacific 10.1 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla oglina Western Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla omanensis Oman gurnard Western Indian Ocean 13.5 TL 1905
Lepidotrigla papilio Eastern Indian Ocean 20 SL 1829
Lepidotrigla pectoralis Western Central Pacific 1938
Lepidotrigla pleuracanthica Eastern spiny gurnard Southwest Pacific 20 TL 1845
Lepidotrigla punctipectoralis Finspot gurnard Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1938
Lepidotrigla robinsi Southwest Pacific 12.2 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla russelli Smooth gurnard Western Central Pacific 1995
Lepidotrigla sayademalha Western Indian Ocean 10.4 SL 1992
Lepidotrigla sereti Western Pacific 11.8 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla spiloptera Spotwing gurnard Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1880
Lepidotrigla spinosa Shortfin gurnard Eastern Indian Ocean 1987
Lepidotrigla umbrosa Blackspot gurnard Southwest Pacific 1910
Lepidotrigla vanessa Butterfly gurnard Eastern Indian Ocean 28 SL 1839
Lepidotrigla vaubani Western Pacific 10.6 SL 1997
Lepidotrigla venusta Western Central Pacific 1938



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