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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ovalentaria/misc
Family: Grammatidae Basslets

Genus: Gramma

(See list of species below)



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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Gramma brasiliensis Sazima, Gasparini & Moura, 1998

Photo by Photo by Gasparini, J.L.
 
Gramma brasiliensis
[Brazilian basslet]



Caribbean
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Gramma dejongi Victor & Randall, 2010

Photo by Photo by Victor, B.
 
Gramma dejongi
[Golden fairy basslet]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Gramma linki Starck & Colin, 1978

Photo by Photo by Großkopf, J.
 
Gramma linki
[Yellowlined basslet]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Gramma loreto Poey, 1868

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gramma loreto
[Royal gramma]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Gramma melacara Böhlke & Randall, 1963

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gramma melacara
[Blackcap basslet]



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gramma brasiliensis Brazilian basslet Southwest Atlantic 6.6 SL 1998
Gramma dejongi Golden fairy basslet Caribbean 4.5 TL 2010
Gramma linki Yellowlined basslet Western Central Atlantic 7 TL 1978
Gramma loreto Royal gramma Western Central Atlantic 8 TL 1868
Gramma melacara Blackcap basslet Western Central Atlantic 10 TL 1963



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