Pontinus is a genus of scorpionfishes.

Pontinus
Temporal range: Early Oligocene to Present[1]
Pontinus nematophthalmus.jpg
Spinythroat Scorpionfish (P. nematophthalmus)
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Pontinus

Poey, 1860

SpeciesEdit

There are currently 20 recognized species in this genus:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Retrieved 2007-12-25.
  2. ^ "Scorpaeniformes". Paleobiology Database. Retrieved November 15, 2012.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Pontinus in FishBase. December 2012 version.