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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Serraninae
Genus: Hypoplectrus

(See list of species below)



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17 species (see list below)

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Photo by Steele, M.A.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Hypoplectrus aberrans Poey, 1868

Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Hypoplectrus aberrans
[Yellowbelly hamlet]
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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Hypoplectrus atlahua
[Jarocho hamlet]

Photo by Tello Musi, J.L.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Hypoplectrus castroaguirrei Del Moral Flores, Tello-Musi & Martínez-Pérez, 2012

Photo by Tello Musi, J.L.
 
Hypoplectrus castroaguirrei
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.7 cm TL
Hypoplectrus chlorurus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hypoplectrus chlorurus
[Yellowtail hamlet]

Photo by Carlson, B.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Hypoplectrus ecosur Victor, 2012

Photo by Carlson, B.
 
Hypoplectrus ecosur
[]

Photo by Bryant, K.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Hypoplectrus floridae Victor, 2012

Photo by Bryant, K.
 
Hypoplectrus floridae
[]

Photo by Lobel, P.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm NG
Hypoplectrus gemma Goode & Bean, 1882

Photo by Lobel, P.
 
Hypoplectrus gemma
[Blue hamlet]

Photo by Albernas, J.I.H.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13.2 cm TL
Hypoplectrus gummigutta (Poey, 1851)

Photo by Albernas, J.I.H.
 
Hypoplectrus gummigutta
[Golden hamlet]

Photo by Steele, M.A.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Hypoplectrus guttavarius (Poey, 1852)

Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Hypoplectrus guttavarius
[Shy hamlet]

Photo by Stadler, B.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 14.3 cm TL
Hypoplectrus indigo (Poey, 1851)

Photo by Stadler, B.
 
Hypoplectrus indigo
[Indigo hamlet]

Photo by Lobel, P.

Caribbean

Hypoplectrus maculiferus Poey, 1871

Photo by Lobel, P.
 
Hypoplectrus maculiferus
[]

Photo by Lobel, P.

Caribbean Sea
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Hypoplectrus maya Lobel, 2011

Photo by Lobel, P.
 
Hypoplectrus maya
[Maya hamlet]

Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL
Hypoplectrus nigricans (Poey, 1852)

Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank
 
Hypoplectrus nigricans
[Black hamlet]

Photo by Lobel, P.

Western Central Atlantic

Hypoplectrus providencianus Acero P. & Garzón-Ferreira, 1994

Photo by Lobel, P.
 
Hypoplectrus providencianus
[Masked Hamlet]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL
Hypoplectrus puella (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Hypoplectrus puella
[Barred hamlet]

Photo by Lobel, P.

Western Caribbean from th
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Hypoplectrus randallorum Lobel, 2011

Photo by Lobel, P.
 
Hypoplectrus randallorum
[Tan Hamlet]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.7 cm TL
Hypoplectrus unicolor (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Hypoplectrus unicolor
[Butter hamlet]
17 Species of Family Serranidae with Genus Hypoplectrus
(Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1868 Hypoplectrus aberrans Yellowbelly hamlet Western Central Atlantic 13 TL
2013 Hypoplectrus atlahua Jarocho hamlet Western Central Atlantic 10.4 SL
2012 Hypoplectrus castroaguirrei Western Central Atlantic 9.3 SL
1828 Hypoplectrus chlorurus Yellowtail hamlet Western Central Atlantic 12.7 TL
2012 Hypoplectrus ecosur Western Atlantic 8.3 SL
2012 Hypoplectrus floridae Western Atlantic 4.0 SL
1882 Hypoplectrus gemma Blue hamlet Western Central Atlantic 13 NG
1851 Hypoplectrus gummigutta Golden hamlet Western Central Atlantic 13.2 TL
1852 Hypoplectrus guttavarius Shy hamlet Western Central Atlantic 13 TL
1851 Hypoplectrus indigo Indigo hamlet Western Central Atlantic 14.3 TL
1871 Hypoplectrus maculiferus Caribbean
2011 Hypoplectrus maya Maya hamlet Caribbean Sea 8.7 SL
1852 Hypoplectrus nigricans Black hamlet Western Atlantic 15.2 TL
1994 Hypoplectrus providencianus Masked Hamlet Western Central Atlantic
1828 Hypoplectrus puella Barred hamlet Western Central Atlantic 15.2 TL
2011 Hypoplectrus randallorum Tan Hamlet Western Caribbean from th 8.1 SL
1792 Hypoplectrus unicolor Butter hamlet Western Central Atlantic 12.7 TL



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