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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Stromateidae Butterfishes

Genus: Pampus

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Pampus argenteus (Euphrasen, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pampus argenteus
[Silver pomfret]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Pampus chinensis (Euphrasen, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Liu, J.
 
Pampus chinensis
[Chinese silver pomfret]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pampus echinogaster (Basilewsky, 1855)

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Pampus echinogaster
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Pampus minor Liu & Li, 1998

Photo by Photo by Liu, J.
 
Pampus minor
[Southern lesser pomfret]
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Max. Length 25.8 cm SL

 
Pampus punctatissimus
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5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pampus argenteus Silver pomfret Indo-West Pacific 60 SL 1788
Pampus chinensis Chinese silver pomfret Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1788
Pampus echinogaster Northwest Pacific 60 TL 1855
Pampus minor Southern lesser pomfret Western Pacific 13.4 SL 1998
Pampus punctatissimus Northwest Pacific 25.8 SL 1845



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