Piper gurnard

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Piper gurnard
Trigla lyra 1885.jpg
An illustration of Trigla lyra from an 1885 German book.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Subclass: Neopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes[1]
Family: Triglidae
Genus: Trigla
Linnaeus, 1758
Species: T. lyra
Binomial name
Trigla lyra
Linnaeus, 1758

Piper gurnard (Trigla lyra) is a fish species from the monotypic genus Trigla, family Triglidae.

Its range covers the Eastern Atlantic from north of the British Isles and North Sea to Walvis Bay, Namibia, including Madeira and the Mediterranean Sea. The species is absent in the Black Sea.

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  1. ^ "Scorpaeniformes". Paleobiology Database. Retrieved November 15, 2012.