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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Serraninae
Genus: Diplectrum

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diplectrum bivittatum Dwarf sand perch Western Atlantic 25 TL 1828
Diplectrum conceptione Sand-perch Eastern Pacific. Needs a 25 TL 1828
Diplectrum eumelum Orange-spotted sand perch Eastern Central Pacific 31 TL 1974
Diplectrum euryplectrum Bighead sand perch Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1890
Diplectrum formosum Sand perch Western Atlantic 30 TL 1766
Diplectrum labarum Highfin sand perch Eastern Central Pacific 26 TL 1974
Diplectrum macropoma Mexican sand perch Eastern Pacific 18 TL 1864
Diplectrum maximum Torpedo sand perch Eastern Pacific 37 TL 1946
Diplectrum pacificum Inshore sand perch Eastern Pacific 34 TL 1925
Diplectrum radiale Pond perch Western Atlantic 26 TL 1824
Diplectrum rostrum Bridled sand perch Eastern Pacific 21 TL 1974
Diplectrum sciurus Gulf squirrelfish Eastern Central Pacific 17 TL 1892



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