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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Lutjanidae Snappers
Subfamily: Etelinae
Genus: Pristipomoides

(See list of species below)



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11 species (see list below)

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Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Pristipomoides aquilonaris (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Pristipomoides aquilonaris
[Wenchman]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus
[Ornate jobfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Pristipomoides auricilla (Jordan, Evermann & Tanaka, 1927)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides auricilla
[Goldflag jobfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Pristipomoides filamentosus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides filamentosus
[Crimson jobfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Pristipomoides flavipinnis Shinohara, 1963

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides flavipinnis
[Golden eye jobfish]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23.3 cm TL
Pristipomoides freemani Anderson, 1966

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Pristipomoides freemani
[Slender wenchman]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Pristipomoides macrophthalmus (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Photo by FAO
 
Pristipomoides macrophthalmus
[Cardinal snapper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Pristipomoides multidens (Day, 1871)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides multidens
[Goldbanded jobfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Pristipomoides sieboldii (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides sieboldii
[Lavender jobfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Pristipomoides typus Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Pristipomoides typus
[Sharptooth jobfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Pristipomoides zonatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides zonatus
[Oblique-banded snapper]
11 Species of Family Lutjanidae with Genus Pristipomoides
(Snappers)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1896 Pristipomoides aquilonaris Wenchman Western Atlantic 56 TL
1832 Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus Ornate jobfish Indo-Pacific 40 SL
1927 Pristipomoides auricilla Goldflag jobfish Indo-Pacific 45 TL
1830 Pristipomoides filamentosus Crimson jobfish Indo-Pacific 100 TL
1963 Pristipomoides flavipinnis Golden eye jobfish Pacific Ocean 50 SL
1966 Pristipomoides freemani Slender wenchman Western Atlantic 23.3 TL
1848 Pristipomoides macrophthalmus Cardinal snapper Western Central Atlantic 50 TL
1871 Pristipomoides multidens Goldbanded jobfish Indo-Pacific 90 TL
1855 Pristipomoides sieboldii Lavender jobfish Indo-Pacific 79 TL
1852 Pristipomoides typus Sharptooth jobfish Eastern Indian Ocean 70 TL
1830 Pristipomoides zonatus Oblique-banded snapper Indo-Pacific 50 TL



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