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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ovalentaria/misc
Family: Plesiopidae Roundheads
Subfamily: Plesiopinae
Genus: Plesiops

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Plesiops auritus Mooi, 1995

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Plesiops auritus
[Earspot longfin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Plesiops cephalotaenia Inger, 1955

Photo by Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Plesiops cephalotaenia
[Headstripe longfin]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Plesiops coeruleolineatus Rüppell, 1835

Photo by Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Plesiops coeruleolineatus
[Crimsontip longfin]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Plesiops corallicola Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Maclean, J.
 
Plesiops corallicola
[Bluegill longfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Plesiops facicavus
[Poreface longfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Plesiops genaricus
[Cheekveil longfin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Plesiops gracilis Mooi & Randall, 1991

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Plesiops gracilis
[Threadfin longfin]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Plesiops insularis Mooi & Randall, 1991

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plesiops insularis
[Island longfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Plesiops malalaxus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Plesiops multisquamata Inger, 1955

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plesiops multisquamata
[Spotted longfin]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Plesiops mystaxus Mooi, 1995

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plesiops mystaxus
[Moustache longfin]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Plesiops nakaharae Tanaka, 1917

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Plesiops nakaharae
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Plesiops nigricans (Rüppell, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Plesiops nigricans
[Whitespotted longfin]



Indo-West Pacific. from
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Plesiops oxycephalus Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Plesiops oxycephalus
[Sharp-nosed longfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Plesiops polydactylus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Plesiops thysanopterus
[Tasselfin longfin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Plesiops verecundus Mooi, 1995

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Plesiops verecundus
[Redtip longfin]



17 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Plesiops auritus Earspot longfin Indo-Pacific 7.6 SL 1995
Plesiops cephalotaenia Headstripe longfin Western Pacific 7.7 TL 1955
Plesiops coeruleolineatus Crimsontip longfin Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1835
Plesiops corallicola Bluegill longfin Indo-Pacific 18 TL 1853
Plesiops facicavus Poreface longfin Western Central Pacific 4.6 SL 1995
Plesiops genaricus Cheekveil longfin Western Pacific 8.2 SL 1991
Plesiops gracilis Threadfin longfin Western Pacific 7 SL 1991
Plesiops insularis Island longfin Southwest Pacific 9.8 SL 1991
Plesiops malalaxus Western Indian Ocean 11 SL 1995
Plesiops multisquamata Spotted longfin Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1955
Plesiops mystaxus Moustache longfin Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1995
Plesiops nakaharae Northwest Pacific 14 TL 1917
Plesiops nigricans Whitespotted longfin Western Indian Ocean 17 TL 1828
Plesiops oxycephalus Sharp-nosed longfin Indo-West Pacific. from 6 TL 1855
Plesiops polydactylus Western Pacific 4.6 SL 1995
Plesiops thysanopterus Tasselfin longfin Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3 SL 1995
Plesiops verecundus Redtip longfin Western Pacific 9.5 SL 1995



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