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Family: Synagropidae Splitfin ocean-basses



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17 species
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Caraibops trispinosus (Mochizuki & Sano, 1984)

Photo by Photo by Duarte, L.O.
 
Caraibops trispinosus
[Threespine bass]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Kaperangus microlepis (Norman, 1935)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Kaperangus microlepis
[Thinlip splitfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Parascombrops analis
[Threespine seabass]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Parascombrops argyreus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Parascombrops glossodon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Parascombrops madagascariensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.6 cm SL

 
Parascombrops mochizukii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Parascombrops nakayamai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Parascombrops ohei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Parascombrops parvidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Parascombrops pellucidus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Parascombrops philippinensis (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Parascombrops philippinensis
[Sharptooth seabass]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Parascombrops serratospinosus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Yamanoue, Y.
 
Parascombrops serratospinosus
[Roughspine seabass]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Parascombrops spinosus (Schultz, 1940)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Parascombrops spinosus
[Keelcheek bass]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Parascombrops yamanouei
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Synagrops bellus (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Synagrops bellus
[Blackmouth bass]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Synagrops japonicus (Döderlein, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Synagrops japonicus
[Blackmouth splitfin]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caraibops trispinosus Threespine bass Western Atlantic 11.5 TL 1984
Kaperangus microlepis Thinlip splitfin Eastern Atlantic 16.5 SL 1935
Parascombrops analis Threespine seabass Disjunct distribution 11 SL 1957
Parascombrops argyreus Indo-West-Pacific 18.3 SL 1897
Parascombrops glossodon Western Pacific 9 SL 2017
Parascombrops madagascariensis Southwestern Indian Ocean 7 SL 2017
Parascombrops mochizukii Western Pacific 16.6 SL 2017
Parascombrops nakayamai Western Pacific, known fr 11 SL 2017
Parascombrops ohei Northwest Pacific 9 SL 2017
Parascombrops parvidens Western Pacific restricte 7.5 SL 2017
Parascombrops pellucidus Indian Ocean from East Af 9 SL 1889
Parascombrops philippinensis Sharptooth seabass Western Pacific 13 TL 1880
Parascombrops serratospinosus Roughspine seabass Western Pacific 8.1 SL 1912
Parascombrops spinosus Keelcheek bass Western Atlantic 13 TL 1940
Parascombrops yamanouei Restricted to an antitrop 10 SL 2017
Synagrops bellus Blackmouth bass Eastern Atlantic 23 SL 1896
Synagrops japonicus Blackmouth splitfin Indo-Pacific 35 SL 1883



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