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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Uranoscopidae Stargazers

Genus: Ichthyscopus

(See list of species below)



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Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Ichthyscopus barbatus Mees, 1960

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Ichthyscopus barbatus
[Fringed stargazer]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ichthyscopus fasciatus Haysom, 1957

Photo by CSIRO
 
Ichthyscopus fasciatus
[Banded stargazer]

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ichthyscopus insperatus Mees, 1960

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Ichthyscopus insperatus
[Doubleband stargazer]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Ichthyscopus lebeck (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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Ichthyscopus lebeck
[Longnosed stargazer]
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Western Central Pacific

 
Ichthyscopus malacopterus
[]

Photo by Queensland Museum

Western Central Pacific

Ichthyscopus nigripinnis Gomon & Johnson, 1999

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Ichthyscopus nigripinnis
[]

Photo by IGFA

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Ichthyscopus sannio Whitley, 1936

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Ichthyscopus sannio
[Spotcheck stargazer]
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Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Ichthyscopus spinosus
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ichthyscopus barbatus Fringed stargazer Eastern Indian Ocean 41 TL 1960
Ichthyscopus fasciatus Banded stargazer Western Central Pacific 25 TL 1957
Ichthyscopus insperatus Doubleband stargazer Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL 1960
Ichthyscopus lebeck Longnosed stargazer Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1801
Ichthyscopus malacopterus Western Central Pacific 1830
Ichthyscopus nigripinnis Western Central Pacific 1999
Ichthyscopus sannio Spotcheck stargazer Western Central Pacific 65 TL 1936
Ichthyscopus spinosus Eastern Indian Ocean 1960



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