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Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Anthiinae


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Photo by Timm, C.D.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Acanthistius brasilianus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Acanthistius brasilianus
[Argentine seabass]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthistius cinctus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthistius cinctus
[Yellowbanded perch]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthistius fuscus Regan, 1913

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthistius fuscus
[Rapanui seabass]

Photo by Heemstra, P.C.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Acanthistius joanae Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Heemstra, P.C.
 
Acanthistius joanae
[Scalyjaw koester]

Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.

Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Acanthistius ocellatus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Acanthistius ocellatus
[Eastern wirrah]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Acanthistius pardalotus
[Leopard wirrah]

Photo by INIDEP

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Acanthistius patachonicus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by INIDEP
 
Acanthistius patachonicus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Acanthistius paxtoni
[Orangelined wirrah]

Photo by Wolfe, G.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Acanthistius pictus (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Wolfe, G.
 
Acanthistius pictus
[Brick seabass]

Photo by Palmer, R.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthistius sebastoides (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Acanthistius sebastoides
[Koester]

Photo by Dowling, C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthistius serratus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Acanthistius serratus
[Western wirrah]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Anatolanthias apiomycter
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Anthias anthias (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Anthias anthias
[Swallowtail seaperch]

Photo by Baldwin, C.C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL
Anthias asperilinguis Günther, 1859

Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Anthias asperilinguis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23.3 cm SL

 
Anthias cyprinoides
[]

Photo by Beard, A.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 17.9 cm SL
Anthias helenensis Katayama & Amaoka, 1986

Photo by Beard, A.
 
Anthias helenensis
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Anthias menezesi Anderson & Heemstra, 1980

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Anthias menezesi
[]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Anthias nicholsi Firth, 1933

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Anthias nicholsi
[Yellowfin bass]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL

 
Anthias noeli
[Rosy Jewelfish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Anthias woodsi
[Swallowtail bass]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Baldwinella aureorubens (Longley, 1935)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Baldwinella aureorubens
[Streamer bass]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Baldwinella vivanus (Jordan & Swain, 1885)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Baldwinella vivanus
[Red barbier]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Caesioperca lepidoptera (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Caesioperca lepidoptera
[Butterfly perch]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Caesioperca rasor (Richardson, 1839)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Caesioperca rasor
[Barber perch]

Photo by Yau, B.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm SL
Caprodon krasyukovae Kharin, 1983

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Caprodon krasyukovae
[Krasyukova's perch]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean to S
Max. Length 55 cm FL
Caprodon longimanus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caprodon longimanus
[Pink maomao]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Caprodon schlegelii (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caprodon schlegelii
[Sunrise perch]

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Choranthias salmopunctatus (Lubbock & Edwards, 1981)

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Choranthias salmopunctatus
[Salmon-spotted jewelfish]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean. Western

 
Choranthias tenuis
[Threadnose bass]

Photo by after Bleeker

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Dactylanthias aplodactylus (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by after Bleeker
 
Dactylanthias aplodactylus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL

 
Dactylanthias baccheti
[]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Epinephelides armatus (Castelnau, 1875)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Epinephelides armatus
[Breaksea cod]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Giganthias immaculatus Katayama, 1954

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Giganthias immaculatus
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.7 cm SL

 
Giganthias serratospinosus
[Spinyfin Perch]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Hemanthias leptus (Ginsburg, 1952)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Hemanthias leptus
[Longtail bass]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Hemanthias peruanus (Steindachner, 1875)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hemanthias peruanus
[Splittail bass]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Hemanthias signifer (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hemanthias signifer
[Damsel bass]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 21.4 cm SL

 
Holanthias caudalis
[]

Photo by Hook, T.J.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Holanthias fronticinctus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Hook, T.J.
 
Holanthias fronticinctus
[St. Helena seaperch]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes annulatus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hypoplectrodes annulatus
[Blackbanded seaperch]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Hypoplectrodes cardinalis
[Red seaperch]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes huntii (Hector, 1875)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hypoplectrodes huntii
[Redbanded perch]

Photo by Schulz, S.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes jamesoni Ogilby, 1908

Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Hypoplectrodes jamesoni
[Jameson's seaperch]

Photo by Yau, B.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes maccullochi (Whitley, 1929)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Hypoplectrodes maccullochi
[Halfbanded seaperch]

Photo by Schulz, S.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes nigroruber (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Hypoplectrodes nigroruber
[Banded seaperch]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Hypoplectrodes semicinctum
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Hypoplectrodes wilsoni
[Spotty seaperch]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 25.7 cm SL

 
Lepidoperca aurantia
[New Zealand orange perch]

Photo by Yau, B.

Southwest Pacific

Lepidoperca brochata Katayama & Fujii, 1982

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Lepidoperca brochata
[Fangtooth perch]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Lepidoperca caesiopercula
[Greycheek basslet]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic

 
Lepidoperca coatsii
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Lepidoperca filamenta
[Western orange perch]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Lepidoperca inornata
[]

Photo by Yau, B.

Southwest Pacific

Lepidoperca magna Katayama & Fujii, 1982

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Lepidoperca magna
[Sharphead perch]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Lepidoperca occidentalis Whitley, 1951

Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidoperca occidentalis
[Slender orange perch]

Photo by CSIRO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Lepidoperca pulchella (Waite, 1899)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Lepidoperca pulchella
[Orange perch]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Lepidoperca tasmanica
[Tasmanian perch]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Luzonichthys earlei Randall, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Luzonichthys earlei
[Earle's splitfin]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL

 
Luzonichthys microlepis
[Slender splitfin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Luzonichthys taeniatus Randall & McCosker, 1992

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Luzonichthys taeniatus
[Striped splitfin]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Luzonichthys waitei (Fowler, 1931)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Luzonichthys waitei
[Waite's splitfin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Luzonichthys whitleyi (Smith, 1955)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Luzonichthys whitleyi
[Whitley's splitfin]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Luzonichthys williamsi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30.1 cm SL

 
Meganthias carpenteri
[Yellowtop Jewelfish]

Photo by Ali Aslam

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29.3 cm SL
Meganthias filiferus Randall & Heemstra, 2008

Photo by Ali Aslam
 
Meganthias filiferus
[Filamentous anthiine]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 27.8 cm SL

 
Meganthias kingyo
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 37.4 cm SL
Meganthias natalensis (Fowler, 1925)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meganthias natalensis
[Gorgeous swallowtail]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Nemanthias carberryi Smith, 1954

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemanthias carberryi
[Threadfin anthias]

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 Tea, Y.-K.

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

Photo by Tea, Y.-K.
 
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 Tea, Y.-K.

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

Photo by Tea, Y.-K.
 
Odontanthias wassi
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Othos dentex (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Othos dentex
[Harlequin fish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias alcocki
[Alcock’s deep-reef basslet]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Plectranthias alleni
[Allen's perchlet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Plectranthias altipinnatus
[]

Photo by Trevor, M.

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Plectranthias anthioides (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Trevor, M.
 
Plectranthias anthioides
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias bauchotae
[]

Photo by Walsh, F.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Plectranthias bennetti Allen & Walsh, 2015

Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Plectranthias bennetti
[Bennett’s perchlet]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Plectranthias bilaticlavia
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Plectranthias cirrhitoides Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias cirrhitoides
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Plectranthias elaine
[]

Photo by Chen, J.-P.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Plectranthias elongatus Wu, Randall & Chen, 2011

Photo by Chen, J.-P.
 
Plectranthias elongatus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Plectranthias exsul
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Plectranthias fijiensis
[]

Photo by Williams, J.T.

Eastern Central Pacific

Plectranthias flammeus Williams, Delrieu-Trottin & Planes, 2013

Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Plectranthias flammeus
[Flame perchlet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias foresti
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 4.7 cm TL
Plectranthias fourmanoiri Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias fourmanoiri
[Doublespot perchlet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Plectranthias gardineri (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias gardineri
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Plectranthias garrupellus Robins & Starck, 1961

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Plectranthias garrupellus
[Apricot bass]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Plectranthias helenae Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias helenae
[]

Photo by Lougher, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Plectranthias inermis Randall, 1980

Photo by Lougher, T.
 
Plectranthias inermis
[Chequered perchlet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Plectranthias intermedius
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Plectranthias japonicus (Steindachner, 1883)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Plectranthias japonicus
[Japanese perchlet]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias jothyi
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Plectranthias kamii Randall, 1980

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Plectranthias kamii
[]

Photo by Eder, G. / Zajonz, U.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Plectranthias klausewitzi Zajonz, 2006

Photo by Eder, G. / Zajonz, U.
 
Plectranthias klausewitzi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Plectranthias knappi
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Plectranthias lasti
[Trawl perchlet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Plectranthias longimanus (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias longimanus
[Longfin perchlet]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Plectranthias maculicauda
[Spot-tail perchlet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Plectranthias maugei
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias megalepis
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Plectranthias megalophthalmus
[Citron perchlet]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Plectranthias morgansi (Smith, 1961)

Photo by SFSA
 
Plectranthias morgansi
[Flagfin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Plectranthias nanus Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias nanus
[Bownband perchlet]
No picture found
South Pacific, Nazca Ridg
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Plectranthias nazcae
[Red splodge]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Plectranthias pallidus
[Pale perchlet]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Plectranthias parini
[Parin's anthias]

Photo by Pelicier, D.

Indian Ocean, from Maurit
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Plectranthias pelicieri Randall & Shimizu, 1994

Photo by Pelicier, D.
 
Plectranthias pelicieri
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL
Plectranthias randalli Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1980

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Plectranthias randalli
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias retrofasciatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Plectranthias robertsi
[Filamentous perchlet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Plectranthias rubrifasciatus
[]

Photo by Endoh, K.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Plectranthias sagamiensis (Katayama, 1964)

Photo by Endoh, K.
 
Plectranthias sagamiensis
[]

Photo by Chen, J.-P.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Plectranthias sheni Chen & Shao, 2002

Photo by Chen, J.-P.
 
Plectranthias sheni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Plectranthias taylori
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias vexillarius
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Plectranthias wheeleri Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias wheeleri
[Spotted perchlet]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Plectranthias whiteheadi Randall, 1980

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Plectranthias whiteheadi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Plectranthias winniensis (Tyler, 1966)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias winniensis
[Redblotch basslet]

Photo by Chen, J.-P.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Plectranthias xanthomaculatus Wu, Randall & Chen, 2011

Photo by Chen, J.-P.
 
Plectranthias xanthomaculatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Plectranthias yamakawai Yoshino, 1972

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias yamakawai
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pronotogrammus eos Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Pronotogrammus eos
[Bigeye bass]

Photo by Baldwin, C.C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pronotogrammus martinicensis (Guichenot, 1868)

Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Pronotogrammus martinicensis
[Roughtongue bass]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 28.5 cm TL
Pronotogrammus multifasciatus Gill, 1863

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Pronotogrammus multifasciatus
[Threadfin bass]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Pseudanthias albofasciatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Pseudanthias aurulentus (Randall & McCosker, 1982)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias aurulentus
[]

Photo by Mayo, M.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pseudanthias bartlettorum (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Mayo, M.
 
Pseudanthias bartlettorum
[Bartletts' anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pseudanthias bicolor (Randall, 1979)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias bicolor
[Bicolor anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Pseudanthias bimaculatus (Smith, 1955)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias bimaculatus
[Two-spot basslet]

Photo by Steene, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pseudanthias bimarginatus Randall, 2011

Photo by Steene, R.
 
Pseudanthias bimarginatus
[Margined anthias]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pseudanthias calloura
[Aurora anthias]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Pseudanthias caudalis
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias charleneae Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudanthias charleneae
[Charlene's anthias]

Photo by Yang, N.-S.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias cichlops (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Pseudanthias cichlops
[]

Photo by King, D.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Pseudanthias connelli (Heemstra & Randall, 1986)

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Pseudanthias connelli
[Harlequin goldie]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Pseudanthias conspicuus
[]

Photo by Polack, D.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Pseudanthias cooperi (Regan, 1902)

Photo by Polack, D.
 
Pseudanthias cooperi
[Red-bar anthias]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias dispar (Herre, 1955)

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Pseudanthias dispar
[Peach fairy basslet]

Photo by Sorita, K.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Pseudanthias elongatus (Franz, 1910)

Photo by Sorita, K.
 
Pseudanthias elongatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pseudanthias engelhardi (Allen & Starck, 1982)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias engelhardi
[Orangebar anthias]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Pseudanthias evansi (Smith, 1954)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pseudanthias evansi
[Yellowback anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Pseudanthias fasciatus (Kamohara, 1955)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias fasciatus
[One-stripe anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Pseudanthias flavicauda Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias flavicauda
[]

Photo by Konishi, S.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias flavoguttatus (Katayama & Masuda, 1980)

Photo by Konishi, S.
 
Pseudanthias flavoguttatus
[Yellow-spotted anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific

Pseudanthias fucinus (Randall & Ralston, 1985)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias fucinus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Pseudanthias georgei
[George's basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis (Randall, 1979)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis
[]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pseudanthias heemstrai Schuhmacher, Krupp & Randall, 1989

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Pseudanthias heemstrai
[Orangehead anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL
Pseudanthias hiva Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias hiva
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias huchtii (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias huchtii
[Red-cheeked fairy basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias hutomoi (Allen & Burhanuddin, 1976)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias hutomoi
[Hutomo's anthias]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Pseudanthias hypselosoma Bleeker, 1878

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Pseudanthias hypselosoma
[Stocky anthias]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pseudanthias ignitus (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudanthias ignitus
[Flame anthias]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Pseudanthias leucozonus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias lori (Lubbock & Randall, 1976)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias lori
[Lori's anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Pseudanthias lunulatus (Kotthaus, 1973)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias lunulatus
[Lunate goldie]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Oceania and Western Pacif
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias luzonensis (Katayama & Masuda, 1983)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias luzonensis
[Yellowlined anthias]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Pseudanthias manadensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Pseudanthias marcia Randall & Hoover, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias marcia
[Marcia's anthias]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Pseudanthias mica Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudanthias mica
[Mica's anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias mooreanus (Herre, 1935)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias mooreanus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Pseudanthias nobilis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias olivaceus (Randall & McCosker, 1982)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias olivaceus
[]

Photo by Williams, J.T.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Pseudanthias oumati Williams, Delrieu-Trottin & Planes, 2013

Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Pseudanthias oumati
[Saffron anthias]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias parvirostris (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Pseudanthias parvirostris
[Sunset anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pseudanthias pascalus (Jordan & Tanaka, 1927)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pascalus
[Amethyst anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias pictilis (Randall & Allen, 1978)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pictilis
[Painted anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia
[Square-spot fairy basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias privitera Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias privitera
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus (Heemstra & Randall, 1986)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus
[Resplendent goldie]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias randalli (Lubbock & Allen, 1978)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias randalli
[Randall's fairy basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pseudanthias regalis (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias regalis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus (Randall, 1983)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus
[Red-belted anthias]

Photo by MNHN

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus (Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979)

Photo by MNHN
 
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus
[Thread-tail basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias sheni Randall & Allen, 1989

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias sheni
[Shen's basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias smithvanizi (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias smithvanizi
[Princess anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pseudanthias squamipinnis (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias squamipinnis
[Sea goldie]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pseudanthias taeniatus (Klunzinger, 1884)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias taeniatus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pseudanthias taira
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Pseudanthias thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias thompsoni
[Hawaiian anthias]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pseudanthias townsendi (Boulenger, 1897)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Pseudanthias townsendi
[Townsend's anthias]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias tuka (Herre & Montalban, 1927)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Pseudanthias tuka
[Yellowstriped fairy basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Pseudanthias unimarginatus Randall, 2011

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias unimarginatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias venator Snyder, 1911

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias venator
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pseudanthias ventralis (Randall, 1979)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias ventralis
[Longfin anthias]

Photo by N. Muddula Krishna et al

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Pseudanthias vizagensis Krishna, Rao & Venu, 2017

Photo by N. Muddula Krishna et al
 
Pseudanthias vizagensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Pseudanthias xanthomaculatus
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Rabaulichthys altipinnis Allen, 1984

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Rabaulichthys altipinnis
[Sailfin anthias]

Photo by Walsh, F.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Rabaulichthys squirei Randall & Walsh, 2010

Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Rabaulichthys squirei
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Rabaulichthys stigmaticus Randall & Pyle, 1989

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Rabaulichthys stigmaticus
[Spotfin anthias]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Rabaulichthys suzukii
[]

Photo by Thomas, S.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Sacura boulengeri (Heemstra, 1973)

Photo by Thomas, S.
 
Sacura boulengeri
[Boulenger's anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Sacura margaritacea (Hilgendorf, 1879)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sacura margaritacea
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Sacura parva
[Little fairy basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Sacura speciosa Heemstra & Randall, 1979

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sacura speciosa
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Selenanthias analis Tanaka, 1918

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Selenanthias analis
[Pearl-spotted fairy basslet]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Selenanthias barroi
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Selenanthias myersi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Serranocirrhitus latus Watanabe, 1949

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Serranocirrhitus latus
[Hawkfish anthias]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Tosana niwae Smith & Pope, 1906

Photo by FAO
 
Tosana niwae
[Threadtail anthias]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Tosanoides filamentosus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Tosanoides flavofasciatus
[]
No picture found
Easten Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Tosanoides obama
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Trachypoma macracanthus Günther, 1859

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachypoma macracanthus
[Toadstool groper]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthistius brasilianus Argentine seabass Southwest Atlantic 60 TL 1828
Acanthistius cinctus Yellowbanded perch Southwest Pacific. 50 TL 1859
Acanthistius fuscus Rapanui seabass Southeast Pacific 40 TL 1913
Acanthistius joanae Scalyjaw koester Western Indian Ocean 14 SL 2010
Acanthistius ocellatus Eastern wirrah Southwest Pacific. 45 TL 1859
Acanthistius pardalotus Leopard wirrah Eastern Indian Ocean 1981
Acanthistius patachonicus Southwest Atlantic 31 SL 1840
Acanthistius paxtoni Orangelined wirrah Southwest Pacific 1982
Acanthistius pictus Brick seabass Eastern Pacific 47 TL 1846
Acanthistius sebastoides Koester Southeast Atlantic 35 TL 1861
Acanthistius serratus Western wirrah Eastern Indian Ocean 50 TL 1828
Anatolanthias apiomycter Southeast Pacific 1990
Anthias anthias Swallowtail seaperch Eastern Atlantic 27 SL 1758
Anthias asperilinguis Western Atlantic 15.6 SL 1859
Anthias cyprinoides Eastern Atlantic 23.3 SL 1986
Anthias helenensis Southeast Atlantic 17.9 SL 1986
Anthias menezesi Western Atlantic 28 TL 1980
Anthias nicholsi Yellowfin bass Western Atlantic 25 TL 1933
Anthias noeli Rosy Jewelfish Southeast Pacific 29 TL 2000
Anthias woodsi Swallowtail bass Western Central Atlantic 20.8 SL 1980
Baldwinella aureorubens Streamer bass Western Atlantic 30 TL 1935
Baldwinella vivanus Red barbier Western Atlantic 25 TL 1885
Caesioperca lepidoptera Butterfly perch Eastern Indian Ocean and 30 TL 1801
Caesioperca rasor Barber perch Eastern Indian Ocean 25 TL 1839
Caprodon krasyukovae Krasyukova's perch Southwest Pacific 47 SL 1983
Caprodon longimanus Pink maomao Eastern Indian Ocean to S 55 FL 1859
Caprodon schlegelii Sunrise perch Pacific Ocean. 35 TL 1859
Choranthias salmopunctatus Salmon-spotted jewelfish Eastern Central Atlantic 6.1 SL 1981
Choranthias tenuis Threadnose bass Atlantic Ocean. Western 1920
Dactylanthias aplodactylus Western Central Pacific 17 SL 1858
Dactylanthias baccheti Eastern Central Pacific 20.4 SL 2007
Epinephelides armatus Breaksea cod Eastern Indian Ocean 56 TL 1875
Giganthias immaculatus Northwest Pacific 42 TL 1954
Giganthias serratospinosus Spinyfin Perch Indian Ocean 23.7 SL 2012
Hemanthias leptus Longtail bass Western Atlantic 50 TL 1952
Hemanthias peruanus Splittail bass Eastern Pacific 45 TL 1875
Hemanthias signifer Damsel bass Eastern Pacific 42 TL 1899
Holanthias caudalis Eastern Atlantic 21.4 SL 1976
Holanthias fronticinctus St. Helena seaperch Eastern Atlantic 22 SL 1868
Hypoplectrodes annulatus Blackbanded seaperch Southwest Pacific 30 TL 1859
Hypoplectrodes cardinalis Red seaperch Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL 1990
Hypoplectrodes huntii Redbanded perch Southwest Pacific 20 TL 1875
Hypoplectrodes jamesoni Jameson's seaperch Western Pacific 12 TL 1908
Hypoplectrodes maccullochi Halfbanded seaperch Western Pacific 45 TL 1929
Hypoplectrodes nigroruber Banded seaperch Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL 1828
Hypoplectrodes semicinctum Southeast Pacific 1833
Hypoplectrodes wilsoni Spotty seaperch Eastern Indian Ocean 20 TL 1980
Lepidoperca aurantia New Zealand orange perch Southwest Pacific 25.7 SL 1989
Lepidoperca brochata Fangtooth perch Southwest Pacific 1982
Lepidoperca caesiopercula Greycheek basslet Western Pacific 1951
Lepidoperca coatsii Southeast Atlantic 1913
Lepidoperca filamenta Western orange perch Eastern Indian Ocean 18 TL 1987
Lepidoperca inornata Southwest Pacific 1914
Lepidoperca magna Sharphead perch Southwest Pacific 1982
Lepidoperca occidentalis Slender orange perch Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL 1951
Lepidoperca pulchella Orange perch Southwest Pacific 28 TL 1899
Lepidoperca tasmanica Tasmanian perch Southwest Pacific 1937
Luzonichthys earlei Earle's splitfin Indo-Pacific 5.5 TL 1981
Luzonichthys microlepis Slender splitfin Western Indian Ocean 6.3 TL 1955
Luzonichthys taeniatus Striped splitfin Western Pacific 5.5 TL 1992
Luzonichthys waitei Waite's splitfin Indo-Pacific 7 TL 1931
Luzonichthys whitleyi Whitley's splitfin Indo-Pacific 5.8 TL 1955
Luzonichthys williamsi Western Pacific 4.2 SL 1992
Meganthias carpenteri Yellowtop Jewelfish Eastern Atlantic 30.1 SL 2006
Meganthias filiferus Filamentous anthiine Indian Ocean 29.3 SL 2008
Meganthias kingyo Northwest Pacific 27.8 SL 2000
Meganthias natalensis Gorgeous swallowtail Western Indian Ocean 37.4 SL 1925
Nemanthias carberryi Threadfin anthias Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1954
Odontanthias borbonius Checked swallowtail Indo-Pacific, South Afric 15 SL 1828
Odontanthias caudicinctus Blackblotch swallowtail Southeast Atlantic and We 10 SL 1986
Odontanthias chrysostictus Western Pacific 20 SL 1872
Odontanthias dorsomaculatus Western Indian Ocean 13.4 SL 1986
Odontanthias elizabethae Eastern Central Pacific 10.9 SL 1923
Odontanthias flagris Northwest Pacific 20 SL 1975
Odontanthias fuscipinnis Hawaiian deep anthias Eastern Central Pacific 15.3 SL 1901
Odontanthias grahami Southwest Pacific 9.4 SL 2006
Odontanthias hensleyi Atlantic Ocean 15.5 SL 2012
Odontanthias katayamai Western Pacific 16.3 SL 1979
Odontanthias randalli Lombok Swallowtail Indo-Pacific 21.2 SL 2011
Odontanthias rhodopeplus Western Pacific 16 SL 1872
Odontanthias tapui Eastern Central Pacific 14.5 SL 1979
Odontanthias unimaculatus Western Pacific 20 SL 1917
Odontanthias wassi Central Pacific 12.3 SL 2006
Othos dentex Harlequin fish Eastern Indian Ocean 75 TL 1828
Plectranthias alcocki Alcock’s deep-reef basslet Western Indian Ocean 7.2 SL 2014
Plectranthias alleni Allen's perchlet Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3 SL 1980
Plectranthias altipinnatus Northwest Pacific 4.5 SL 1980
Plectranthias anthioides Western Pacific. 25 TL 1872
Plectranthias bauchotae Western Indian Ocean 8.2 SL 1980
Plectranthias bennetti Bennett’s perchlet Western Pacific 5.0 SL 2015
Plectranthias bilaticlavia Southwest Pacific 1987
Plectranthias cirrhitoides Eastern Central Pacific 5.7 SL 1980
Plectranthias elaine Western Indian Ocean 5.6 SL 2009
Plectranthias elongatus Pacific Ocean 5.4 SL 2011
Plectranthias exsul Southeast Pacific 15.8 SL 1983
Plectranthias fijiensis Western Central Pacific 7.5 SL 1983
Plectranthias flammeus Flame perchlet Eastern Central Pacific 2013
Plectranthias foresti Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1977
Plectranthias fourmanoiri Doublespot perchlet Indo-Pacific Ocean. 4.7 TL 1980
Plectranthias gardineri Western Indian Ocean 3.2 SL 1908
Plectranthias garrupellus Apricot bass Western Atlantic 10 TL 1961
Plectranthias helenae Pacific Ocean 6.2 SL 1980
Plectranthias inermis Chequered perchlet Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SL 1980
Plectranthias intermedius Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL 1973
Plectranthias japonicus Japanese perchlet Western Pacific 15 TL 1883
Plectranthias jothyi Indo-West Pacific 9.2 SL 1996
Plectranthias kamii Pacific Ocean. 23 SL 1980
Plectranthias klausewitzi Western Indian Ocean 5.5 SL 2006
Plectranthias knappi Western Central Pacific 6.6 SL 1996
Plectranthias lasti Trawl perchlet Western Pacific 6.8 SL 1995
Plectranthias longimanus Longfin perchlet Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL 1913
Plectranthias maculicauda Spot-tail perchlet Southwest Pacific. 8.3 SL 1914
Plectranthias maugei Western Indian Ocean 5.8 SL 1980
Plectranthias megalepis Western Pacific 6.2 SL 1880
Plectranthias megalophthalmus Citron perchlet Indo-Pacific. 6.1 SL 1979
Plectranthias morgansi Flagfin Western Indian Ocean 5 SL 1961
Plectranthias nanus Bownband perchlet Pacific Ocean 4.0 SL 1980
Plectranthias nazcae Red splodge South Pacific, Nazca Ridg 15 SL 2008
Plectranthias pallidus Pale perchlet Western Pacific 7.6 SL 1995
Plectranthias parini Parin's anthias Southeast Pacific 1991
Plectranthias pelicieri Indian Ocean, from Maurit 4.8 SL 1994
Plectranthias randalli Western Pacific. 11.1 SL 1980
Plectranthias retrofasciatus Western Pacific 6.2 SL 1979
Plectranthias robertsi Filamentous perchlet Western Pacific 8.9 SL 1995
Plectranthias rubrifasciatus Western Central Pacific 4.9 SL 1979
Plectranthias sagamiensis Western Pacific 6 SL 1964
Plectranthias sheni Northwest Pacific 11.5 SL 2002
Plectranthias taylori Eastern Central Pacific 23.8 SL 1980
Plectranthias vexillarius Western Indian Ocean 8.2 SL 1980
Plectranthias wheeleri Spotted perchlet Western Pacific 8.3 SL 1980
Plectranthias whiteheadi Western Pacific 7.7 SL 1980
Plectranthias winniensis Redblotch basslet Indo-Pacific 4 SL 1966
Plectranthias xanthomaculatus Northwest Pacific 5.8 SL 2011
Plectranthias yamakawai Western Pacific. 20 SL 1972
Pronotogrammus eos Bigeye bass Eastern Central Pacific 18 TL 1890
Pronotogrammus martinicensis Roughtongue bass Western Atlantic 20 TL 1868
Pronotogrammus multifasciatus Threadfin bass Eastern Pacific 28.5 TL 1863
Pseudanthias albofasciatus Northwest Pacific 1930
Pseudanthias aurulentus Eastern Central Pacific 4.6 SL 1982
Pseudanthias bartlettorum Bartletts' anthias Pacific Ocean 9 TL 1981
Pseudanthias bicolor Bicolor anthias Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1979
Pseudanthias bimaculatus Two-spot basslet Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1955
Pseudanthias bimarginatus Margined anthias Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 2011
Pseudanthias calloura Aurora anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL 2001
Pseudanthias caudalis Northwest Pacific 17 SL 1959
Pseudanthias charleneae Charlene's anthias Western Pacific 7.5 SL 2008
Pseudanthias cichlops Western Pacific 9.5 SL 1853
Pseudanthias connelli Harlequin goldie Western Indian Ocean 11 SL 1986
Pseudanthias conspicuus Indian Ocean 1973
Pseudanthias cooperi Red-bar anthias Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1902
Pseudanthias dispar Peach fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL 1955
Pseudanthias elongatus Northwest Pacific 14 SL 1910
Pseudanthias engelhardi Orangebar anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL 1982
Pseudanthias evansi Yellowback anthias Indian Ocean 12 SL 1954
Pseudanthias fasciatus One-stripe anthias Indo-Pacific 21 TL 1955
Pseudanthias flavicauda Western Pacific 6.6 SL 2001
Pseudanthias flavoguttatus Yellow-spotted anthias Indo-West Pacific 10.2 SL 1980
Pseudanthias fucinus Eastern Central Pacific 1985
Pseudanthias georgei George's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 1976
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific 7.7 SL 1979
Pseudanthias heemstrai Orangehead anthias Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1989
Pseudanthias hiva Eastern Central Pacific 10.0 SL 2001
Pseudanthias huchtii Red-cheeked fairy basslet Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1857
Pseudanthias hutomoi Hutomo's anthias Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1976
Pseudanthias hypselosoma Stocky anthias Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1878
Pseudanthias ignitus Flame anthias Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1981
Pseudanthias leucozonus Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1982
Pseudanthias lori Lori's anthias Indo-Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1976
Pseudanthias lunulatus Lunate goldie Indo-West Pacific 8 SL 1973
Pseudanthias luzonensis Yellowlined anthias Oceania and Western Pacif 14.5 TL 1983
Pseudanthias manadensis Western Central Pacific 1856
Pseudanthias marcia Marcia's anthias Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1993
Pseudanthias mica Mica's anthias Western Central Pacific 5.6 SL 2012
Pseudanthias mooreanus Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1935
Pseudanthias nobilis Northwest Pacific 1910
Pseudanthias olivaceus Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1982
Pseudanthias oumati Saffron anthias Eastern Central Pacific 5.8 SL 2013
Pseudanthias parvirostris Sunset anthias Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 1981
Pseudanthias pascalus Amethyst anthias Pacific Ocean 20 TL 1927
Pseudanthias pictilis Painted anthias Western Pacific 13.5 TL 1978
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia Square-spot fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 20 TL 1857
Pseudanthias privitera Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SL 2001
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus Resplendent goldie Western Indian Ocean 7 SL 1986
Pseudanthias randalli Randall's fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL 1978
Pseudanthias regalis Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1981
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus Red-belted anthias Western Pacific 12 TL 1983
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus Thread-tail basslet Western Central Pacific 9.2 SL 1979
Pseudanthias sheni Shen's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 10.5 SL 1989
Pseudanthias smithvanizi Princess anthias Indo-Pacific 9.5 TL 1981
Pseudanthias squamipinnis Sea goldie Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1855
Pseudanthias taeniatus Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1884
Pseudanthias taira Northwest Pacific 10 TL 1931
Pseudanthias thompsoni Hawaiian anthias Pacific Ocean 22 TL 1923
Pseudanthias townsendi Townsend's anthias Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1897
Pseudanthias tuka Yellowstriped fairy basslet Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1927
Pseudanthias unimarginatus Western Indian Ocean 5.3 SL 2011
Pseudanthias venator Northwest Pacific 8.2 SL 1911
Pseudanthias ventralis Longfin anthias Pacific Ocean 7 TL 1979
Pseudanthias vizagensis Western Indian Ocean 9.1 TL 2017
Pseudanthias xanthomaculatus Western Central Pacific 1979
Rabaulichthys altipinnis Sailfin anthias Western Central Pacific 6 TL 1984
Rabaulichthys squirei Western Pacific 6.2 SL 2010
Rabaulichthys stigmaticus Spotfin anthias Western Indian Ocean 6 TL 1989
Rabaulichthys suzukii Northwest Pacific 6.4 SL 2001
Sacura boulengeri Boulenger's anthias Western Indian Ocean 19 TL 1973
Sacura margaritacea West Pacific 13 SL 1879
Sacura parva Little fairy basslet Western Central Pacific. 12 TL 1979
Sacura speciosa Western Central Pacific 9.6 SL 1979
Selenanthias analis Pearl-spotted fairy basslet Western Pacific 13 SL 1918
Selenanthias barroi Western Pacific 13.3 SL 1982
Selenanthias myersi Western Pacific 8.7 SL 1995
Serranocirrhitus latus Hawkfish anthias Western Pacific 13 TL 1949
Tosana niwae Threadtail anthias Western Pacific 16 SL 1906
Tosanoides filamentosus Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1953
Tosanoides flavofasciatus Western Pacific 9 SL 1980
Tosanoides obama Easten Central Pacific 4.3 SL 2016
Trachypoma macracanthus Toadstool groper Southwest Pacific. 22 TL 1859



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