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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Callionymidae Dragonets

Genus: Foetorepus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Foetorepus agassizii Spotfin dragonet Western Atlantic 24.3 TL 1888
Foetorepus calauropomus Common stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL 1844
Foetorepus dagmarae Dagmar’s dragonet Western Central Atlantic 25 SL 1985
Foetorepus garthi Southeast Pacific 1940
Foetorepus kamoharai Northwest Pacific 14 SL 1983
Foetorepus masudai Masuda’s dragonet Northwest Pacific 18 TL 1987
Foetorepus paxtoni Paxton’s dragonet Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Foetorepus phasis Bight stinkfish Eastern Indian Ocean and 13 TL 1880
Foetorepus talarae Southeast Pacific 1949



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