SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=377) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Trachinidae Weeverfishes



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Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Echiichthys vipera (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Echiichthys vipera
[Lesser weever]

Photo by Pillon, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Trachinus araneus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Trachinus araneus
[Spotted weever]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Trachinus armatus Bleeker, 1861

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Trachinus armatus
[Guinean weever]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Trachinus collignoni Roux, 1957

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Trachinus collignoni
[Sailfin weever]
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Southeast Pacific

 
Trachinus cornutus
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Photo by Østergaard, T.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Trachinus draco Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Trachinus draco
[Greater weever]

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Trachinus lineolatus Fischer, 1885

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Trachinus lineolatus
[Striped weever]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Trachinus pellegrini Cadenat, 1937

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Trachinus pellegrini
[Cape Verde weever]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Trachinus radiatus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Trachinus radiatus
[Starry weever]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Echiichthys vipera Lesser weever Eastern Atlantic 15 SL 1829
Trachinus araneus Spotted weever Eastern Atlantic 45 SL 1829
Trachinus armatus Guinean weever Eastern Atlantic 35 TL 1861
Trachinus collignoni Sailfin weever Eastern Atlantic 15 TL 1957
Trachinus cornutus Southeast Pacific 1848
Trachinus draco Greater weever Eastern Atlantic 53 TL 1758
Trachinus lineolatus Striped weever Eastern Atlantic 15 TL 1885
Trachinus pellegrini Cape Verde weever Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1937
Trachinus radiatus Starry weever Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1829



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