Triglidae - Gurnards

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the gurnard fishes on the site.

A Red Gurnard in tidal waters at the Minnamurra River

Sascha Schulz © Sascha Schulz

The family contains the armoured gurnards, armoured sea robins, gurnards and sea robins. Fishes in the family Triglidae should not be confused with the Gurnard Perches of the family Neosebastidae.

Chelidonichthys kumu Red Gurnard
Lepidotrigla papilio Spiny Gurnard
Peristedion picturatum Robust Armour Gurnard
Pterygotrigla polyommata Latchet


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