Antigonia capros

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
CaproidaeAntigonia caprosLowe1843Deepbody Boarfish

Antigonia capros

Unique Characters: Dorsal-fin spines 8 (rarely 7 or 9), soft rays 31-37. Pectoral fins with 13 (rarely 12) soft rays. Body depth equal to or more than standard length (0.8-1.0 in standard length).

Similar Species: Shortspine Boarfish Antigonia combatia. Dorsal-fin spines 9 (rarely 10), soft rays 26-30. Pectoral fins with 12 (rarely 13) soft rays. Body depth less than standard length (1.2-1.6 times in standard length).

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