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Family: Glaucosomatidae Pearl perches



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Glaucosoma buergeri Richardson, 1845

Photo by CSIRO
 
Glaucosoma buergeri
[Deepsea jewfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Glaucosoma hebraicum Richardson, 1845

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Glaucosoma hebraicum
[Westralian jewfish]

Photo by Brennan, L.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Glaucosoma magnificum (Ogilby, 1915)

Photo by Brennan, L.
 
Glaucosoma magnificum
[Threadfin pearl-perch]

Photo by Yau, B.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Glaucosoma scapulare Ramsay, 1881

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Glaucosoma scapulare
[Pearl perch]
4 Species of Family Glaucosomatidae
(Pearl perches)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1845 Glaucosoma buergeri Deepsea jewfish Western Pacific 45 TL
1845 Glaucosoma hebraicum Westralian jewfish Eastern Indian Ocean 122 TL
1915 Glaucosoma magnificum Threadfin pearl-perch Western Pacific 32 TL
1881 Glaucosoma scapulare Pearl perch Western Pacific 70 TL



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