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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Aploactinidae Velvetfishes

Genus: Cocotropus

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Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Cocotropus altipinnis
[Highfin velvetfish]
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Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Cocotropus astakhovi
[]
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Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Cocotropus dermacanthus
[Spinyskin velvetfish]
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Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Cocotropus echinatus
[]
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Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Cocotropus eksae
[]
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Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Cocotropus izuensis
[]
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Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Cocotropus keramaensis
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cocotropus larvatus Poss & Allen, 1987

Photo by Photo by Johnson, J.
 
Cocotropus larvatus
[Ghost velvetfish]
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Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cocotropus masudai
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Cocotropus microps Johnson, 2004

Photo by Photo by Johnson, J.W.
 
Cocotropus microps
[Patchwork velvetfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Cocotropus monacanthus (Gilchrist, 1906)

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Cocotropus monacanthus
[Roughskin scorpionfish]
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Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Cocotropus possi
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Cocotropus richeri Fricke, 2004

Photo by Photo by Fricke, R.
 
Cocotropus richeri
[]
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Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Cocotropus roseomaculatus
[]
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Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Cocotropus roseus
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Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cocotropus steinitzi
[Steinitz' velvetfish]



16 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cocotropus altipinnis Highfin velvetfish Southwest Pacific 3.2 SL 1903
Cocotropus astakhovi Western Pacific 4.2 SL 2010
Cocotropus dermacanthus Spinyskin velvetfish Indo-Pacific 5.1 SL 1852
Cocotropus echinatus Eastern Indian Ocean 7.2 SL 1849
Cocotropus eksae Western Pacific 4.4 SL 2010
Cocotropus izuensis Northwest Pacific 4.7 SL 2010
Cocotropus keramaensis Northwest Pacific 3.4 SL 2003
Cocotropus larvatus Ghost velvetfish Eastern Indian Ocean 7.1 SL 1987
Cocotropus masudai Northwest Pacific 5 TL 1943
Cocotropus microps Patchwork velvetfish Southwest Pacific 3.9 SL 2004
Cocotropus monacanthus Roughskin scorpionfish Western Indian Ocean 13.1 TL 1906
Cocotropus possi Northwest Pacific 3.5 SL 2008
Cocotropus richeri Western Pacific 2.1 SL 2004
Cocotropus roseomaculatus Western Indian Ocean 2.9 SL 2004
Cocotropus roseus Western Indian Ocean. 4.3 SL 1875
Cocotropus steinitzi Steinitz' velvetfish Indo-West Pacific 5 TL 1978



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