Antigonia (fish)

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Antigonia steindachneri.jpg
Deepbody boarfish, (A. capros)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Caproidae
Genus: Antigonia
Type species
Antigonia capros
Lowe, 1843

Antigonia is a genus of boarfishes, the largest genus in its family. These are deep-water species, generally found at depths below 50 m (160 ft). Various extinct species were once placed within Antigonia, but have since been removed to Eoantigonia and Proantigonia


The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2015). Species of Antigonia in FishBase. October 2015 version.