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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Emmelichthyidae Rovers

Genus: Emmelichthys

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7 species
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Max. Length 34.2 cm SL

 
Emmelichthys cyanescens
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Emmelichthys elongatus
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 22.6 cm SL
Emmelichthys karnellai Heemstra & Randall, 1977

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Emmelichthys karnellai
[Karnella's rover]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Emmelichthys marisrubri Fricke, Golani & Appelbaum-Golani, 2014

Photo by Photo by Fricke, R.
 
Emmelichthys marisrubri
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Emmelichthys nitidus Richardson, 1845

Photo by Photo by Smith, B.
 
Emmelichthys nitidus
[Cape bonnetmouth]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Emmelichthys ruber (Trunov, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Emmelichthys ruber
[Red rover]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Emmelichthys struhsakeri Heemstra & Randall, 1977

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Emmelichthys struhsakeri
[Golden redbait]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Emmelichthys cyanescens Southeast Pacific 34.2 SL 1848
Emmelichthys elongatus Southeast Pacific 1982
Emmelichthys karnellai Karnella's rover Eastern Central Pacific 22.6 SL 1977
Emmelichthys marisrubri Western Indian Ocean 7.4 SL 2014
Emmelichthys nitidus Cape bonnetmouth Indo-Pacific 55 TL 1845
Emmelichthys ruber Red rover Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1976
Emmelichthys struhsakeri Golden redbait Pacific Ocean 30 SL 1977



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