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Batrachoides pacifici
© Copyright Ross Robertson, 2006 · 12
Batrachoides pacifici

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Batrachoides pacifici
© Copyright Ross Robertson, 2006 · 12
Batrachoides pacifici
Batrachoides waltersi
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Batrachoides waltersi
Batrachoides boulengeri
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Batrachoides boulengeri
Batrachoides walkeri
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Batrachoides walkeri
Batrachoides pacifici
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Batrachoides pacifici

Batrachoides pacifici
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Batrachoides pacifici
Batrachoides waltersi
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Batrachoides waltersi
Batrachoides boulengeri
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Batrachoides boulengeri
Batrachoides boulengeri
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Batrachoides boulengeri
Batrachoides
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Batrachoides
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Overview
Main identification features
  • ll: 2, no light organs
  • 1st dorsal fin : iii
  • body: small imbedded scales
  • teeth: canines
  • operculum: 2 + 2 spines
BATRACHOIDES

TOADFISHES

Body covered with small imbedded scales; dorsal fin with 3 solid spines, spiny and soft parts joined; dorsal and anal fins not joined to tail fin; 2 solid spines on upper opercle and 2 below and behind opercular spines; teeth pointed; 2 lateral lines, no light organs.

A tropical genus of 10 species found in the east and west Atlantic as well as our region, where it is represented by 4 endemics.


References
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  • Jordan , D.S. and Gilbert, C.H., 1882., List of Fishes now in the Museum of Yale College, Collected by Prof. Frank H. Bradley, at Panama, with Descriptions of Three New Species., Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus., 5:620-632.
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