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Family: Agonidae Poachers
Subfamily: Bathyagoninae


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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Bathyagonus alascanus
[Gray starsnout]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Bathyagonus infraspinatus
[Spinycheek starsnout]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 24.2 cm TL
Bathyagonus nigripinnis Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyagonus nigripinnis
[Blackfin poacher]
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North Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Bathyagonus pentacanthus
[Bigeye poacher]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Odontopyxis trispinosa Lockington, 1880

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Odontopyxis trispinosa
[Pygmy poacher]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Xeneretmus latifrons
[Blacktip poacher]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Xeneretmus leiops Gilbert, 1915

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Xeneretmus leiops
[Smooth-eye poacher]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Xeneretmus ritteri
[Stripefin poacher]

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Xeneretmus triacanthus (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory
 
Xeneretmus triacanthus
[Bluespotted poacher]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathyagonus alascanus Gray starsnout Eastern Pacific 13 TL 1896
Bathyagonus infraspinatus Spinycheek starsnout Eastern Pacific 12 TL 1904
Bathyagonus nigripinnis Blackfin poacher North Pacific 24.2 TL 1890
Bathyagonus pentacanthus Bigeye poacher North Pacific 23 TL 1890
Odontopyxis trispinosa Pygmy poacher Eastern Pacific 9.5 TL 1880
Xeneretmus latifrons Blacktip poacher Eastern Pacific 19 TL 1890
Xeneretmus leiops Smooth-eye poacher Eastern Pacific 24 TL 1915
Xeneretmus ritteri Stripefin poacher Eastern Central Pacific 16 TL 1915
Xeneretmus triacanthus Bluespotted poacher Eastern Pacific 18 TL 1890



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