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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Sparidae Porgies

Genus: Pagellus

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Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Pagellus acarne (Risso, 1827)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagellus acarne
[Axillary seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Pagellus affinis Boulenger, 1888

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Pagellus affinis
[Arabian pandora]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm SL
Pagellus bellottii Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Photo by Dammous, S.
 
Pagellus bellottii
[Red pandora]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Pagellus bogaraveo (Brünnich, 1768)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagellus bogaraveo
[Blackspot seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Pagellus erythrinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Pagellus erythrinus
[Common pandora]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pagellus natalensis Steindachner, 1903

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pagellus natalensis
[Natal pandora]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pagellus acarne Axillary seabream Eastern Atlantic and Medi 36 SL 1827
Pagellus affinis Arabian pandora Western Indian Ocean 37 TL 1888
Pagellus bellottii Red pandora Eastern Atlantic 42 SL 1882
Pagellus bogaraveo Blackspot seabream Eastern Atlantic 70 SL 1768
Pagellus erythrinus Common pandora Eastern Atlantic 60 SL 1758
Pagellus natalensis Natal pandora Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1903



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