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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ovalentaria/misc
Family: Ambassidae Asiatic glassfishes

Genus: Ambassis

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Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Ambassis agassizii
[Agassiz's glassfish]



Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Ambassis agrammus Günther, 1867

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ambassis agrammus
[Sailfin glass perchlet]



Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ambassis ambassis (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Ambassis ambassis
[Commerson's glassy]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Ambassis buruensis Bleeker, 1856

Photo by Photo by Hazes, B.
 
Ambassis buruensis
[Buru glass perchlet]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Ambassis buton
[Buton glassy perchlet]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ambassis dussumieri Cuvier, 1828

Photo by Photo by Keith, P.
 
Ambassis dussumieri
[Malabar glassy perchlet]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Ambassis elongata
[Elongate glassfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Ambassis fontoynonti
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Ambassis gymnocephalus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Ambassis gymnocephalus
[Bald glassy]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ambassis interrupta Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Ambassis interrupta
[Long-spined glass perchlet]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Ambassis jacksoniensis
[Port Jackson glassfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL
Ambassis kopsii Bleeker, 1858

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Ambassis kopsii
[Singapore glassy perchlet]



Oceania
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Ambassis macleayi (Castelnau, 1878)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ambassis macleayi
[Macleay's glass perchlet]



Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Ambassis macracanthus Bleeker, 1849

Photo by Photo by Purushottama, G.B.
 
Ambassis macracanthus
[Estuarine glass perchlet]



Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Ambassis marianus Günther, 1880

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Ambassis marianus
[Estuary glassfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Ambassis miops Günther, 1872

Photo by Photo by Pöllabauer, C.
 
Ambassis miops
[Flag-tailed glass perchlet]



Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Ambassis nalua (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Ambassis nalua
[Scalloped perchlet]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Ambassis natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ambassis natalensis
[Slender glassy]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ambassis urotaenia Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Ambassis urotaenia
[Banded-tail glassy perchlet]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Ambassis vachellii Richardson, 1846

Photo by Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Ambassis vachellii
[Vachelli's glass perchlet]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ambassis agassizii Agassiz's glassfish Oceania 7.5 SL 1867
Ambassis agrammus Sailfin glass perchlet Oceania 7.5 SL 1867
Ambassis ambassis Commerson's glassy Africa 15 TL 1802
Ambassis buruensis Buru glass perchlet Western Pacific 8.2 TL 1856
Ambassis buton Buton glassy perchlet Asia 5 SL 1918
Ambassis dussumieri Malabar glassy perchlet Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1828
Ambassis elongata Elongate glassfish Oceania 7.5 TL 1878
Ambassis fontoynonti Africa 6 TL 1932
Ambassis gymnocephalus Bald glassy Indo-West Pacific 16 TL 1802
Ambassis interrupta Long-spined glass perchlet Asia 12 TL 1853
Ambassis jacksoniensis Port Jackson glassfish Southwest Pacific 7 SL 1881
Ambassis kopsii Singapore glassy perchlet Indo-Pacific 10.2 TL 1858
Ambassis macleayi Macleay's glass perchlet Oceania 9 SL 1878
Ambassis macracanthus Estuarine glass perchlet Asia and Oceania 10.5 SL 1849
Ambassis marianus Estuary glassfish Oceania 10 SL 1880
Ambassis miops Flag-tailed glass perchlet Indo-West Pacific 10.3 TL 1872
Ambassis nalua Scalloped perchlet Asia and Oceania 12.5 TL 1822
Ambassis natalensis Slender glassy Western Indian Ocean 9 SL 1908
Ambassis urotaenia Banded-tail glassy perchlet Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1852
Ambassis vachellii Vachelli's glass perchlet Indo-West Pacific. 6.5 SL 1846



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