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Family: Chaunacidae Sea toads



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Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Chaunacops coloratus
[]
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Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Chaunacops melanostomus
[Tadpole coffinfish]
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Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Chaunacops roseus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Chaunacops spinosus
[Eastern tadpole coffinfish]



Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Chaunax abei Le Danois, 1978

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Chaunax abei
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22.7 cm SL
Chaunax africanus Ho & Last, 2013

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Chaunax africanus
[African coffinfish]
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Chaunax apus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21.1 cm SL
Chaunax atimovatae Ho & Ma, 2016

Photo by Photo by SAIAB
 
Chaunax atimovatae
[Southern frogmouth]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Chaunax breviradius Le Danois, 1978

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Chaunax breviradius
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Chaunax endeavouri Whitley, 1929

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Chaunax endeavouri
[Furry coffinfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Chaunax fimbriatus Hilgendorf, 1879

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Chaunax fimbriatus
[Tassled coffinfish]



Western Indian Ocean

Chaunax flammeus Le Danois, 1979

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Chaunax flammeus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Chaunax flavomaculatus
[Yellowspot frogmouth]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Chaunax heemstraorum Ho & Ma, 2016

Photo by Photo by SAIAB
 
Chaunax heemstraorum
[Heemstras' frogmouth]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Chaunax hollemani Ho & Ma, 2016

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Chaunax hollemani
[Holleman's frogmouth]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Chaunax latipunctatus Le Danois, 1984

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Chaunax latipunctatus
[]
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Max. Length 16.1 cm SL

 
Chaunax mulleus
[Redshoes frogmouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.2 cm SL

 
Chaunax nebulosus
[Eyespot coffinfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 16.6 cm SL
Chaunax nudiventer Ho & Shao, 2010

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Chaunax nudiventer
[Naked-belly Coffinfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Chaunax penicillatus McCulloch, 1915

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Chaunax penicillatus
[Pencil coffinfish]



Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chaunax pictus Lowe, 1846

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Chaunax pictus
[Pink frogmouth]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 25.8 cm SL
Chaunax reticulatus Ho, Roberts & Stewart, 2013

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Chaunax reticulatus
[Netted frogmouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.3 cm SL

 
Chaunax russatus
[Red coffinfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Chaunax stigmaeus Fowler, 1946

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Chaunax stigmaeus
[Redeye gaper]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 26.7 cm TL
Chaunax suttkusi Caruso, 1989

Photo by Photo by Ragonese, S.
 
Chaunax suttkusi
[]



Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Chaunax umbrinus Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chaunax umbrinus
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26 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chaunacops coloratus Indo-Pacific 19 SL 1899
Chaunacops melanostomus Tadpole coffinfish Eastern Indian Ocean 10 SL 1989
Chaunacops roseus Western Atlantic. 12.8 SL 1941
Chaunacops spinosus Eastern tadpole coffinfish Southwestern Pacific 10.9 SL 2015
Chaunax abei Northwestern Pacific 30 SL 1978
Chaunax africanus African coffinfish Western Indian Ocean 22.7 SL 2013
Chaunax apus Eastern Indian Ocean 1909
Chaunax atimovatae Southern frogmouth Western Indian Ocean 21.1 SL 2016
Chaunax breviradius Western Central Pacific 11 SL 1978
Chaunax endeavouri Furry coffinfish Southwest Pacific 22 SL 1929
Chaunax fimbriatus Tassled coffinfish Northwest Pacific 14 SL 1879
Chaunax flammeus Western Indian Ocean 1979
Chaunax flavomaculatus Yellowspot frogmouth Southwest Pacific 12.2 SL 2013
Chaunax heemstraorum Heemstras' frogmouth Western Indian Ocean 16.3 SL 2016
Chaunax hollemani Holleman's frogmouth Western Indian Ocean 19.5 SL 2016
Chaunax latipunctatus Southeast Pacific 13.5 SL 1984
Chaunax mulleus Redshoes frogmouth Southwest Pacific 16.1 SL 2013
Chaunax nebulosus Eyespot coffinfish Eastern Indian Ocean 21.2 SL 2013
Chaunax nudiventer Naked-belly Coffinfish Southwest Pacific 16.6 SL 2010
Chaunax penicillatus Pencil coffinfish Indo-West Pacific 28 SL 1915
Chaunax pictus Pink frogmouth Atlantic Ocean and the Me 40 TL 1846
Chaunax reticulatus Netted frogmouth Southwest Pacific 25.8 SL 2013
Chaunax russatus Red coffinfish Southwest Pacific 23.3 SL 2013
Chaunax stigmaeus Redeye gaper Western Atlantic 30.5 TL 1946
Chaunax suttkusi Eastern Atlantic 26.7 TL 1989
Chaunax umbrinus Pacific 35 SL 1905



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