Evoxymetopon taeniatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Trichiuridae
Genus: Evoxymetopon
T. N. Gill, 1863

Evoxymetopon is a genus of cutlassfish found in all oceans. It is one of four genera in the family Trichiuridae.


There are currently four recognized species in this genus:


  1. Chakraborty, A., Yoshino, T. & Iwatsuki, Y. (2006): A new species of scabbardfish, Evoxymetopon macrophthalmus (Scombroidei: Trichiuridae), from Okinawa, Japan. Ichthyological Research, 53 (2): 137-142.
  2. Fricke, R., Golani, D. & Appelbaum-Golani, B. (2014): Evoxymetopon moricheni, a new cutlassfish from the northern Red Sea (Teleostei: Trichiuridae). Ichthyological Research, 61 (3): 293-297.

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