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Pteroidichthys amboinensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae
Subfamily: Scorpaeninae
Genus: Pteroidichthys
Bleeker, 1856

Pteropelor Fowler, 1938

Pteroidichthys is a genus of scorpionfishes native to the Indian and Pacific Ocean.[1]


There are currently 4 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2015). Species of Pteroidichthys in FishBase. October 2015 version.
  2. ^ a b Motomura, H. & Kanade, Y. (2015): Review of the scorpionfish genus Pteroidichthys (Scorpaenidae), with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa, 4057 (4): 490–510.