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

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Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Halophryne diemensis (Lesueur, 1824)

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Halophryne diemensis
[Banded frogfish]

Photo by Atack, K.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL
Halophryne hutchinsi Greenfield, 1998

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Halophryne hutchinsi
[Hutchin's toadfish]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Halophryne ocellatus Hutchins, 1974

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Halophryne ocellatus
[Ocellate frogfish]

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Southwest Pacific

Halophryne queenslandiae (De Vis, 1882)

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Halophryne queenslandiae
[Sculptured frogfish]

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Halophryne diemensis Banded frogfish Indo-West Pacific 28 TL 1824
Halophryne hutchinsi Hutchin's toadfish Western Central Pacific 14.1 SL 1998
Halophryne ocellatus Ocellate frogfish Indo-West Pacific 26 TL 1974
Halophryne queenslandiae Sculptured frogfish Southwest Pacific 1882

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