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Family: Artedidraconidae Barbled plunderfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Artedidraco glareobarbatus Southern Ocean 1999
Artedidraco lonnbergi Southern Ocean 11 TL 1913
Artedidraco mirus Southern Ocean 12.5 TL 1905
Artedidraco orianae Southern Ocean 15.1 TL 1914
Artedidraco shackletoni Southern Ocean 14.6 TL 1911
Artedidraco skottsbergi Southern Ocean 10 SL 1905
Dolloidraco longedorsalis Southern Ocean 13.7 TL 1913
Histiodraco velifer Southern Ocean 19.2 TL 1914
Pogonophryne albipinna Whitefin plunderfish Southern Ocean 3.8 SL 1981
Pogonophryne barsukovi Stubbeard plunderfish Southern Ocean 25 TL 1967
Pogonophryne bellingshausenensis Spotless nape plunderfish Antarctica 23.4 TL 2008
Pogonophryne brevibarbata Shortbeard plunderfish Southern Ocean, East Anta 26.2 SL 2011
Pogonophryne cerebropogon Brainbeard plunderfish Southern Ocean 25 SL 1998
Pogonophryne dewitti DeWitt’s plunderfish Southern Ocean 6.7 TL 1988
Pogonophryne eakini Eakin’s plunderfish Southern Ocean 19.4 SL 1999
Pogonophryne favosa Antarctica 28.8 TL 2013
Pogonophryne fusca Dark toad plunderfish Southern Ocean 13.8 SL 1998
Pogonophryne immaculata Spotless plunderfish Southern Ocean 25 TL 1981
Pogonophryne lanceobarbata Lancebeard plunderfish Southern Ocean 25 TL 1987
Pogonophryne macropogon Greatbeard plunderfish Southern Ocean 34 TL 1981
Pogonophryne maculiventrata Antarctica, Bransfield St 16.4 SL 2014
Pogonophryne marmorata Marbled plunderfish Southern Ocean 21 TL 1938
Pogonophryne mentella Longbeard plunderfish Southern Ocean 1967
Pogonophryne neyelovi Hopbeard plunderfish Antarctic (Pacific) 35.5 TL 2013
Pogonophryne orangiensis Orangebeard plunderfish Southern Ocean 16.4 SL 1998
Pogonophryne pavlovi Antarctic 20.4 SL 2013
Pogonophryne permitini Finespotted plunderfish Southern Ocean 21 TL 1967
Pogonophryne platypogon Flatbeard plunderfish Southern Ocean 8.1 TL 1988
Pogonophryne sarmentifera Southern Ocean 27.6 SL 2013
Pogonophryne scotti Saddleback plunderfish Southern Ocean 31 TL 1914
Pogonophryne skorai Skora’s toadlike plunderfish Antarctica 19.2 TL 2013
Pogonophryne squamibarbata Scalebeard plunderfish Southern Ocean 14.7 SL 2000
Pogonophryne stewarti Whipbeard plunderfish Eastern Indian Ocean 24.8 SL 2009
Pogonophryne tronio Turquoise plunderfish Southern Ocean, East Anta 26 SL 2013
Pogonophryne ventrimaculata Spotbelly plunderfish Southern Ocean 26 TL 1987



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