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Family: Terapontidae Grunters or tigerperches



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52 species (see list below)

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Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Amniataba affinis
[Tiger grunter]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Amniataba caudavittata (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amniataba caudavittata
[Yellowtail trumpeter]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Amniataba percoides (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Amniataba percoides
[Barred grunter]

Photo by Yau, B.

Oceania
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Bidyanus bidyanus (Mitchell, 1838)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Bidyanus bidyanus
[Silver perch]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Bidyanus welchi
[Silver bream]

Photo by Morgan, D.

Oceania
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Hannia greenwayi Vari, 1978

Photo by Morgan, D.
 
Hannia greenwayi
[Greenway's grunter]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Helotes sexlineatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Helotes sexlineatus
[Six-lined trumpeter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Hephaestus adamsoni
[Adamson's grunter]

Photo by Hofinger, E.

Oceania
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Hephaestus carbo (Ogilby & McCulloch, 1916)

Photo by Hofinger, E.
 
Hephaestus carbo
[Black grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 42 cm SL

 
Hephaestus epirrhinos
[Long-nose sooty grunter]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 54 cm FL
Hephaestus fuliginosus (Macleay, 1883)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Hephaestus fuliginosus
[Black bream]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Hephaestus habbemai
[Mountain grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Hephaestus jenkinsi
[Western sooty grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Hephaestus komaensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Hephaestus lineatus
[Lined grunter]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Hephaestus obtusifrons
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Hephaestus raymondi
[Raymond's grunter]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Hephaestus roemeri
[Röemer's grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Hephaestus transmontanus
[Sepik grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Hephaestus trimaculatus
[Threespot grunter]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Hephaestus tulliensis De Vis, 1884

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Hephaestus tulliensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Lagusia micracanthus
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Leiopotherapon aheneus
[Fortescue grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Leiopotherapon macrolepis
[Large-scale grunter]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Asia
Max. Length 15.9 cm TL
Leiopotherapon plumbeus (Kner, 1864)

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Leiopotherapon plumbeus
[]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Leiopotherapon unicolor (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Leiopotherapon unicolor
[Spangled perch]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Mesopristes argenteus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Mesopristes argenteus
[Silver grunter]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Mesopristes cancellatus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Mesopristes cancellatus
[Tapiroid grunter]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Mesopristes elongatus (Guichenot, 1866)

Photo by FAO
 
Mesopristes elongatus
[Plain terapon]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 22.3 cm SL

 
Mesopristes iravi
[]

Photo by Thaman, R.R.

Oceania

Mesopristes kneri (Bleeker, 1876)

Photo by Thaman, R.R.
 
Mesopristes kneri
[Orange-spotted therapon]

Photo by Dowling, C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Pelates octolineatus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Pelates octolineatus
[Western striped trumpeter]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Pelates qinglanensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pelates quadrilineatus (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pelates quadrilineatus
[Fourlined terapon]

Photo by Yau, B.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Pelsartia humeralis (Ogilby, 1899)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Pelsartia humeralis
[Sea trumpeter]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Pingalla gilberti Whitley, 1955

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Pingalla gilberti
[Gilbert's grunter]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Pingalla lorentzi
[Lorentz's grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Pingalla midgleyi
[Black-blotch grunter]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Rhynchopelates oxyrhynchus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Rhynchopelates oxyrhynchus
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Scortum barcoo
[Barcoo grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Scortum hillii
[Leathery grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Scortum neili
[Neil's grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 38 cm SL

 
Scortum parviceps
[Small-headed grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 28 cm SL

 
Syncomistes butleri
[Butler's grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Syncomistes kimberleyensis
[Kimberley grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Syncomistes rastellus
[Drysdale grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Syncomistes trigonicus
[Longnose grunter]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Terapon jarbua (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Terapon jarbua
[Jarbua terapon]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Terapon puta Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Terapon puta
[Small-scaled terapon]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Terapon theraps Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Terapon theraps
[Largescaled terapon]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Variichthys jamoerensis
[Jamur Lake grunter]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Variichthys lacustris
[Lake grunter]
52 Species of Family Terapontidae
(Grunters or tigerperches)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1977 Amniataba affinis Tiger grunter Oceania 15 SL
1845 Amniataba caudavittata Yellowtail trumpeter Western Central Pacific 30 TL
1864 Amniataba percoides Barred grunter Oceania 18 SL
1838 Bidyanus bidyanus Silver perch Oceania 40 SL
1917 Bidyanus welchi Silver bream Oceania 40 SL
1978 Hannia greenwayi Greenway's grunter Oceania 14 SL
1825 Helotes sexlineatus Six-lined trumpeter Western Pacific 15 TL
1940 Hephaestus adamsoni Adamson's grunter Oceania 40 SL
1916 Hephaestus carbo Black grunter Oceania 33 TL
1978 Hephaestus epirrhinos Long-nose sooty grunter Oceania 42 SL
1883 Hephaestus fuliginosus Black bream Oceania 54 FL
1910 Hephaestus habbemai Mountain grunter Asia and Oceania 15 SL
1945 Hephaestus jenkinsi Western sooty grunter Oceania 40 SL
1993 Hephaestus komaensis Oceania 14.3 SL
1984 Hephaestus lineatus Lined grunter Asia 20 SL
1977 Hephaestus obtusifrons Asia and Oceania 12.5 SL
1977 Hephaestus raymondi Raymond's grunter Oceania 25 SL
1910 Hephaestus roemeri Röemer's grunter Asia 30 SL
1977 Hephaestus transmontanus Sepik grunter Oceania 12.5 SL
1883 Hephaestus trimaculatus Threespot grunter Oceania 22 SL
1884 Hephaestus tulliensis Oceania 30 SL
1860 Lagusia micracanthus Asia 11.5 SL
1963 Leiopotherapon aheneus Fortescue grunter Oceania 13 SL
1978 Leiopotherapon macrolepis Large-scale grunter Oceania 15 SL
1864 Leiopotherapon plumbeus Asia 15.9 TL
1859 Leiopotherapon unicolor Spangled perch Oceania 31 SL
1829 Mesopristes argenteus Silver grunter Western Pacific 30 SL
1829 Mesopristes cancellatus Tapiroid grunter Western Pacific 23 SL
1866 Mesopristes elongatus Plain terapon Africa 16 SL
2002 Mesopristes iravi Asia 22.3 SL
1876 Mesopristes kneri Orange-spotted therapon Oceania
1840 Pelates octolineatus Western striped trumpeter Eastern Indian Ocean 28 TL
1991 Pelates qinglanensis Northwest Pacific
1790 Pelates quadrilineatus Fourlined terapon Indo-West Pacific 30 TL
1899 Pelsartia humeralis Sea trumpeter Eastern Indian Ocean 38 TL
1955 Pingalla gilberti Gilbert's grunter Oceania 10.5 SL
1910 Pingalla lorentzi Lorentz's grunter Asia and Oceania 20 SL
1984 Pingalla midgleyi Black-blotch grunter Oceania 15 SL
1842 Rhynchopelates oxyrhynchus Western Pacific 25 SL
1917 Scortum barcoo Barcoo grunter Oceania 35 SL
1878 Scortum hillii Leathery grunter Oceania 35 SL
1993 Scortum neili Neil's grunter Oceania 24 SL
1883 Scortum parviceps Small-headed grunter Oceania 38 SL
1978 Syncomistes butleri Butler's grunter Oceania 28 SL
1978 Syncomistes kimberleyensis Kimberley grunter Oceania 20 SL
1978 Syncomistes rastellus Drysdale grunter Oceania 15 SL
1978 Syncomistes trigonicus Longnose grunter Oceania 17 SL
1775 Terapon jarbua Jarbua terapon Indo-Pacific 36 TL
1829 Terapon puta Small-scaled terapon Indo-West Pacific 16 TL
1829 Terapon theraps Largescaled terapon Indo-West Pacific 30 SL
1971 Variichthys jamoerensis Jamur Lake grunter Asia 8.5 SL
1977 Variichthys lacustris Lake grunter Oceania 17 SL



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