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Family: Lethrinidae Emperors or scavengers



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38 species (see list below)

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Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Gnathodentex aureolineatus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gnathodentex aureolineatus
[Striped large-eye bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Gymnocranius audleyi Ogilby, 1916

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gymnocranius audleyi
[Collared large-eye bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Gymnocranius elongatus Senta, 1973

Photo by CSIRO
 
Gymnocranius elongatus
[Forktail large-eye bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Gymnocranius euanus (Günther, 1879)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gymnocranius euanus
[Japanese large-eye bream]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Gymnocranius frenatus Bleeker, 1873

Photo by FAO
 
Gymnocranius frenatus
[Yellowsnout large-eye bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Gymnocranius grandoculis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gymnocranius grandoculis
[Blue-lined large-eye bream]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Gymnocranius griseus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Gymnocranius griseus
[Grey large-eye bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Gymnocranius microdon (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gymnocranius microdon
[Blue-spotted large-eye bream]

Photo by Borsa, P.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 35.8 cm SL
Gymnocranius oblongus Borsa, Béarez & Chen, 2010

Photo by Borsa, P.
 
Gymnocranius oblongus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Lethrinus amboinensis Bleeker, 1854

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus amboinensis
[Ambon emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus atkinsoni Seale, 1910

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus atkinsoni
[Pacific yellowtail emperor]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus atlanticus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Lethrinus atlanticus
[Atlantic emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lethrinus borbonicus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus borbonicus
[Snubnose emperor]

Photo by Bianchi-Schmidt, G.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Lethrinus conchyliatus (Smith, 1959)

Photo by Bianchi-Schmidt, G.
 
Lethrinus conchyliatus
[Redaxil emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Lethrinus crocineus Smith, 1959

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus crocineus
[Yellowtail emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Lethrinus enigmaticus Smith, 1959

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus enigmaticus
[Blackeye emperor]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Lethrinus erythracanthus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Lethrinus erythracanthus
[Orange-spotted emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus erythropterus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus erythropterus
[Longfin emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Lethrinus genivittatus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus genivittatus
[Longspine emperor]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Lethrinus haematopterus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Lethrinus haematopterus
[Chinese emperor]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus harak (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Lethrinus harak
[Thumbprint emperor]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Lethrinus laticaudis Alleyne & Macleay, 1877

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Lethrinus laticaudis
[Grass emperor]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Lethrinus lentjan (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Lethrinus lentjan
[Pink ear emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Lethrinus mahsena (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus mahsena
[Sky emperor]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Lethrinus microdon Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Field, R.
 
Lethrinus microdon
[Smalltooth emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Lethrinus miniatus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus miniatus
[Trumpet emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 87 cm TL
Lethrinus nebulosus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus nebulosus
[Spangled emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Lethrinus obsoletus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus obsoletus
[Orange-striped emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Lethrinus olivaceus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus olivaceus
[Longface emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Lethrinus ornatus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus ornatus
[Ornate emperor]

Photo by Carpenter, K.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Lethrinus ravus Carpenter & Randall, 2003

Photo by Carpenter, K.E.
 
Lethrinus ravus
[Drab emperor]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lethrinus reticulatus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by FAO
 
Lethrinus reticulatus
[Red snout emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus rubrioperculatus Sato, 1978

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus rubrioperculatus
[Spotcheek emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Lethrinus semicinctus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus semicinctus
[Black blotch emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lethrinus variegatus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus variegatus
[Slender emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm FL
Lethrinus xanthochilus Klunzinger, 1870

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus xanthochilus
[Yellowlip emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Monotaxis grandoculis (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Monotaxis grandoculis
[Humpnose big-eye bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Wattsia mossambica (Smith, 1957)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Wattsia mossambica
[Mozambique large-eye bream]
38 Species of Family Lethrinidae
(Emperors or scavengers)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1802 Gnathodentex aureolineatus Striped large-eye bream Indo-Pacific 30 TL
1916 Gymnocranius audleyi Collared large-eye bream Western Pacific 40 TL
1973 Gymnocranius elongatus Forktail large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1879 Gymnocranius euanus Japanese large-eye bream Western Pacific 45 TL
1873 Gymnocranius frenatus Yellowsnout large-eye bream Western Pacific 35 TL
1830 Gymnocranius grandoculis Blue-lined large-eye bream Indo-Pacific 80 TL
1843 Gymnocranius griseus Grey large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1851 Gymnocranius microdon Blue-spotted large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
2010 Gymnocranius oblongus Pacific Ocean 35.8 SL
1854 Lethrinus amboinensis Ambon emperor Pacific Ocean 70 TL
1910 Lethrinus atkinsoni Pacific yellowtail emperor Pacific Ocean 50 TL
1830 Lethrinus atlanticus Atlantic emperor Eastern Central Atlantic 50 TL
1830 Lethrinus borbonicus Snubnose emperor Western Indian Ocean 40 TL
1959 Lethrinus conchyliatus Redaxil emperor Indian Ocean 76 TL
1959 Lethrinus crocineus Yellowtail emperor Western Indian Ocean 60 TL
1959 Lethrinus enigmaticus Blackeye emperor Western Indian Ocean 55 TL
1830 Lethrinus erythracanthus Orange-spotted emperor Indo-Pacific 70 TL
1830 Lethrinus erythropterus Longfin emperor Indo-West Pacific 50 TL
1830 Lethrinus genivittatus Longspine emperor Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1844 Lethrinus haematopterus Chinese emperor Northwest Pacific 45 TL
1775 Lethrinus harak Thumbprint emperor Indo-West Pacific 50 TL
1877 Lethrinus laticaudis Grass emperor Western Pacific 56 TL
1802 Lethrinus lentjan Pink ear emperor Indo-West Pacific 52 TL
1775 Lethrinus mahsena Sky emperor Western Indian Ocean 65 TL
1830 Lethrinus microdon Smalltooth emperor Indo-West Pacific 80 TL
1801 Lethrinus miniatus Trumpet emperor Western Pacific 90 TL
1775 Lethrinus nebulosus Spangled emperor Indo-West Pacific 87 TL
1775 Lethrinus obsoletus Orange-striped emperor Indo-Pacific 60 TL
1830 Lethrinus olivaceus Longface emperor Indo-West Pacific 100 TL
1830 Lethrinus ornatus Ornate emperor Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
2003 Lethrinus ravus Drab emperor Western Pacific 25 SL
1830 Lethrinus reticulatus Red snout emperor Indo-West Pacific 40 TL
1978 Lethrinus rubrioperculatus Spotcheek emperor Indo-Pacific 50 TL
1830 Lethrinus semicinctus Black blotch emperor Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1830 Lethrinus variegatus Slender emperor Indo-West Pacific 20 TL
1870 Lethrinus xanthochilus Yellowlip emperor Indo-Pacific 70 FL
1775 Monotaxis grandoculis Humpnose big-eye bream Indo-Pacific 60 TL
1957 Wattsia mossambica Mozambique large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 55 TL



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