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Family: Caproidae Boarfishes



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Antigonia aurorosea
[]



Worldwide in subtropical
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Antigonia capros Lowe, 1843

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Antigonia capros
[Deepbody boarfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Antigonia combatia Berry & Rathjen, 1959

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Antigonia combatia
[Shortspine boarfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Antigonia eos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Antigonia hulleyi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.3 cm TL

 
Antigonia indica
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Antigonia kenyae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Antigonia malayana
[Malayan deepsea boarfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Antigonia ovalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Antigonia quiproqua
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Antigonia rhomboidea McCulloch, 1915

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Antigonia rhomboidea
[Rhomboid deepsea boarfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Antigonia rubescens (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Antigonia rubescens
[Indo-Pacific boarfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Antigonia rubicunda Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Antigonia rubicunda
[Rosy deepsea boarfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Antigonia saya
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Antigonia socotrae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Antigonia undulata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Antigonia xenolepis
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Capros aper (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Capros aper
[Boarfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Antigonia aurorosea Southeast Pacific 1986
Antigonia capros Deepbody boarfish Worldwide in subtropical 30.5 TL 1843
Antigonia combatia Shortspine boarfish Western Atlantic 15 TL 1959
Antigonia eos Eastern Central Pacific 12.4 SL 1905
Antigonia hulleyi Western Indian Ocean 7.9 SL 2005
Antigonia indica Indian Ocean 9.3 TL 1986
Antigonia kenyae Western Indian Ocean 4.4 SL 2005
Antigonia malayana Malayan deepsea boarfish Indo-West Pacific 6.7 SL 1913
Antigonia ovalis Western Indian Ocean 5.6 SL 2006
Antigonia quiproqua Western Indian Ocean 6.5 SL 2006
Antigonia rhomboidea Rhomboid deepsea boarfish Eastern Indian Ocean and 11 TL 1915
Antigonia rubescens Indo-Pacific boarfish Indo-West Pacific 15 SL 1860
Antigonia rubicunda Rosy deepsea boarfish Western Pacific 10.6 SL 1910
Antigonia saya Western Indian Ocean 12 SL 1986
Antigonia socotrae Western Indian Ocean 11.2 SL 2006
Antigonia undulata Western Indian Ocean 9.8 SL 2005
Antigonia xenolepis Northwest Pacific 11.3 SL 1986
Capros aper Boarfish Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1758



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