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Family: Agonidae Poachers



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46 species (see list below)

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Agonomalus jordani
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Agonomalus mozinoi
[Kelp poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Agonomalus proboscidalis
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Agonopsis asperoculis
[]

Photo by Svensen, E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Agonopsis chiloensis (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Agonopsis chiloensis
[Snailfish]

Photo by Stender, K.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Agonopsis sterletus (Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Agonopsis sterletus
[Southern spearnose poacher]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Agonopsis vulsa (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Agonopsis vulsa
[Northern spearnose poacher]

Photo by Salesjö, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Agonus cataphractus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Salesjö, A.
 
Agonus cataphractus
[Hooknose]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Anoplagonus inermis
[Smooth alligatorfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Anoplagonus occidentalis
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Aspidophoroides monopterygius (Bloch, 1786)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Aspidophoroides monopterygius
[Alligatorfish]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Arctic to Northwest Atlan
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL
Aspidophoroides olrikii Lütken, 1877

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Aspidophoroides olrikii
[Arctic alligatorfish]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Bathyagonus alascanus
[Gray starsnout]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Bathyagonus infraspinatus
[Spinycheek starsnout]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 24.2 cm TL
Bathyagonus nigripinnis Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyagonus nigripinnis
[Blackfin poacher]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Bathyagonus pentacanthus
[Bigeye poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Bothragonus occidentalis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Bothragonus swanii
[Rockhead]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Brachyopsis segaliensis
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Chesnonia verrucosa
[Warty poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Freemanichthys thompsoni
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Hypsagonus corniger
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hypsagonus quadricornis (Valenciennes, 1829)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Hypsagonus quadricornis
[Fourhorn poacher]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Arctic to Northwest Atlan
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Leptagonus decagonus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Leptagonus decagonus
[Atlantic poacher]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL
Occella dodecaedron (Tilesius, 1813)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Occella dodecaedron
[Bering poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Occella iburia
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Occella kasawae
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Occella kuronumai
[]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Odontopyxis trispinosa Lockington, 1880

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Odontopyxis trispinosa
[Pygmy poacher]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Pallasina barbata (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Pallasina barbata
[Tubenose poacher]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Percis japonica (Pallas, 1769)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Percis japonica
[Dragon poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Percis matsuii
[]

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
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Sarritor frenatus (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Sarritor frenatus
[Sawback poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Sarritor knipowitschi
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Sarritor leptorhynchus (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Sarritor leptorhynchus
[Longnose poacher]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Stellerina xyosterna (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Stellerina xyosterna
[Pricklebreast poacher]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Tilesina gibbosa
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Xeneretmus latifrons
[Blacktip poacher]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Xeneretmus leiops Gilbert, 1915

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Xeneretmus leiops
[Smooth-eye poacher]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Xeneretmus ritteri
[Stripefin poacher]

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Xeneretmus triacanthus (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory
 
Xeneretmus triacanthus
[Bluespotted poacher]
46 Species of Family Agonidae
(Poachers)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1904 Agonomalus jordani Northwest Pacific 18 TL
1979 Agonomalus mozinoi Kelp poacher Eastern Pacific 8.9 TL
1858 Agonomalus proboscidalis Northwest Pacific 20 TL
1916 Agonopsis asperoculis Southwest Atlantic
1840 Agonopsis chiloensis Snailfish Southeast Pacific 12.5 SL
1898 Agonopsis sterletus Southern spearnose poacher Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL
1880 Agonopsis vulsa Northern spearnose poacher Eastern Pacific 20 TL
1758 Agonus cataphractus Hooknose Northeast Atlantic 21 TL
1860 Anoplagonus inermis Smooth alligatorfish North Pacific 15 TL
1950 Anoplagonus occidentalis Northwest Pacific 10 SL
1786 Aspidophoroides monopterygius Alligatorfish Northwest Atlantic 22 TL
1877 Aspidophoroides olrikii Arctic alligatorfish Arctic to Northwest Atlan 8.6 TL
1896 Bathyagonus alascanus Gray starsnout Eastern Pacific 13 TL
1904 Bathyagonus infraspinatus Spinycheek starsnout Eastern Pacific 12 TL
1890 Bathyagonus nigripinnis Blackfin poacher North Pacific 24.2 TL
1890 Bathyagonus pentacanthus Bigeye poacher North Pacific 23 TL
1935 Bothragonus occidentalis Northwest Pacific 7 TL
1876 Bothragonus swanii Rockhead Eastern Pacific 8.9 TL
1809 Brachyopsis segaliensis Northwest Pacific 30 TL
1880 Chesnonia verrucosa Warty poacher Northeast Pacific 20 TL
1898 Freemanichthys thompsoni Northwest Pacific 22 TL
1933 Hypsagonus corniger Northwest Pacific 10 TL
1829 Hypsagonus quadricornis Fourhorn poacher North Pacific 12 TL
1801 Leptagonus decagonus Atlantic poacher Arctic to Northwest Atlan 21 TL
1813 Occella dodecaedron Bering poacher North Pacific 21.6 SL
1904 Occella iburia Northwest Pacific
1925 Occella kasawae Northwest Pacific
1951 Occella kuronumai Northwest Pacific
1880 Odontopyxis trispinosa Pygmy poacher Eastern Pacific 9.5 TL
1876 Pallasina barbata Tubenose poacher North Pacific 17 TL
1769 Percis japonica Dragon poacher North Pacific 42 TL
1936 Percis matsuii Northwest Pacific 15 SL
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
1896 Sarritor frenatus Sawback poacher North Pacific 27 TL
1937 Sarritor knipowitschi Northwest Pacific 14.4 SL
1896 Sarritor leptorhynchus Longnose poacher North Pacific 25 TL
1880 Stellerina xyosterna Pricklebreast poacher Eastern Pacific 16 TL
1904 Tilesina gibbosa Northwest Pacific 36 TL
1890 Xeneretmus latifrons Blacktip poacher Eastern Pacific 19 TL
1915 Xeneretmus leiops Smooth-eye poacher Eastern Pacific 24 TL
1915 Xeneretmus ritteri Stripefin poacher Eastern Central Pacific 16 TL
1890 Xeneretmus triacanthus Bluespotted poacher Eastern Pacific 18 TL



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