Uranoscopus

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Uranoscopus
Uranoscopus scaber.jpg
Uranoscopus scaber - type species of the genus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Trachiniformes
Family: Uranoscopidae
Genus: Uranoscopus
Linnaeus, 1758
Type species
Uranoscopus scaber
Synonyms[1]

Uranoscopus is a genus of stargazer fish from the family Uranoscopidae.[2] The name Uranoscopus is from the Greek, ouranos, "sky" and skopein, "to watch".[3]

Species[edit]

There are 23 species in the genus:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Uranoscopidae genera". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  2. ^ WoRMS (2014). Bailly N, ed. "Uranoscopus Linnaeus, 1758". FishBase. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus, 1758". Fishbase. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
  4. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2018). Species of Uranoscopus in FishBase. February 2018 version.
  5. ^ Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). rosette&species={{{2}}} "Uranoscopus rosette {{{2}}} synonyms" Check |url= value (help). Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 23 June 2018.