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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Aploactinidae
Genus: Xenaploactis
Poss & Eschmeyer, 1980

Xenaploactis is a genus of fish in the family Aploactinidae native to the western Pacific Ocean and the eastern Indian Ocean.[1]


There are currently 3 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2016). Species of Xenaploactis in FishBase. January 2016 version.
  2. ^ Fricke, R. (2016): Redescription of Xenaploactis asperrima (Günther 1860) (Teleostei: Aploactinidae), based on a specimen from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. FishTaxa, 1 (2): 67-74.