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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Tetrarogidae Wasp fishes

Genus: Paracentropogon

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Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Paracentropogon longispinis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
Paracentropogon longispinis
[Wispy waspfish]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Paracentropogon rubripinnis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
Paracentropogon rubripinnis
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Indo-West Pacific

Paracentropogon vespa
[Wasp roguefish]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Paracentropogon zonatus (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
Paracentropogon zonatus
[Bandtail waspfish]

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Paracentropogon longispinis Wispy waspfish Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1829
Paracentropogon rubripinnis Northwest Pacific 9.3 SL 1843
Paracentropogon vespa Wasp roguefish Indo-West Pacific 1910
Paracentropogon zonatus Bandtail waspfish Western Central Pacific 5.2 SL 1913

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