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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Batrachoidiformes
Family: Batrachoididae Toadfishes
Subfamily: Batrachoidinae
Genus: Sanopus

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Western Central Atlantic

Sanopus astrifer (Robins & Starck, 1965)

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Sanopus astrifer
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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Sanopus barbatus (Meek & Hildebrand, 1928)

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Sanopus barbatus
[Bearded toadfish]



Western Atlantic

Sanopus greenfieldorum Collette, 1983

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Sanopus greenfieldorum
[Whitelined toadfish]



Western Central Atlantic

Sanopus johnsoni Collette & Starck, 1974

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Sanopus johnsoni
[Cozumel toadfish]



Western Atlantic

Sanopus reticulatus Collette, 1983

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Sanopus reticulatus
[Reticulate toadfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Sanopus splendidus Collette, Starck & Phillips, 1974

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Sanopus splendidus
[Coral toadfish]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sanopus astrifer Western Central Atlantic 1965
Sanopus barbatus Bearded toadfish Western Central Atlantic 41 TL 1928
Sanopus greenfieldorum Whitelined toadfish Western Atlantic 1983
Sanopus johnsoni Cozumel toadfish Western Central Atlantic 1974
Sanopus reticulatus Reticulate toadfish Western Atlantic 1983
Sanopus splendidus Coral toadfish Western Atlantic 24 TL 1974



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