Pinguipes is a small genus of sandperches belonging to the fish family Pinguipedidae found in waters off South America.

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Pinguipes brasilianus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Trachiniformes
Family: Pinguipedidae
Genus: Pinguipes
Cuvier, 1829[1]
Type species
Pinguipes brasilianus
Cuvier, 1829


The two species of Pinguipes are:[2]


  1. ^ Bailly N, ed. (2017). "Pinguipes Cuvier, 1829". FishBase. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). Species of Pinguipes in FishBase. February 2018 version.