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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Dactyloscopidae Sand stargazers

Genus: Dactyloscopus

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Photo by Ortiz Cruz, V.M.

Eastern Central Pacific

Dactyloscopus amnis Miller & Briggs, 1962

Photo by Ortiz Cruz, V.M.
 
Dactyloscopus amnis
[Riverine stargazer]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Dactyloscopus boehlkei
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific Ocean fro
Max. Length 5 cm NG
Dactyloscopus byersi Dawson, 1969

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Dactyloscopus byersi
[Notchtail stargazer]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Dactyloscopus comptus
[]

Photo by Engman, A.C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Dactyloscopus crossotus Starks, 1913

Photo by Engman, A.C.
 
Dactyloscopus crossotus
[Bigeye stargazer]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific Ocean

 
Dactyloscopus elongatus
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific Ocean fro

Dactyloscopus fallax Dawson, 1975

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Dactyloscopus fallax
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific Ocean fro
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Dactyloscopus fimbriatus (Reid, 1935)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Dactyloscopus fimbriatus
[]

Photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.9 cm NG
Dactyloscopus foraminosus Dawson, 1982

Photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.
 
Dactyloscopus foraminosus
[Reticulate stargazer]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific Ocean

 
Dactyloscopus heraldi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific Ocean

 
Dactyloscopus insulatus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Dactyloscopus lacteus
[Milky sand stargazer]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Dactyloscopus lunaticus
[Moonstruck stargazer]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Dactyloscopus metoecus
[Mexican stargazer]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Dactyloscopus minutus
[Tiny stargazer]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Dactyloscopus moorei
[Speckled stargazer]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL
Dactyloscopus pectoralis Gill, 1861

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Dactyloscopus pectoralis
[Whitesaddle stargazer]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Dactyloscopus poeyi
[Shortchin stargazer]

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Dactyloscopus tridigitatus Gill, 1859

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Dactyloscopus tridigitatus
[Sand stargazer]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Known from the type local
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Dactyloscopus zelotes Jordan & Gilbert, 1896

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Dactyloscopus zelotes
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dactyloscopus amnis Riverine stargazer Eastern Central Pacific 1962
Dactyloscopus boehlkei Western Central Atlantic 5.5 SL 1982
Dactyloscopus byersi Notchtail stargazer Eastern Pacific Ocean fro 5 NG 1969
Dactyloscopus comptus Western Central Atlantic 3.9 SL 1982
Dactyloscopus crossotus Bigeye stargazer Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1913
Dactyloscopus elongatus Eastern Pacific Ocean 1946
Dactyloscopus fallax Eastern Pacific Ocean fro 1975
Dactyloscopus fimbriatus Eastern Pacific Ocean fro 7.6 SL 1935
Dactyloscopus foraminosus Reticulate stargazer Western Atlantic 7.9 NG 1982
Dactyloscopus heraldi Eastern Pacific Ocean 1975
Dactyloscopus insulatus Eastern Pacific Ocean 1975
Dactyloscopus lacteus Milky sand stargazer Southeast Pacific 5 SL 1946
Dactyloscopus lunaticus Moonstruck stargazer Eastern Central Pacific 1890
Dactyloscopus metoecus Mexican stargazer Eastern Central Pacific 2.8 SL 1975
Dactyloscopus minutus Tiny stargazer Eastern Central Pacific 1975
Dactyloscopus moorei Speckled stargazer Western Central Atlantic 8 TL 1906
Dactyloscopus pectoralis Whitesaddle stargazer Eastern Pacific Ocean 5.2 TL 1861
Dactyloscopus poeyi Shortchin stargazer Western Central Atlantic 6.7 SL 1861
Dactyloscopus tridigitatus Sand stargazer Western Atlantic 9 TL 1859
Dactyloscopus zelotes Known from the type local 7.2 SL 1896



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