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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]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
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]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
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]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29.3 cm SL

 
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 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
[]

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
[]
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 Flescher, D.

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

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
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 9.0 cm SL

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

 
Plectranthias rubrifasciatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
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 NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

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

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
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]
216 Species of Family Serranidae
(Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1828 Acanthistius brasilianus Argentine seabass Southwest Atlantic 60 TL
1859 Acanthistius cinctus Yellowbanded perch Southwest Pacific. 50 TL
1913 Acanthistius fuscus Rapanui seabass Southeast Pacific 40 TL
2010 Acanthistius joanae Scalyjaw koester Western Indian Ocean 14 SL
1859 Acanthistius ocellatus Eastern wirrah Southwest Pacific. 45 TL
1981 Acanthistius pardalotus Leopard wirrah Eastern Indian Ocean
1840 Acanthistius patachonicus Southwest Atlantic 31 SL
1982 Acanthistius paxtoni Orangelined wirrah Southwest Pacific
1846 Acanthistius pictus Brick seabass Eastern Pacific 47 TL
1861 Acanthistius sebastoides Koester Southeast Atlantic 35 TL
1828 Acanthistius serratus Western wirrah Eastern Indian Ocean 50 TL
1990 Anatolanthias apiomycter Southeast Pacific
1758 Anthias anthias Swallowtail seaperch Eastern Atlantic 27 SL
1859 Anthias asperilinguis Western Atlantic 15.6 SL
1986 Anthias cyprinoides Eastern Atlantic 23.3 SL
1986 Anthias helenensis Southeast Atlantic 17.9 SL
1980 Anthias menezesi Western Atlantic 28 TL
1933 Anthias nicholsi Yellowfin bass Western Atlantic 25 TL
2000 Anthias noeli Rosy Jewelfish Southeast Pacific 29 TL
1980 Anthias woodsi Swallowtail bass Western Central Atlantic 20.8 SL
1935 Baldwinella aureorubens Streamer bass Western Atlantic 30 TL
1885 Baldwinella vivanus Red barbier Western Atlantic 25 TL
1801 Caesioperca lepidoptera Butterfly perch Eastern Indian Ocean and 30 TL
1839 Caesioperca rasor Barber perch Eastern Indian Ocean 25 TL
1983 Caprodon krasyukovae Krasyukova's perch Southwest Pacific 47 SL
1859 Caprodon longimanus Pink maomao Eastern Indian Ocean to S 55 FL
1859 Caprodon schlegelii Sunrise perch Pacific Ocean. 35 TL
1981 Choranthias salmopunctatus Salmon-spotted jewelfish Eastern Central Atlantic 6.1 SL
1920 Choranthias tenuis Threadnose bass Atlantic Ocean. Western
1858 Dactylanthias aplodactylus Western Central Pacific 17 SL
2007 Dactylanthias baccheti Eastern Central Pacific 20.4 SL
1875 Epinephelides armatus Breaksea cod Eastern Indian Ocean 56 TL
1954 Giganthias immaculatus Northwest Pacific 42 TL
2012 Giganthias serratospinosus Spinyfin Perch Indian Ocean 23.7 SL
1952 Hemanthias leptus Longtail bass Western Atlantic 50 TL
1875 Hemanthias peruanus Splittail bass Eastern Pacific 45 TL
1899 Hemanthias signifer Damsel bass Eastern Pacific 42 TL
1976 Holanthias caudalis Eastern Atlantic 21.4 SL
1868 Holanthias fronticinctus St. Helena seaperch Eastern Atlantic 22 SL
1859 Hypoplectrodes annulatus Blackbanded seaperch Southwest Pacific 30 TL
1990 Hypoplectrodes cardinalis Red seaperch Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL
1875 Hypoplectrodes huntii Redbanded perch Southwest Pacific 20 TL
1908 Hypoplectrodes jamesoni Jameson's seaperch Western Pacific 12 TL
1929 Hypoplectrodes maccullochi Halfbanded seaperch Western Pacific 45 TL
1828 Hypoplectrodes nigroruber Banded seaperch Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL
1833 Hypoplectrodes semicinctum Southeast Pacific
1980 Hypoplectrodes wilsoni Spotty seaperch Eastern Indian Ocean 20 TL
1989 Lepidoperca aurantia New Zealand orange perch Southwest Pacific 25.7 SL
1982 Lepidoperca brochata Fangtooth perch Southwest Pacific
1951 Lepidoperca caesiopercula Greycheek basslet Western Pacific
1913 Lepidoperca coatsii Southeast Atlantic
1987 Lepidoperca filamenta Western orange perch Eastern Indian Ocean 18 TL
1914 Lepidoperca inornata Southwest Pacific
1982 Lepidoperca magna Sharphead perch Southwest Pacific
1951 Lepidoperca occidentalis Slender orange perch Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL
1899 Lepidoperca pulchella Orange perch Southwest Pacific 28 TL
1937 Lepidoperca tasmanica Tasmanian perch Southwest Pacific
1981 Luzonichthys earlei Earle's splitfin Indo-Pacific 5.5 TL
1955 Luzonichthys microlepis Slender splitfin Western Indian Ocean 6.3 TL
1992 Luzonichthys taeniatus Striped splitfin Western Pacific 5.5 TL
1931 Luzonichthys waitei Waite's splitfin Indo-Pacific 7 TL
1955 Luzonichthys whitleyi Whitley's splitfin Indo-Pacific 5.8 TL
1992 Luzonichthys williamsi Western Pacific 4.2 SL
2006 Meganthias carpenteri Yellowtop Jewelfish Eastern Atlantic 30.1 SL
2008 Meganthias filiferus Filamentous anthiine Indian Ocean 29.3 SL
2000 Meganthias kingyo Northwest Pacific 27.8 SL
1925 Meganthias natalensis Gorgeous swallowtail Western Indian Ocean 37.4 SL
1954 Nemanthias carberryi Threadfin anthias Western Indian Ocean 13 TL
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
1828 Othos dentex Harlequin fish Eastern Indian Ocean 75 TL
2014 Plectranthias alcocki Alcock’s deep-reef basslet Western Indian Ocean 7.2 SL
1980 Plectranthias alleni Allen's perchlet Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3 SL
1980 Plectranthias altipinnatus Northwest Pacific 4.5 SL
1872 Plectranthias anthioides Western Pacific. 25 TL
1980 Plectranthias bauchotae Western Indian Ocean 8.2 SL
1987 Plectranthias bilaticlavia Southwest Pacific
1980 Plectranthias cirrhitoides Eastern Central Pacific 5.7 SL
2009 Plectranthias elaine Western Indian Ocean 5.6 SL
2011 Plectranthias elongatus Pacific Ocean 5.4 SL
1983 Plectranthias exsul Southeast Pacific 15.8 SL
1983 Plectranthias fijiensis Western Central Pacific 7.5 SL
2013 Plectranthias flammeus Flame perchlet Eastern Central Pacific
1977 Plectranthias foresti Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL
1980 Plectranthias fourmanoiri Doublespot perchlet Indo-Pacific Ocean. 4.7 TL
1908 Plectranthias gardineri Western Indian Ocean 3.2 SL
1961 Plectranthias garrupellus Apricot bass Western Atlantic 10 TL
1980 Plectranthias helenae Pacific Ocean 6.2 SL
1980 Plectranthias inermis Chequered perchlet Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SL
1973 Plectranthias intermedius Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL
1883 Plectranthias japonicus Japanese perchlet Western Pacific 15 TL
1996 Plectranthias jothyi Indo-West Pacific 9.2 SL
1980 Plectranthias kamii Pacific Ocean. 23 SL
2006 Plectranthias klausewitzi Western Indian Ocean 5.5 SL
1996 Plectranthias knappi Western Central Pacific 6.6 SL
1995 Plectranthias lasti Trawl perchlet Western Pacific 6.8 SL
1913 Plectranthias longimanus Longfin perchlet Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL
1914 Plectranthias maculicauda Spot-tail perchlet Southwest Pacific. 8.3 SL
1980 Plectranthias maugei Western Indian Ocean 5.8 SL
1880 Plectranthias megalepis Western Pacific 6.2 SL
1979 Plectranthias megalophthalmus Citron perchlet Indo-Pacific. 6.1 SL
1961 Plectranthias morgansi Flagfin Western Indian Ocean 5 SL
1980 Plectranthias nanus Bownband perchlet Pacific Ocean 4.0 SL
2008 Plectranthias nazcae Red splodge South Pacific, Nazca Ridg 15 SL
1995 Plectranthias pallidus Pale perchlet Western Pacific 7.6 SL
1991 Plectranthias parini Parin's anthias Southeast Pacific
1994 Plectranthias pelicieri Indian Ocean, from Maurit 4.8 SL
1980 Plectranthias randalli Western Pacific. 11.1 SL
1979 Plectranthias retrofasciatus Western Pacific 6.2 SL
1995 Plectranthias robertsi Filamentous perchlet Western Pacific 9.0 SL
1979 Plectranthias rubrifasciatus Western Central Pacific 4.9 SL
1964 Plectranthias sagamiensis Western Pacific 6 SL
2002 Plectranthias sheni Northwest Pacific 11.5 SL
1980 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
1966 Plectranthias winniensis Redblotch basslet Indo-Pacific 4 SL
2011 Plectranthias xanthomaculatus Northwest Pacific 5.8 SL
1972 Plectranthias yamakawai Western Pacific. 20 SL
1890 Pronotogrammus eos Bigeye bass Eastern Central Pacific 18 TL
1868 Pronotogrammus martinicensis Roughtongue bass Western Atlantic 20 TL
1863 Pronotogrammus multifasciatus Threadfin bass Eastern Pacific 28.5 TL
1930 Pseudanthias albofasciatus Northwest Pacific
1982 Pseudanthias aurulentus Eastern Central Pacific 4.6 SL
1981 Pseudanthias bartlettorum Bartletts' anthias Pacific Ocean 9 TL
1979 Pseudanthias bicolor Bicolor anthias Indo-Pacific 13 TL
1955 Pseudanthias bimaculatus Two-spot basslet Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
2011 Pseudanthias bimarginatus Margined anthias Western Indian Ocean 7 TL
2001 Pseudanthias calloura Aurora anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL
1959 Pseudanthias caudalis Northwest Pacific 17 SL
2008 Pseudanthias charleneae Charlene's anthias Western Pacific 7.5 SL
1853 Pseudanthias cichlops Western Pacific 9.5 SL
1986 Pseudanthias connelli Harlequin goldie Western Indian Ocean 11 SL
1973 Pseudanthias conspicuus Indian Ocean
1902 Pseudanthias cooperi Red-bar anthias Indo-Pacific 14 TL
1955 Pseudanthias dispar Peach fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL
1910 Pseudanthias elongatus Northwest Pacific 14 SL
1982 Pseudanthias engelhardi Orangebar anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL
1954 Pseudanthias evansi Yellowback anthias Indian Ocean 12 SL
1955 Pseudanthias fasciatus One-stripe anthias Indo-Pacific 21 TL
2001 Pseudanthias flavicauda Western Pacific 6.6 SL
1980 Pseudanthias flavoguttatus Yellow-spotted anthias Indo-West Pacific 10.2 SL
1985 Pseudanthias fucinus Eastern Central Pacific
1976 Pseudanthias georgei George's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean
1979 Pseudanthias hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific 7.7 SL
1989 Pseudanthias heemstrai Orangehead anthias Western Indian Ocean 13 TL
2001 Pseudanthias hiva Eastern Central Pacific 10.0 SL
1857 Pseudanthias huchtii Red-cheeked fairy basslet Western Central Pacific 12 TL
1976 Pseudanthias hutomoi Hutomo's anthias Western Central Pacific 12 TL
1878 Pseudanthias hypselosoma Stocky anthias Indo-Pacific 19 TL
1981 Pseudanthias ignitus Flame anthias Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
1982 Pseudanthias leucozonus Northwest Pacific 10 SL
1976 Pseudanthias lori Lori's anthias Indo-Pacific Ocean 12 TL
1973 Pseudanthias lunulatus Lunate goldie Indo-West Pacific 8 SL
1983 Pseudanthias luzonensis Yellowlined anthias Oceania and Western Pacif 14.5 TL
1856 Pseudanthias manadensis Western Central Pacific
1993 Pseudanthias marcia Marcia's anthias Western Indian Ocean 16 TL
2012 Pseudanthias mica Mica's anthias Western Central Pacific 5.6 SL
1935 Pseudanthias mooreanus Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL
1910 Pseudanthias nobilis Northwest Pacific
1982 Pseudanthias olivaceus Pacific Ocean 12 TL
2013 Pseudanthias oumati Saffron anthias Eastern Central Pacific 5.8 SL
1981 Pseudanthias parvirostris Sunset anthias Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL
1927 Pseudanthias pascalus Amethyst anthias Pacific Ocean 20 TL
1978 Pseudanthias pictilis Painted anthias Western Pacific 13.5 TL
1857 Pseudanthias pleurotaenia Square-spot fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 20 TL
2001 Pseudanthias privitera Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SL
1986 Pseudanthias pulcherrimus Resplendent goldie Western Indian Ocean 7 SL
1978 Pseudanthias randalli Randall's fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL
1981 Pseudanthias regalis Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL
1983 Pseudanthias rubrizonatus Red-belted anthias Western Pacific 12 TL
1979 Pseudanthias rubrolineatus Thread-tail basslet Western Central Pacific 9.2 SL
1989 Pseudanthias sheni Shen's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 10.5 SL
1981 Pseudanthias smithvanizi Princess anthias Indo-Pacific 9.5 TL
1855 Pseudanthias squamipinnis Sea goldie Indo-West Pacific 15 TL
1884 Pseudanthias taeniatus Western Indian Ocean 13 TL
1931 Pseudanthias taira Northwest Pacific 10 TL
1923 Pseudanthias thompsoni Hawaiian anthias Pacific Ocean 22 TL
1897 Pseudanthias townsendi Townsend's anthias Western Indian Ocean 9 TL
1927 Pseudanthias tuka Yellowstriped fairy basslet Indo-West Pacific 12 TL
2011 Pseudanthias unimarginatus Western Indian Ocean 5.3 SL
1911 Pseudanthias venator Northwest Pacific 8.2 SL
1979 Pseudanthias ventralis Longfin anthias Pacific Ocean 7 TL
2017 Pseudanthias vizagensis Western Indian Ocean 9.1 TL
1979 Pseudanthias xanthomaculatus Western Central Pacific
1984 Rabaulichthys altipinnis Sailfin anthias Western Central Pacific 6 TL
2010 Rabaulichthys squirei Western Pacific 6.2 SL
1989 Rabaulichthys stigmaticus Spotfin anthias Western Indian Ocean 6 TL
2001 Rabaulichthys suzukii Northwest Pacific 6.4 SL
1973 Sacura boulengeri Boulenger's anthias Western Indian Ocean 19 TL
1879 Sacura margaritacea West Pacific 13 SL
1979 Sacura parva Little fairy basslet Western Central Pacific. 12 TL
1979 Sacura speciosa Western Central Pacific 9.6 SL
1918 Selenanthias analis Pearl-spotted fairy basslet Western Pacific 13 SL
1982 Selenanthias barroi Western Pacific 13.3 SL
1995 Selenanthias myersi Western Pacific 8.7 SL
1949 Serranocirrhitus latus Hawkfish anthias Western Pacific 13 TL
1906 Tosana niwae Threadtail anthias Western Pacific 16 SL
1953 Tosanoides filamentosus Northwest Pacific 10 SL
1980 Tosanoides flavofasciatus Western Pacific 9 SL
2016 Tosanoides obama Easten Central Pacific 4.3 SL
1859 Trachypoma macracanthus Toadstool groper Southwest Pacific. 22 TL



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