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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Ambassidae Asiatic glassfishes

Genus: Ambassis

(See list of species below)



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20 species (see list below)

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Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Ambassis agassizii
[Agassiz's olive glassfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Ambassis agrammus Günther, 1867

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ambassis agrammus
[Sailfin glass perchlet]

Photo by King, D.R.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ambassis ambassis (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Ambassis ambassis
[Commerson's glassy]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Ambassis buruensis Bleeker, 1856

Photo by FAO
 
Ambassis buruensis
[Buru glass perchlet]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Ambassis buton
[Buton glassy perchlet]

Photo by Keith, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ambassis dussumieri Cuvier, 1828

Photo by Keith, P.
 
Ambassis dussumieri
[Malabar glassy perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Ambassis elongata
[Yellowfin glassfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Ambassis fontoynonti
[]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Ambassis gymnocephalus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Ambassis gymnocephalus
[Bald glassy]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Ambassis interrupta Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Ambassis interrupta
[Long-spined glass perchlet]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Ambassis jacksoniensis
[Port Jackson perchlet]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL
Ambassis kopsii Bleeker, 1858

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Ambassis kopsii
[Freckled hawkfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

Oceania
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Ambassis macleayi (Castelnau, 1878)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ambassis macleayi
[Macleay's glass perchlet]

Photo by Purushottama, G.B.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Ambassis macracanthus Bleeker, 1849

Photo by Purushottama, G.B.
 
Ambassis macracanthus
[Estuarine glass perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Ambassis marianus
[Estuary perchlet]

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Ambassis miops Günther, 1872

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.
 
Ambassis miops
[Flag-tailed glass perchlet]

Photo by Satapoomin, U.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Ambassis nalua (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Ambassis nalua
[Scalloped perchlet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Ambassis natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ambassis natalensis
[Slender glassy]

Photo by FAO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ambassis urotaenia Bleeker, 1852

Photo by FAO
 
Ambassis urotaenia
[Banded-tail glassy perchlet]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Ambassis vachellii Richardson, 1846

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Ambassis vachellii
[Vachelli's glass perchlet]
20 Species of Family Ambassidae with Genus Ambassis
(Asiatic glassfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1867 Ambassis agassizii Agassiz's olive glassfish Oceania 7.5 SL
1867 Ambassis agrammus Sailfin glass perchlet Oceania 7.5 SL
1802 Ambassis ambassis Commerson's glassy Africa 15 TL
1856 Ambassis buruensis Buru glass perchlet Western Pacific 8.2 TL
1918 Ambassis buton Buton glassy perchlet Asia 5 SL
1828 Ambassis dussumieri Malabar glassy perchlet Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
1878 Ambassis elongata Yellowfin glassfish Oceania 7.5 TL
1932 Ambassis fontoynonti Africa 6 TL
1802 Ambassis gymnocephalus Bald glassy Indo-West Pacific 16 TL
1853 Ambassis interrupta Long-spined glass perchlet Asia 12 SL
1881 Ambassis jacksoniensis Port Jackson perchlet Southwest Pacific 7 SL
1858 Ambassis kopsii Freckled hawkfish Indo-Pacific 10.2 TL
1878 Ambassis macleayi Macleay's glass perchlet Oceania 9 SL
1849 Ambassis macracanthus Estuarine glass perchlet Asia and Oceania 10.5 SL
1880 Ambassis marianus Estuary perchlet Oceania 10 SL
1872 Ambassis miops Flag-tailed glass perchlet Indo-West Pacific 10.3 TL
1822 Ambassis nalua Scalloped perchlet Asia and Oceania 12.5 TL
1908 Ambassis natalensis Slender glassy Western Indian Ocean 9 SL
1852 Ambassis urotaenia Banded-tail glassy perchlet Indo-Pacific 14 TL
1846 Ambassis vachellii Vachelli's glass perchlet Indo-West Pacific. 6.5 SL



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