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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Dactyloscopidae Sand stargazers

Genus: Dactylagnus

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Dactylagnus mundus Gill, 1863

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Dactylagnus mundus
[Giant sand stargazer]
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Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Dactylagnus parvus
[Panamic stargazer]
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Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Dactylagnus peratikos
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dactylagnus mundus Giant sand stargazer Eastern Central Pacific 15 SL 1863
Dactylagnus parvus Panamic stargazer Eastern Central Pacific 3.2 SL 1976
Dactylagnus peratikos Western Central Atlantic 6.6 SL 1961



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