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Ogcocephalus is an anglerfish genus in the "batfish" family Ogcocephalidae.

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Roughback batfish, Ogcocephalus parvus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Ogcocephalidae
Genus: Ogcocephalus
G. Fischer, 1813


Slantbrow batfish (Ogcocephalus declivirostris)

There are currently 13 recognized species in this genus:[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Ogcocephalus in FishBase. April 2012 version.