Cocotropus

Cocotropus

(C. roseus)

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Actinopterygii

Order:
Scorpaeniformes

Family:
Aploactinidae

Genus:
Cocotropus
Kaup, 1858

Type species

Corythobatus echinatus
Cantor, 1849

Synonyms

Insopiscis Whitley, 1933

Cocotropus is a genus of velvetfishes native to the Indian and western Pacific oceans.[1]
Species[edit]
There are currently 16 recognized species in this genus:[1]

Cocotropus altipinnis Waite, 1903 (Highfin velvetfish)
Cocotropus astakhovi Prokofiev, 2010
Cocotropus dermacanthus (Bleeker, 1852)
Cocotropus echinatus (Cantor, 1849)
Cocotropus eksae Prokofiev, 2010
Cocotropus izuensis Imamura, Aizawa & G. Shinohara, 2010
Cocotropus keramaensis Imamura & G. Shinohara, 2003
Cocotropus larvatus Poss & G. R. Allen, 1987 (Ghost velvetfish)
Cocotropus masudai Matsubara, 1943
Cocotropus microps J. W. Johnson, 2004 (Patchwork velvetfish)
Cocotropus monacanthus (Gilchrist, 1906) (Roughskin scorpionfish)
Cocotropus possi Imamura & G. Shinohara, 2008
Cocotropus richeri R. Fricke, 2004
Cocotropus roseomaculatus Imamura & G. Shinohara, 2004
Cocotropus roseus F. Day, 1875
Cocotropus steinitzi Eschmeyer & Dor, 1978

References[edit]

^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Cocotropus in FishBase. December 2012 version.

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