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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Anthiinae
Genus: Plectranthias

(See list of species below)



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48 species (see list below)

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Plectranthias alleni
[Allen's perchlet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Plectranthias altipinnatus
[]

Photo by Trevor, M.

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Plectranthias anthioides (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Trevor, M.
 
Plectranthias anthioides
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias bauchotae
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Plectranthias bilaticlavia
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Plectranthias cirrhitoides Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias cirrhitoides
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Plectranthias elaine
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Plectranthias elongatus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Plectranthias exsul
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Plectranthias fijiensis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Plectranthias flammeus
[Flame perchlet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias foresti
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 4.7 cm TL
Plectranthias fourmanoiri Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias fourmanoiri
[Doublespot perchlet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Plectranthias gardineri (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias gardineri
[]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Plectranthias garrupellus Robins & Starck, 1961

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Plectranthias garrupellus
[Apricot bass]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Plectranthias helenae Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias helenae
[]

Photo by Lougher, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Plectranthias inermis Randall, 1980

Photo by Lougher, T.
 
Plectranthias inermis
[Chequered perchlet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Plectranthias intermedius
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Plectranthias japonicus (Steindachner, 1883)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Plectranthias japonicus
[Japanese perchlet]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias jothyi
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Plectranthias kamii Randall, 1980

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Plectranthias kamii
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Plectranthias klausewitzi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Plectranthias knappi
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Plectranthias lasti
[Trawl perchlet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Plectranthias longimanus (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias longimanus
[Longfin perchlet]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Plectranthias maculicauda
[Spot-tail perchlet]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Plectranthias maugei
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias megalepis
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Plectranthias megalophthalmus
[Citron perchlet]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Plectranthias morgansi (Smith, 1961)

Photo by SFSA
 
Plectranthias morgansi
[Flagfin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Plectranthias nanus Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias nanus
[Bownband perchlet]
No picture found
South Pacific, Nazca Ridg
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Plectranthias nazcae
[Red splodge]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Plectranthias pallidus
[Pale perchlet]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Plectranthias parini
[Parin's anthias]

Photo by Pelicier, D.

Indian Ocean, from Maurit
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Plectranthias pelicieri Randall & Shimizu, 1994

Photo by Pelicier, D.
 
Plectranthias pelicieri
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL
Plectranthias randalli Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1980

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Plectranthias randalli
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias retrofasciatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Plectranthias robertsi
[Filamentous perchlet]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Plectranthias rubrifasciatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Plectranthias sagamiensis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Plectranthias sheni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Plectranthias taylori
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Plectranthias vexillarius
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Plectranthias wheeleri Randall, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias wheeleri
[Spotted perchlet]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Plectranthias whiteheadi Randall, 1980

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Plectranthias whiteheadi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Plectranthias winniensis (Tyler, 1966)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias winniensis
[Redblotch basslet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Plectranthias xanthomaculatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Plectranthias yamakawai Yoshino, 1972

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plectranthias yamakawai
[]
48 Species of Family Serranidae with Genus Plectranthias
(Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1980 Plectranthias alleni Allen's perchlet Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3 SL
1980 Plectranthias altipinnatus Northwest Pacific 4.5 SL
1872 Plectranthias anthioides Western Pacific. 25 TL
1980 Plectranthias bauchotae Western Indian Ocean 8.2 SL
1987 Plectranthias bilaticlavia Southwest Pacific
1980 Plectranthias cirrhitoides Eastern Central Pacific 5.7 SL
2009 Plectranthias elaine Western Indian Ocean 5.6 SL
2011 Plectranthias elongatus Pacific Ocean 5.4 SL
1983 Plectranthias exsul Southeast Pacific 15.8 SL
1983 Plectranthias fijiensis Western Central Pacific 7.5 SL
2013 Plectranthias flammeus Flame perchlet Eastern Central Pacific
1977 Plectranthias foresti Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL
1980 Plectranthias fourmanoiri Doublespot perchlet Indo-Pacific Ocean. 4.7 TL
1908 Plectranthias gardineri Western Indian Ocean 3.2 SL
1961 Plectranthias garrupellus Apricot bass Western Atlantic 10 TL
1980 Plectranthias helenae Pacific Ocean 6.2 SL
1980 Plectranthias inermis Chequered perchlet Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SL
1973 Plectranthias intermedius Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL
1883 Plectranthias japonicus Japanese perchlet Western Pacific 15 TL
1996 Plectranthias jothyi Indo-West Pacific 9.2 SL
1980 Plectranthias kamii Pacific Ocean. 23 SL
2006 Plectranthias klausewitzi Western Indian Ocean 5.5 SL
1996 Plectranthias knappi Western Central Pacific 6.6 SL
1995 Plectranthias lasti Trawl perchlet Western Pacific 6.8 SL
1913 Plectranthias longimanus Longfin perchlet Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL
1914 Plectranthias maculicauda Spot-tail perchlet Southwest Pacific. 8.3 SL
1980 Plectranthias maugei Western Indian Ocean 5.8 SL
1880 Plectranthias megalepis Western Pacific 6.2 SL
1979 Plectranthias megalophthalmus Citron perchlet Indo-Pacific. 6.1 SL
1961 Plectranthias morgansi Flagfin Western Indian Ocean 5 SL
1980 Plectranthias nanus Bownband perchlet Pacific Ocean 4.0 SL
2008 Plectranthias nazcae Red splodge South Pacific, Nazca Ridg 15 SL
1995 Plectranthias pallidus Pale perchlet Western Pacific 7.6 SL
1991 Plectranthias parini Parin's anthias Southeast Pacific
1994 Plectranthias pelicieri Indian Ocean, from Maurit 4.8 SL
1980 Plectranthias randalli Western Pacific. 11.1 SL
1979 Plectranthias retrofasciatus Western Pacific 6.2 SL
1995 Plectranthias robertsi Filamentous perchlet Western Pacific 8.9 SL
1979 Plectranthias rubrifasciatus Western Central Pacific 4.9 SL
1964 Plectranthias sagamiensis Western Pacific 6 SL
2002 Plectranthias sheni Northwest Pacific 11.5 SL
1980 Plectranthias taylori Eastern Central Pacific 23.8 SL
1980 Plectranthias vexillarius Western Indian Ocean 8.2 SL
1980 Plectranthias wheeleri Spotted perchlet Western Pacific 8.3 SL
1980 Plectranthias whiteheadi Western Pacific 7.7 SL
1966 Plectranthias winniensis Redblotch basslet Indo-Pacific 4 SL
2011 Plectranthias xanthomaculatus Northwest Pacific 5.8 SL
1972 Plectranthias yamakawai Western Pacific. 20 SL



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