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Family: Caproidae Boarfishes



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18 species (see list below)

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Southeast Pacific

 
Antigonia aurorosea
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Worldwide in subtropical
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Antigonia capros Lowe, 1843

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antigonia capros
[Deepbody boarfish]

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Antigonia combatia Berry & Rathjen, 1959

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Antigonia combatia
[Shortspine boarfish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Antigonia eos
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Antigonia hulleyi
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL

 
Antigonia indica
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Antigonia kenyae
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Antigonia malayana
[Malayan deepsea boarfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Antigonia ovalis
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Antigonia quiproqua
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Antigonia rhomboidea McCulloch, 1915

Photo by CSIRO
 
Antigonia rhomboidea
[Rhomboidal boarfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Antigonia rubescens (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Antigonia rubescens
[Indo-Pacific boarfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Antigonia rubicunda
[Rosy deepsea boarfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Antigonia saya
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Antigonia socotrae
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Antigonia undulata
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Antigonia xenolepis
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Capros aper (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Capros aper
[Boarfish]
18 Species of Family Caproidae
(Boarfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1986 Antigonia aurorosea Southeast Pacific
1843 Antigonia capros Deepbody boarfish Worldwide in subtropical 30.5 TL
1959 Antigonia combatia Shortspine boarfish Western Atlantic 15 TL
1905 Antigonia eos Eastern Central Pacific 12.4 SL
2005 Antigonia hulleyi Western Indian Ocean 7.9 SL
1986 Antigonia indica Indian Ocean 9.3 TL
2005 Antigonia kenyae Western Indian Ocean 4.4 SL
1913 Antigonia malayana Malayan deepsea boarfish Indo-West Pacific 6.7 SL
2006 Antigonia ovalis Western Indian Ocean 5.6 SL
2006 Antigonia quiproqua Western Indian Ocean 6.5 SL
1915 Antigonia rhomboidea Rhomboidal boarfish Eastern Indian Ocean and 11 TL
1860 Antigonia rubescens Indo-Pacific boarfish Indo-West Pacific 15 SL
1910 Antigonia rubicunda Rosy deepsea boarfish Western Pacific 10.6 SL
1986 Antigonia saya Western Indian Ocean 12 SL
2006 Antigonia socotrae Western Indian Ocean 11.2 SL
2005 Antigonia undulata Western Indian Ocean 9.8 SL
1986 Antigonia xenolepis Northwest Pacific 11.3 SL
1758 Capros aper Boarfish Eastern Atlantic 30 TL



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