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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Bramidae Pomfrets

Genus: Pteraclis

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by NMFS/PIRO Observer Programs

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Pteraclis aesticola (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by NMFS/PIRO Observer Programs
 
Pteraclis aesticola
[Pacific fanfish]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Pteraclis carolinus Valenciennes, 1833

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Pteraclis carolinus
[Fanfish]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Pteraclis velifera (Pallas, 1770)

Photo by FAO
 
Pteraclis velifera
[Spotted fanfish]
3 Species of Family Bramidae with Genus Pteraclis
(Pomfrets)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1901 Pteraclis aesticola Pacific fanfish Northwest Pacific 61 TL
1833 Pteraclis carolinus Fanfish Atlantic Ocean 50 SL
1770 Pteraclis velifera Spotted fanfish Indo-West Pacific 50 TL



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