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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cirrhitidae Hawkfishes

Genus: Amblycirrhitus

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Amblycirrhitus bimacula (Jenkins, 1903)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblycirrhitus bimacula
[Twospot hawkfish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Amblycirrhitus earnshawi Lubbock, 1978

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Amblycirrhitus earnshawi
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Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Amblycirrhitus oxyrhynchos
[Sharpsnout hawkfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Amblycirrhitus pinos (Mowbray, 1927)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblycirrhitus pinos
[Redspotted hawkfish]

Photo by Wass, R.C.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Amblycirrhitus unimacula (Kamohara, 1957)

Photo by Wass, R.C.
 
Amblycirrhitus unimacula
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5 Species of Family Cirrhitidae with Genus Amblycirrhitus
(Hawkfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1903 Amblycirrhitus bimacula Twospot hawkfish Indo-Pacific 8.5 SL
1978 Amblycirrhitus earnshawi Eastern Atlantic 6.7 SL
1858 Amblycirrhitus oxyrhynchos Sharpsnout hawkfish Western Central Pacific. 5.2 TL
1927 Amblycirrhitus pinos Redspotted hawkfish Western Atlantic 9.5 SL
1957 Amblycirrhitus unimacula Pacific Ocean 8.5 TL



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