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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Platycephalidae Flatheads

Genus: Sunagocia

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Sunagocia arenicola (Schultz, 1966)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Sunagocia arenicola
[Broadhead flathead]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Sunagocia carbunculus (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Sunagocia carbunculus
[Papillose flathead]

Photo by Steene, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Sunagocia otaitensis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Steene, R.
 
Sunagocia otaitensis
[Fringelip flathead]
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Indo-West Pacific coasts
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Sunagocia sainsburyi
[Sainsbury's flathead]
4 Species of Family Platycephalidae with Genus Sunagocia
(Flatheads)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1966 Sunagocia arenicola Broadhead flathead Indo-Pacific 37 TL
1833 Sunagocia carbunculus Papillose flathead Indo-West Pacific 40 TL
1829 Sunagocia otaitensis Fringelip flathead Indo-Pacific 30 TL
2004 Sunagocia sainsburyi Sainsbury's flathead Indo-West Pacific coasts 9.7 SL



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