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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Batrachoidiformes
Family: Batrachoididae Toadfishes
Subfamily: Porichthyinae
Genus: Porichthys

(See list of species below)



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14 species (see list below)

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Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 27.6 cm SL
Porichthys analis Hubbs & Schultz, 1939

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Porichthys analis
[Darkedge midshipman]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15.7 cm SL
Porichthys bathoiketes Gilbert, 1968

Photo by JAMARC
 
Porichthys bathoiketes
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Porichthys ephippiatus
[Saddle midshipman]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Porichthys greenei Gilbert & Starks, 1904

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Porichthys greenei
[Greene's midshipman]
No picture found
Western Atlantic

 
Porichthys kymosemeum
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Porichthys margaritatus (Richardson, 1844)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Porichthys margaritatus
[Daisy midshipman]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Porichthys mimeticus
[Mimetic midshipman]

Photo by Love, M.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Porichthys myriaster Hubbs & Schultz, 1939

Photo by Love, M.
 
Porichthys myriaster
[Specklefin midshipman]

Photo by Bauder, C.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Porichthys notatus Girard, 1854

Photo by Bauder, C.
 
Porichthys notatus
[Plainfin midshipman]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Porichthys oculellus Walker & Rosenblatt, 1988

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Porichthys oculellus
[Smalleye midshipman]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic

Porichthys oculofrenum Gilbert, 1968

Photo by FAO
 
Porichthys oculofrenum
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific.

Porichthys pauciradiatus Caldwell & Caldwell, 1963

Photo by FAO
 
Porichthys pauciradiatus
[]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Porichthys plectrodon Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Porichthys plectrodon
[Atlantic midshipman]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Porichthys porosissimus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Porichthys porosissimus
[]
14 Species of Family Batrachoididae with Genus Porichthys
(Toadfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1939 Porichthys analis Darkedge midshipman Eastern Central Pacific 27.6 SL
1968 Porichthys bathoiketes Western Central Atlantic 15.7 SL
1988 Porichthys ephippiatus Saddle midshipman Eastern Central Pacific 11.8 SL
1904 Porichthys greenei Greene's midshipman Eastern Central Pacific 7.7 SL
1968 Porichthys kymosemeum Western Atlantic
1844 Porichthys margaritatus Daisy midshipman Eastern Pacific 17 SL
1988 Porichthys mimeticus Mimetic midshipman Eastern Central Pacific 18.5 SL
1939 Porichthys myriaster Specklefin midshipman Eastern Pacific 51 TL
1854 Porichthys notatus Plainfin midshipman Eastern Pacific 38 TL
1988 Porichthys oculellus Smalleye midshipman Southeast Pacific 7.4 SL
1968 Porichthys oculofrenum Western Central Atlantic
1963 Porichthys pauciradiatus Eastern Central Pacific.
1882 Porichthys plectrodon Atlantic midshipman Western Atlantic 29 TL
1829 Porichthys porosissimus Southwest Atlantic 32 TL



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