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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Agonidae Poachers
Subfamily: Agoninae
Genus: Podothecus

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Podothecus accipenserinus (Tilesius, 1813)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Podothecus accipenserinus
[Sturgeon poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Podothecus hamlini
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL

 
Podothecus sachi
[Snail-fin poacher]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Podothecus sturioides (Guichenot, 1869)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Podothecus sturioides
[]

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Podothecus veternus Jordan & Starks, 1895

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory
 
Podothecus veternus
[]
5 Species of Family Agonidae with Genus Podothecus
(Poachers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1813 Podothecus accipenserinus Sturgeon poacher North Pacific 30.5 TL
1898 Podothecus hamlini Northwest Pacific 17 TL
1901 Podothecus sachi Snail-fin poacher Northwest Pacific 50 TL
1869 Podothecus sturioides Northwest Pacific 29 TL
1895 Podothecus veternus Northwest Pacific 28 TL



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