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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Kyphosidae Sea chubs
Subfamily: Kyphosinae
Genus: Kyphosus

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Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Kyphosus analogus (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Kyphosus analogus
[Blue-bronze sea chub]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 35.4 cm SL

 
Kyphosus atlanticus
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Kyphosus azureus (Jenkins & Evermann, 1889)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Kyphosus azureus
[Zebra-perch sea chub]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Kyphosus bigibbus Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Kyphosus bigibbus
[Brown chub]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean

 
Kyphosus bosquii
[]

Photo by Bailly, N.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50.7 cm FL
Kyphosus cinerascens (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Bailly, N.
 
Kyphosus cinerascens
[Blue sea chub]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Kyphosus cornelii (Whitley, 1944)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Kyphosus cornelii
[Western buffalo bream]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Kyphosus elegans (Peters, 1869)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Kyphosus elegans
[Cortez sea chub]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45.7 cm SL

 
Kyphosus gladius
[Gladius sea chub]

Photo by Stender, K.

Central Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Kyphosus hawaiiensis Sakai & Nakabo, 2004

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Kyphosus hawaiiensis
[Hawaiian chub]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 90 cm SL
Kyphosus incisor (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Kyphosus incisor
[Yellow sea chub]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific.

Kyphosus lutescens (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Kyphosus lutescens
[Revillagigedo sea chub]

Photo by Cox, C.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Kyphosus ocyurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Cox, C.
 
Kyphosus ocyurus
[Bluestriped chub]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Kyphosus pacificus
[Pacific drummer]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm NG
Kyphosus sandwicensis (Sauvage, 1880)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Kyphosus sandwicensis
[Pacific chub]

Photo by Minguell, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Kyphosus sectatrix (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Minguell, C.
 
Kyphosus sectatrix
[Bermuda sea chub]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Kyphosus sydneyanus (Günther, 1886)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Kyphosus sydneyanus
[Silver drummer]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Kyphosus vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Kyphosus vaigiensis
[Brassy chub]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Kyphosus analogus Blue-bronze sea chub Eastern Pacific 45 TL 1862
Kyphosus atlanticus Atlantic Ocean 35.4 SL 2014
Kyphosus azureus Zebra-perch sea chub Eastern Central Pacific 45 TL 1889
Kyphosus bigibbus Brown chub Indo-Pacific 75 TL 1801
Kyphosus bosquii Atlantic Ocean 1802
Kyphosus cinerascens Blue sea chub Indo-Pacific 50.7 FL 1775
Kyphosus cornelii Western buffalo bream Eastern Indian Ocean 70 TL 1944
Kyphosus elegans Cortez sea chub Eastern Pacific 53 TL 1869
Kyphosus gladius Gladius sea chub Eastern Indian Ocean 45.7 SL 2013
Kyphosus hawaiiensis Hawaiian chub Central Pacific 41 TL 2004
Kyphosus incisor Yellow sea chub Western Atlantic 90 SL 1831
Kyphosus lutescens Revillagigedo sea chub Eastern Central Pacific. 1882
Kyphosus ocyurus Bluestriped chub Eastern Pacific 59 TL 1882
Kyphosus pacificus Pacific drummer Western Central Pacific. 75 TL 2004
Kyphosus sandwicensis Pacific chub Pacific 75 NG 1880
Kyphosus sectatrix Bermuda sea chub Western Atlantic 76 TL 1758
Kyphosus sydneyanus Silver drummer Southwest Pacific 80 TL 1886
Kyphosus vaigiensis Brassy chub Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1825



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