Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopteri
Order: Perciformes/Serranoidei
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Serraninae
Genus: Paralabrax

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



9 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 50.8 cm SL
Paralabrax albomaculatus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Hawkins, B. Waterhouse
 
Paralabrax albomaculatus
[Camotillo]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Paralabrax auroguttatus Walford, 1936

Photo by Photo by Lavan, J.
 
Paralabrax auroguttatus
[Goldspotted sand bass]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Paralabrax callaensis Starks, 1906

Photo by Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.
 
Paralabrax callaensis
[Southern rock bass]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Paralabrax clathratus (Girard, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Paralabrax clathratus
[Kelp bass]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Paralabrax dewegeri (Metzelaar, 1919)

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Paralabrax dewegeri
[Vieja]



East Pacific
Max. Length 54.5 cm TL
Paralabrax humeralis (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Wolfe, G.
 
Paralabrax humeralis
[Peruvian rock seabass]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Paralabrax loro Walford, 1936

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Paralabrax loro
[Parrot sand bass]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Paralabrax maculatofasciatus (Steindachner, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Shelton, J.
 
Paralabrax maculatofasciatus
[Spotted sand bass]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 67 cm TL
Paralabrax nebulifer (Girard, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Paralabrax nebulifer
[Barred sand bass]



9 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Paralabrax albomaculatus Camotillo Southeast Pacific 50.8 SL 1840
Paralabrax auroguttatus Goldspotted sand bass Eastern Central Pacific 71 TL 1936
Paralabrax callaensis Southern rock bass Southeast Pacific 35 SL 1906
Paralabrax clathratus Kelp bass Eastern Pacific 72 TL 1854
Paralabrax dewegeri Vieja Western Atlantic 43 TL 1919
Paralabrax humeralis Peruvian rock seabass East Pacific 54.5 TL 1828
Paralabrax loro Parrot sand bass Eastern Central Pacific 38 TL 1936
Paralabrax maculatofasciatus Spotted sand bass Eastern Central Pacific 60 TL 1868
Paralabrax nebulifer Barred sand bass Eastern Pacific 67 TL 1854



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013