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Family: Bovichtidae Thornfishes



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11 species (see list below)

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Bovichtus angustifrons
[]

Photo by Delpiani, M.S.

Southwest Atlantic

Bovichtus argentinus MacDonagh, 1931

Photo by Delpiani, M.S.
 
Bovichtus argentinus
[]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Bovichtus chilensis Regan, 1913

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Bovichtus chilensis
[]

Photo by Scott, S.

Southeast Atlantic

Bovichtus diacanthus (Carmichael, 1819)

Photo by Scott, S.
 
Bovichtus diacanthus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Bovichtus oculus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Bovichtus psychrolutes
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Bovichtus variegatus
[Thornfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Bovichtus veneris
[]

Photo by Lloris, D.

Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Cottoperca gobio (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Cottoperca gobio
[Channel bull blenny]
No picture found
Southern Ocean.

 
Cottoperca trigloides
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Halaphritis platycephala
[]
11 Species of Family Bovichtidae
(Thornfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1913 Bovichtus angustifrons Indo-West Pacific 28 TL
1931 Bovichtus argentinus Southwest Atlantic
1913 Bovichtus chilensis Southeast Pacific 9.4 SL
1819 Bovichtus diacanthus Southeast Atlantic
1989 Bovichtus oculus Southwest Pacific
1860 Bovichtus psychrolutes Southwest Pacific
1846 Bovichtus variegatus Thornfish Southwest Pacific
1879 Bovichtus veneris Western Indian Ocean
1861 Cottoperca gobio Channel bull blenny Southeast Pacific and Sou 80 TL
1801 Cottoperca trigloides Southern Ocean.
2002 Halaphritis platycephala Eastern Indian Ocean 16.8 SL



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