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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Batrachoidiformes
Family: Batrachoididae Toadfishes
Subfamily: Halophryninae
Genus: Allenbatrachus

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Indo-West Pacific. Record
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Allenbatrachus grunniens (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Allenbatrachus grunniens
[Grunting toadfish]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL
Allenbatrachus meridionalis Greenfield & Smith, 2004

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Allenbatrachus meridionalis

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Allenbatrachus reticulatus (Steindachner, 1870)

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Allenbatrachus reticulatus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Allenbatrachus grunniens Grunting toadfish Indo-West Pacific. Record 30 TL 1758
Allenbatrachus meridionalis Western Indian Ocean 18.9 SL 2004
Allenbatrachus reticulatus Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1870

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