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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Tetrarogidae Wasp fishes

Genus: Paracentropogon

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Petrinos, C.

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

Photo by Petrinos, C.
 
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]
4 Species of Family Tetrarogidae with Genus Paracentropogon
(Wasp fishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Paracentropogon longispinis Wispy waspfish Indo-West Pacific 13 TL
1843 Paracentropogon rubripinnis Northwest Pacific 9.3 SL
1910 Paracentropogon vespa Wasp roguefish Indo-West Pacific
1913 Paracentropogon zonatus Bandtail waspfish Western Central Pacific 5.2 SL



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