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Podothecus sachi.png
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Agonidae
Genus: Podothecus
T. N. Gill, 1861

Podothecus is a genus of poachers native to the northern Pacific Ocean.


Stuffed specimen of Podothecus sachi, exhibited in the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan.

There are currently five recognized species in this genus:[1][2]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Podothecus in FishBase. December 2012 version.
  2. ^ "WoRMS taxon details—Podothecus Gill, 1861". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 22 December 2012.