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Superregnum : Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Cottoidei
Infraordo: Cottales

Familia: Trichodontidae
Genera (2): ArctoscopusTrichodon

Genera of Trichodontidae (including synonyms) in Catalog of Fishes, Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2022. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.
Trichodontidae and its species in FishBase,
Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2022. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 08/2021.

Vernacular names
čeština: Pískařovití
日本語: ハタハタ科
Nederlands: Zandvissen

The Trichodontidae, or sandfishes, are a small family of fishes from the order Trachiniformes[1] that occur in the North Pacific. The family consists of two monotypic genera:

Arctoscopus Jordan and Evermann, 1896
Arctoscopus japonicus (Steindachner, 1881) (Japanese sandfish)
Trichodon Tilesius, 1813
Trichodon trichodon (Tilesius, 1813) (Pacific sandfish)


Nelson, JS; Grande, TC & Wilson, MVH (2016). "Classification of fishes from Fishes of the World 5th Edition" (PDF). Retrieved 10 June 2018.

Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). "Trichodontidae" in FishBase. February 2011 version.
"Trichodontidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 28 April 2011.

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