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Family: Embiotocidae Surfperches



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26 species (see list below)

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Photo by Østergaard, T.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Amphistichus argenteus Agassiz, 1854

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Amphistichus argenteus
[Barred surfperch]

Photo by Love, M.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Amphistichus koelzi (Hubbs, 1933)

Photo by Love, M.
 
Amphistichus koelzi
[Calico surfperch]

Photo by DeCloux, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Amphistichus rhodoterus (Agassiz, 1854)

Photo by DeCloux, R.
 
Amphistichus rhodoterus
[Redtail surfperch]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific

 
Brachyistius aletes
[]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Brachyistius frenatus Gill, 1862

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Brachyistius frenatus
[Kelp perch]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20.3 cm TL
Cymatogaster aggregata Gibbons, 1854

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Cymatogaster aggregata
[Shiner perch]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Ditrema jordani
[]
No picture found
Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Ditrema temminckii pacificum
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Ditrema temminckii temminckii
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Ditrema viride
[]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Embiotoca jacksoni Agassiz, 1853

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Embiotoca jacksoni
[Black perch]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Embiotoca lateralis Agassiz, 1854

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Embiotoca lateralis
[Striped seaperch]

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Hyperprosopon anale Agassiz, 1861

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh
 
Hyperprosopon anale
[Spotfin surfperch]

Photo by DeCloux, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Hyperprosopon argenteum Gibbons, 1854

Photo by DeCloux, R.
 
Hyperprosopon argenteum
[Walleye surfperch]

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Hyperprosopon ellipticum (Gibbons, 1854)

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh
 
Hyperprosopon ellipticum
[Silver surfperch]

Photo by Steele, M.A.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Hypsurus caryi (Agassiz, 1853)

Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Hypsurus caryi
[Rainbow seaperch]
No picture found
North America

 
Hysterocarpus traskii pomo
[]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Hysterocarpus traskii traskii Gibbons, 1854

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Hysterocarpus traskii traskii
[Russian river tule perch]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Micrometrus aurora (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Micrometrus aurora
[Reef perch]

Photo by Schultz, E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Micrometrus minimus (Gibbons, 1854)

Photo by Schultz, E.
 
Micrometrus minimus
[Dwarf perch]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm FL

 
Neoditrema ransonnetii
[]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Phanerodon atripes (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Phanerodon atripes
[Sharpnose seaperch]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Phanerodon furcatus Girard, 1854

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Phanerodon furcatus
[White seaperch]

Photo by DeCloux, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Rhacochilus toxotes Agassiz, 1854

Photo by DeCloux, R.
 
Rhacochilus toxotes
[Rubberlip seaperch]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 44.2 cm SL
Rhacochilus vacca (Girard, 1855)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Rhacochilus vacca
[Pile perch]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Zalembius rosaceus
[Pink seaperch]
26 Species of Family Embiotocidae
(Surfperches)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1854 Amphistichus argenteus Barred surfperch Eastern Pacific 43 TL
1933 Amphistichus koelzi Calico surfperch Eastern Pacific 31 TL
1854 Amphistichus rhodoterus Redtail surfperch Eastern Pacific 41 TL
1952 Brachyistius aletes Eastern Pacific
1862 Brachyistius frenatus Kelp perch Eastern Pacific 22 TL
1854 Cymatogaster aggregata Shiner perch Eastern Pacific 20.3 TL
1910 Ditrema jordani Northwest Pacific 20.8 SL
2007 Ditrema temminckii pacificum Northwestern Pacific 19.3 SL
1853 Ditrema temminckii temminckii Northwest Pacific 24 SL
1940 Ditrema viride Northwest Pacific 19 SL
1853 Embiotoca jacksoni Black perch Eastern Pacific 39 TL
1854 Embiotoca lateralis Striped seaperch Eastern Pacific 38 TL
1861 Hyperprosopon anale Spotfin surfperch Eastern Pacific 20 TL
1854 Hyperprosopon argenteum Walleye surfperch Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1854 Hyperprosopon ellipticum Silver surfperch Eastern Pacific 27 TL
1853 Hypsurus caryi Rainbow seaperch Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1974 Hysterocarpus traskii pomo North America
1854 Hysterocarpus traskii traskii Russian river tule perch North America 15 TL
1880 Micrometrus aurora Reef perch Eastern Pacific 18 TL
1854 Micrometrus minimus Dwarf perch Eastern Pacific 16 TL
1883 Neoditrema ransonnetii Northwest Pacific 13 FL
1880 Phanerodon atripes Sharpnose seaperch Eastern Pacific 29 TL
1854 Phanerodon furcatus White seaperch Eastern Pacific 32 TL
1854 Rhacochilus toxotes Rubberlip seaperch Eastern Pacific 47 TL
1855 Rhacochilus vacca Pile perch Eastern Pacific 44.2 SL
1880 Zalembius rosaceus Pink seaperch Eastern Pacific 20 TL



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