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Family: Callanthiidae Splendid perches



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14 species (see list below)

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Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Callanthias allporti Günther, 1876

Photo by CSIRO
 
Callanthias allporti
[Splendid sea perch]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 49 cm SL
Callanthias australis Ogilby, 1899

Photo by FAO
 
Callanthias australis
[Magnificent splendid perch]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Callanthias japonicus Franz, 1910

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Callanthias japonicus
[]

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Callanthias legras Smith, 1948

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Callanthias legras
[Goldie]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 17.9 cm SL

 
Callanthias parini
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Callanthias platei
[]

Photo by De Sanctis, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Callanthias ruber (Rafinesque, 1810)

Photo by De Sanctis, A.
 
Callanthias ruber
[Parrot seaperch]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Callanthias splendens
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Grammatonotus ambiortus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Grammatonotus crosnieri (Fourmanoir, 1981)

Photo by FAO
 
Grammatonotus crosnieri
[Long-tailed groppo]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Grammatonotus lanceolatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Grammatonotus laysanus Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Grammatonotus laysanus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Grammatonotus macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Grammatonotus surugaensis
[]
14 Species of Family Callanthiidae
(Splendid perches)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1876 Callanthias allporti Splendid sea perch Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL
1899 Callanthias australis Magnificent splendid perch Western Pacific 49 SL
1910 Callanthias japonicus Northwest Pacific 20 SL
1948 Callanthias legras Goldie Southeast Atlantic 25 TL
1984 Callanthias parini Southeast Pacific 17.9 SL
1898 Callanthias platei Southeast Pacific
1810 Callanthias ruber Parrot seaperch Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1921 Callanthias splendens Southwest Pacific
2006 Grammatonotus ambiortus Eastern Central Pacific 12 SL
1981 Grammatonotus crosnieri Long-tailed groppo Western Central Pacific 12 SL
1976 Grammatonotus lanceolatus Western Indian Ocean
1905 Grammatonotus laysanus Western Central Pacific 12.8 SL
1982 Grammatonotus macrophthalmus Western Pacific
1980 Grammatonotus surugaensis Northwest Pacific 8 SL



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