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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Batrachoidiformes
Family: Batrachoididae
Genus: Daector
D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1898

Daector is a genus of toadfishes, with three species found along the Pacific Coast of Central America (one, D. dowi, reaches the Peruvian Coast of South America) and two species, D. gerringi and D. quadrizonatus, are found in South American rivers.


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


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Daector in FishBase. April 2012 version.