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Giant Boarfish
Paristiopterus labiosus
Information
Common Name Common Boarfish and Sowfish
Range Eastern Indian Ocean, around Southern Australia, and New Zealand.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pentacerotidae
Genus Paristiopterus
Species P. labiosus

The Giant boarfish, or common boarfish, or sowfish, (Paristiopterus labiosus), is an armorhead of the genus Paristiopterus, found in the eastern Indian Ocean, around southern Australia, and New Zealand.

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