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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Hexagrammidae Greenlings
Subfamily: Hexagramminae
Genus: Hexagrammos

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Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Hexagrammos agrammus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Hexagrammos agrammus
[Spotty-bellied greenling]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Hexagrammos decagrammus (Pallas, 1810)

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Hexagrammos decagrammus
[Kelp greenling]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Hexagrammos lagocephalus (Pallas, 1810)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Hexagrammos lagocephalus
[Rock greenling]

Photo by Markevich, A.I.

North Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Hexagrammos octogrammus (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Markevich, A.I.
 
Hexagrammos octogrammus
[Masked greenling]

Photo by Markevich, A.I.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Hexagrammos otakii Jordan & Starks, 1895

Photo by Markevich, A.I.
 
Hexagrammos otakii
[Fat grrenling]

Photo by Miyahara, H.

North Pacific
Max. Length 48 cm TL
Hexagrammos stelleri Tilesius, 1810

Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Hexagrammos stelleri
[Whitespotted greenling]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hexagrammos agrammus Spotty-bellied greenling Northwest Pacific 30 SL 1843
Hexagrammos decagrammus Kelp greenling Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1810
Hexagrammos lagocephalus Rock greenling Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1810
Hexagrammos octogrammus Masked greenling North Pacific 42 TL 1814
Hexagrammos otakii Fat grrenling Northwest Pacific 57 TL 1895
Hexagrammos stelleri Whitespotted greenling North Pacific 48 TL 1810



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