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

Genus: Scalicus

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Scalicus amiscus
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Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scalicus engyceros
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No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Scalicus gilberti
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No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Scalicus hians
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Photo by SFSA

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

Photo by SFSA
 
Scalicus investigatoris
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No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Scalicus orientalis
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No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Scalicus quadratorostratus
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No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Scalicus serrulatus
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8 Species of Family Peristediidae with Genus Scalicus
(Armored searobins or armored gurnards)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1904 Scalicus amiscus Northwest Pacific 28 TL
1872 Scalicus engyceros Western Pacific 32 TL
1921 Scalicus gilberti Western Central Pacific 18.5 SL
1897 Scalicus hians Western Pacific 20 TL
1898 Scalicus investigatoris Indian Ocean 23 TL
1938 Scalicus orientalis Western Pacific 15.4 SL
1979 Scalicus quadratorostratus Western Pacific 14.9 SL
1898 Scalicus serrulatus Indo-West Pacific 27 TL



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