Sanopus is a genus of toadfishes restricted to the Atlantic coast of Central America and Mexico.

Sanopus splendidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Batrachoidiformes
Family: Batrachoididae
Subfamily: Batrachoidinae
Genus: Sanopus
J. L. B. Smith, 1952
Type species
Opsanus barbatus
Meek & Hildebrand, 1928


The recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Sanopus in FishBase. April 2012 version.

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