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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Peristediidae Armored searobins or armored gurnards

Genus: Scalicus

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Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Scalicus amiscus
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Scalicus engyceros (Günther, 1872)

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Scalicus engyceros
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Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Scalicus gilberti
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Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Scalicus hians
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Scalicus investigatoris (Alcock, 1898)

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Scalicus investigatoris
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Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Scalicus orientalis
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Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Scalicus quadratorostratus
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Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Scalicus serrulatus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scalicus amiscus Northwest Pacific 28 TL 1904
Scalicus engyceros Western Pacific 32 TL 1872
Scalicus gilberti Western Central Pacific 18.5 SL 1921
Scalicus hians Western Pacific 20 TL 1897
Scalicus investigatoris Indian Ocean 23 TL 1898
Scalicus orientalis Western Pacific 15.4 SL 1938
Scalicus quadratorostratus Western Pacific 14.9 SL 1979
Scalicus serrulatus Indo-West Pacific 27 TL 1898



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