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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Platycephalidae Flatheads

Genus: Sunagocia

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sunagocia arenicola Broadhead flathead Indo-Pacific 37 TL 1966
Sunagocia carbunculus Papillose flathead Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1833
Sunagocia otaitensis Fringelip flathead Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1829
Sunagocia sainsburyi Sainsbury's flathead Indo-West Pacific coasts 9.7 SL 2004



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