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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Synanceiidae Stonefishes
Subfamily: Synanceiinae
Genus: Synanceia

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Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Synanceia alula
[Midget stonefish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Synanceia horrida (Linnaeus, 1766)

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Synanceia horrida
[Estuarine stonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Synanceia nana Eschmeyer & Rama-Rao, 1973

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Synanceia nana
[Red Sea stonefish]
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Synanceia platyrhyncha
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Synanceia verrucosa Bloch & Schneider, 1801

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Synanceia verrucosa
[Stonefish]



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Synanceia alula Midget stonefish Indo-Pacific 10.2 TL 1973
Synanceia horrida Estuarine stonefish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1766
Synanceia nana Red Sea stonefish Western Indian Ocean 13.5 TL 1973
Synanceia platyrhyncha Western Central Pacific 1874
Synanceia verrucosa Stonefish Indo-Pacific 40 SL 1801



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