Uranoscopus is a genus of stargazer fish from the family Uranoscopidae.[2] The name Uranoscopus is from the Greek, ouranos, "sky" and skopein, "to watch".[3]

Uranoscopus
Uranoscopus scaber.jpg
Uranoscopus scaber - type species of the genus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Trachiniformes
Family: Uranoscopidae
Genus: Uranoscopus
Linnaeus, 1758
Type species
Uranoscopus scaber
Synonyms[1]

SpeciesEdit

There are 25 species in the genus:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Genera in the family Uranoscopidae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  2. ^ Bailly N, ed. (2014). "Uranoscopus Linnaeus, 1758". FishBase. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus, 1758". Fishbase. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
  4. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). Species of Uranoscopus in FishBase. February 2018 version.
  5. ^ Prokofiev, A. M. (2020). New Species of Stargazers (Uranoscopidae) From the Arafura Sea. Journal of Ichthyology, 60(5), 673–680. doi:10.1134/s0032945220050082
  6. ^ Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Species related to Uranoscopus rosette". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 23 June 2018.