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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Bramidae Pomfrets

Genus: Taractes

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Circumglobal
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Taractes asper Lowe, 1843

Photo by Photo by JIMAR/NMFS - Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
 
Taractes asper
[Rough pomfret]



Pacific and Atlantic
Max. Length 89 cm TL
Taractes rubescens (Jordan & Evermann, 1887)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Taractes rubescens
[Pomfret]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Taractes asper Rough pomfret Circumglobal 50 SL 1843
Taractes rubescens Pomfret Pacific and Atlantic 89 TL 1887



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