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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Antennariidae Frogfishes
Subfamily: Antennariinae
Genus: Fowlerichthys

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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Garcia, S.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Fowlerichthys avalonis (Jordan & Starks, 1907)

Photo by Garcia, S.
Fowlerichthys avalonis
[Roughbar frogfish]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Fowlerichthys ocellatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Flescher, D.
Fowlerichthys ocellatus
[Ocellated frogfish]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Fowlerichthys radiosus (Garman, 1896)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
Fowlerichthys radiosus
[Singlespot frogfish]

Photo by Suzaki, Y.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Fowlerichthys scriptissimus (Jordan, 1902)

Photo by Suzaki, Y.
Fowlerichthys scriptissimus

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 28.5 cm SL
Fowlerichthys senegalensis (Cadenat, 1959)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
Fowlerichthys senegalensis
[Senegalese frogfish]
5 Species of Family Antennariidae with Genus Fowlerichthys
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1907 Fowlerichthys avalonis Roughbar frogfish Eastern Pacific 33 TL
1801 Fowlerichthys ocellatus Ocellated frogfish Western Atlantic 38 TL
1896 Fowlerichthys radiosus Singlespot frogfish Western Atlantic 7.6 TL
1902 Fowlerichthys scriptissimus Indo-West Pacific. 28 SL
1959 Fowlerichthys senegalensis Senegalese frogfish Eastern Atlantic 28.5 SL

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