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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gempylidae Snake mackerels

Genus: Rexea

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 30.9 cm SL

 
Rexea alisae
[]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 72.5 cm SL
Rexea antefurcata Parin, 1989

Photo by FAO
 
Rexea antefurcata
[Long-finned escolar]

Photo by Bos, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Rexea bengalensis (Alcock, 1894)

Photo by Bos, A.
 
Rexea bengalensis
[Bengal escolar]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Rexea brevilineata Parin, 1989

Photo by FAO
 
Rexea brevilineata
[Short-lined escolar]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Rexea nakamurai Parin, 1989

Photo by FAO
 
Rexea nakamurai
[Nakamura's escolar]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Rexea prometheoides (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Rexea prometheoides
[Royal escolar]

Photo by SeaFIC

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 110 cm SL
Rexea solandri (Cuvier, 1832)

Photo by SeaFIC
 
Rexea solandri
[Silver gemfish]
7 Species of Family Gempylidae with Genus Rexea
(Snake mackerels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1997 Rexea alisae Western Pacific 30.9 SL
1989 Rexea antefurcata Long-finned escolar Southeast Pacific 72.5 SL
1894 Rexea bengalensis Bengal escolar Indo-West Pacific 22 SL
1989 Rexea brevilineata Short-lined escolar Southeast Pacific 43 SL
1989 Rexea nakamurai Nakamura's escolar Indo-West Pacific 38 SL
1856 Rexea prometheoides Royal escolar Indo-West Pacific 40 SL
1832 Rexea solandri Silver gemfish Southwest Pacific 110 SL



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