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Family: Stromateidae Butterfishes



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17 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Pampus argenteus (Euphrasen, 1788)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pampus argenteus
[Silver pomfret]

Photo by Liu, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Pampus chinensis (Euphrasen, 1788)

Photo by Liu, J.
 
Pampus chinensis
[Chinese silver pomfret]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pampus echinogaster (Basilewsky, 1855)

Photo by FAO
 
Pampus echinogaster
[]

Photo by Liu, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Pampus minor Liu & Li, 1998

Photo by Liu, J.
 
Pampus minor
[Southern lesser pomfret]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 25.8 cm SL

 
Pampus punctatissimus
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Peprilus burti Fowler, 1944

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Peprilus burti
[Gulf butterfish]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Peprilus crenulatus
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Peprilus medius (Peters, 1869)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Peprilus medius
[Pacific harvestfish]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Peprilus ovatus Horn, 1970

Photo by FAO
 
Peprilus ovatus
[Shining butterfish]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Peprilus paru (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Peprilus paru
[American harvestfish]

Photo by FAO

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Peprilus simillimus (Ayres, 1860)

Photo by FAO
 
Peprilus simillimus
[Pacific pompano]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Peprilus snyderi Gilbert & Starks, 1904

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Peprilus snyderi
[Salema butterfish]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Peprilus triacanthus (Peck, 1804)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Peprilus triacanthus
[Atlantic butterfish]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 19.4 cm SL

 
Peprilus xamthurus
[]

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm NG
Stromateus brasiliensis Fowler, 1906

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Stromateus brasiliensis
[Southwest Atlantic butterfish]

Photo by Crocetta, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Stromateus fiatola Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Crocetta, F.
 
Stromateus fiatola
[Blue butterfish]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 25.1 cm SL
Stromateus stellatus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Stromateus stellatus
[Starry butterfish]
17 Species of Family Stromateidae
(Butterfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1788 Pampus argenteus Silver pomfret Indo-West Pacific 60 SL
1788 Pampus chinensis Chinese silver pomfret Indo-West Pacific 40 TL
1855 Pampus echinogaster Northwest Pacific 60 TL
1998 Pampus minor Southern lesser pomfret Western Pacific 13.4 SL
1845 Pampus punctatissimus Northwest Pacific 25.8 SL
1944 Peprilus burti Gulf butterfish Western Atlantic 25 TL
1829 Peprilus crenulatus Western Atlantic 10.9 SL
1869 Peprilus medius Pacific harvestfish Eastern Pacific 25 SL
1970 Peprilus ovatus Shining butterfish Eastern Central Pacific 20 SL
1758 Peprilus paru American harvestfish Western Atlantic 30 TL
1860 Peprilus simillimus Pacific pompano Northeast Pacific 28 SL
1904 Peprilus snyderi Salema butterfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 SL
1804 Peprilus triacanthus Atlantic butterfish Western Atlantic 30 TL
1825 Peprilus xamthurus Western Atlantic 19.4 SL
1906 Stromateus brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic butterfish Southwest Atlantic 38 NG
1758 Stromateus fiatola Blue butterfish Eastern Atlantic 50 SL
1829 Stromateus stellatus Starry butterfish Southeast Pacific 25.1 SL



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