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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Anthiinae
Genus: Odontanthias

(See list of species below)



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15 species (see list below)

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Photo by Tanaka, H.

Indo-Pacific, South Afric
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Odontanthias borbonius (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Odontanthias borbonius
[Checked swallowtail]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Odontanthias caudicinctus
[Blackblotch swallowtail]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Odontanthias chrysostictus (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias chrysostictus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Odontanthias dorsomaculatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Odontanthias elizabethae Fowler, 1923

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias elizabethae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Odontanthias flagris Yoshino & Araga, 1975

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias flagris
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Odontanthias fuscipinnis (Jenkins, 1901)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias fuscipinnis
[Hawaiian deep anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Odontanthias grahami Randall & Heemstra, 2006

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias grahami
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL

 
Odontanthias hensleyi
[]

Photo by Yi-Kai Tea

Western Pacific
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Odontanthias katayamai (Randall, Maugé & Plessis, 1979)

Photo by Yi-Kai Tea
 
Odontanthias katayamai
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 21.2 cm SL

 
Odontanthias randalli
[Lombok Swallowtail]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Odontanthias rhodopeplus (Günther, 1872)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Odontanthias rhodopeplus
[]

Photo by Wass, R.C.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Odontanthias tapui (Randall, Maugé & Plessis, 1979)

Photo by Wass, R.C.
 
Odontanthias tapui
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Odontanthias unimaculatus (Tanaka, 1917)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Odontanthias unimaculatus
[]

Photo by Yi-Kai Tea

Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Odontanthias wassi Randall & Heemstra, 2006

Photo by Yi-Kai Tea
 
Odontanthias wassi
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15 Species of Family Serranidae with Genus Odontanthias
(Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1828 Odontanthias borbonius Checked swallowtail Indo-Pacific, South Afric 15 SL
1986 Odontanthias caudicinctus Blackblotch swallowtail Southeast Atlantic and We 10 SL
1872 Odontanthias chrysostictus Western Pacific 20 SL
1986 Odontanthias dorsomaculatus Western Indian Ocean 13.4 SL
1923 Odontanthias elizabethae Eastern Central Pacific 10.9 SL
1975 Odontanthias flagris Northwest Pacific 20 SL
1901 Odontanthias fuscipinnis Hawaiian deep anthias Eastern Central Pacific 15.3 SL
2006 Odontanthias grahami Southwest Pacific 9.4 SL
2012 Odontanthias hensleyi Atlantic Ocean 15.5 SL
1979 Odontanthias katayamai Western Pacific 16.3 SL
2011 Odontanthias randalli Lombok Swallowtail Indo-Pacific 21.2 SL
1872 Odontanthias rhodopeplus Western Pacific 16 SL
1979 Odontanthias tapui Eastern Central Pacific 14.5 SL
1917 Odontanthias unimaculatus Western Pacific 20 SL
2006 Odontanthias wassi Central Pacific 12.3 SL



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