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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Peristediidae Armored searobins or armored gurnards

Genus: Peristedion

(See list of species below)



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23 species (see list below)

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Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Peristedion altipinne Regan, 1903

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Peristedion altipinne
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Peristedion amblygenys
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Peristedion antillarum
[Longnose armoured searobin]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific.
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Peristedion barbiger Garman, 1899

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Peristedion barbiger
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Peristedion brevirostre
[Flathead searobin]

Photo by Garcia-Franco, M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Peristedion cataphractum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Garcia-Franco, M.
 
Peristedion cataphractum
[African armoured searobin]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Peristedion crustosum
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Peristedion ecuadorense Teague, 1961

Photo by JAMARC
 
Peristedion ecuadorense
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Peristedion gracile Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Peristedion gracile
[Slender searobin]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic.

Peristedion greyae Miller, 1967

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Peristedion greyae
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Peristedion imberbe
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Peristedion liorhynchus (Günther, 1872)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Peristedion liorhynchus
[Armoured gurnard]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Peristedion longispatha
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Peristedion miniatum Goode, 1880

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Peristedion miniatum
[Armored searobin]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Peristedion nesium
[]

Photo by Shirai, Y.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Peristedion nierstraszi Weber, 1913

Photo by Shirai, Y.
 
Peristedion nierstraszi
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Peristedion orientale Temminck & Schlegel, 1843

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Peristedion orientale
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Peristedion paucibarbiger Castro-Aguirre & Garcia-Domínguez, 1984

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Peristedion paucibarbiger
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Peristedion riversandersoni
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Peristedion thompsoni
[Rimspine searobin]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Peristedion truncatum (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Peristedion truncatum
[Black armoured searobin]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Peristedion unicuspis
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Peristedion weberi Smith, 1934

Photo by SFSA
 
Peristedion weberi
[]
23 Species of Family Peristediidae with Genus Peristedion
(Armored searobins or armored gurnards)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1903 Peristedion altipinne Southwest Atlantic 23 TL
1938 Peristedion amblygenys Western Central Pacific
1961 Peristedion antillarum Longnose armoured searobin Western Central Atlantic 18 SL
1899 Peristedion barbiger Eastern Central Pacific. 13.7 SL
1860 Peristedion brevirostre Flathead searobin Western Atlantic 25 SL
1758 Peristedion cataphractum African armoured searobin Eastern Atlantic 40 TL
1899 Peristedion crustosum Eastern Pacific 15.2 SL
1961 Peristedion ecuadorense Western Central Atlantic 16 SL
1896 Peristedion gracile Slender searobin Western Atlantic 20 TL
1967 Peristedion greyae Western Central Atlantic.
1861 Peristedion imberbe Western Central Atlantic 7 TL
1872 Peristedion liorhynchus Armoured gurnard Indo-West Pacific 40 TL
1886 Peristedion longispatha Western Central Atlantic 15 TL
1880 Peristedion miniatum Armored searobin Western Atlantic 30 TL
2010 Peristedion nesium Eastern Central Pacific 11.8 SL
1913 Peristedion nierstraszi Western Pacific 22 TL
1843 Peristedion orientale Northwest Pacific 19 TL
1984 Peristedion paucibarbiger Eastern Central Pacific 7 SL
1894 Peristedion riversandersoni Western Indian Ocean
1952 Peristedion thompsoni Rimspine searobin Western Atlantic 25 TL
1880 Peristedion truncatum Black armoured searobin Western Atlantic 17 SL
1967 Peristedion unicuspis Western Central Atlantic
1934 Peristedion weberi Western Indian Ocean 15 TL



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