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Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets



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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Acanthistius brasilianus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Acanthistius brasilianus
[Argentine seabass]



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthistius cinctus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthistius cinctus
[Yellowbanded perch]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthistius fuscus Regan, 1913

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthistius fuscus
[Rapanui seabass]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Acanthistius joanae Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Photo by Heemstra, P.C.
 
Acanthistius joanae
[Scalyjaw koester]



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Acanthistius ocellatus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Acanthistius ocellatus
[Eastern wirrah]
No picture found


 
Acanthistius pardalotus
[Leopard wirrah]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Acanthistius patachonicus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Photo by INIDEP
 
Acanthistius patachonicus
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthistius paxtoni
[Orangelined wirrah]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Acanthistius pictus (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Wolfe, G.
 
Acanthistius pictus
[Brick seabass]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthistius sebastoides (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Acanthistius sebastoides
[Koester]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthistius serratus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Acanthistius serratus
[Western wirrah]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Aethaloperca rogaa (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by De Vroe, J.
 
Aethaloperca rogaa
[Redmouth grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Alphestes afer (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Duarte, L.O.
 
Alphestes afer
[Mutton hamlet]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Alphestes immaculatus Breder, 1936

Photo by Photo by Lavan, J.
 
Alphestes immaculatus
[Pacific mutton hamlet]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Alphestes multiguttatus (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Munson, L.
 
Alphestes multiguttatus
[Rivulated mutton hamlet]
No picture found


 
Anatolanthias apiomycter
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Anthias anthias (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Anthias anthias
[Swallowtail seaperch]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL
Anthias asperilinguis Günther, 1859

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Anthias asperilinguis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.3 cm SL

 
Anthias cyprinoides
[]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 17.9 cm SL
Anthias helenensis Katayama & Amaoka, 1986

Photo by Photo by Beard, A.
 
Anthias helenensis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Anthias menezesi Anderson & Heemstra, 1980

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Anthias menezesi
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Anthias nicholsi Firth, 1933

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Anthias nicholsi
[Yellowfin bass]
No picture found

Max. Length 29 cm TL

 
Anthias noeli
[Rosy Jewelfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Anthias woodsi
[Swallowtail bass]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Anyperodon leucogrammicus (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
[Slender grouper]



Indo-Pacific and Western
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Aporops bilinearis Schultz, 1943

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aporops bilinearis
[Blotched podge]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Aulacocephalus temminckii Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Photo by Trevor, M.
 
Aulacocephalus temminckii
[Goldribbon soapfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Baldwinella aureorubens (Longley, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Baldwinella aureorubens
[Streamer bass]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Baldwinella vivanus (Jordan & Swain, 1885)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Baldwinella vivanus
[Red barbier]
No picture found


 
Bathyanthias cubensis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Bathyanthias mexicanus (Schultz, 1958)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bathyanthias mexicanus
[Yellowtail bass]



Southwest Atlantic

Bathyanthias roseus Günther, 1880

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Bathyanthias roseus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Belonoperca chabanaudi Fowler & Bean, 1930

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Belonoperca chabanaudi
[Arrowhead soapfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Belonoperca pylei Baldwin & Smith, 1998

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Belonoperca pylei
[Orangespotted soapfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Bullisichthys caribbaeus
[Pugnose bass]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Caesioperca lepidoptera (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Caesioperca lepidoptera
[Butterfly perch]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Caesioperca rasor (Richardson, 1839)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Caesioperca rasor
[Barber perch]



Eastern Indian Ocean

Caesioscorpis theagenes Whitley, 1945

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Caesioscorpis theagenes
[Blowhole perch]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm SL
Caprodon krasyukovae Kharin, 1983

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Caprodon krasyukovae
[Krasyukova's perch]



Eastern Indian Ocean to S
Max. Length 55 cm FL
Caprodon longimanus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caprodon longimanus
[Pink maomao]



Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Caprodon schlegelii (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caprodon schlegelii
[Sunrise perch]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Centropristis fuscula Poey, 1861

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Centropristis fuscula
[Twospot sea bass]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Centropristis ocyurus (Jordan & Evermann, 1887)

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Centropristis ocyurus
[Bank sea bass]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Centropristis philadelphica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Centropristis philadelphica
[Rock sea bass]
No picture found


 
Centropristis rufus
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Centropristis striata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Centropristis striata
[Black seabass]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Cephalopholis aitha Randall & Heemstra, 1991

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis aitha
[Rusty hind]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Cephalopholis argus Schneider, 1801

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis argus
[Peacock hind]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Cephalopholis aurantia (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis aurantia
[Golden hind]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Cephalopholis boenak (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Cephalopholis boenak
[Chocolate hind]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 42.6 cm TL
Cephalopholis cruentata (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Cephalopholis cruentata
[Graysby]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Cephalopholis cyanostigma (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Cephalopholis cyanostigma
[Bluespotted hind]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Cephalopholis formosa (Shaw, 1812)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis formosa
[Bluelined hind]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Cephalopholis fulva (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis fulva
[Coney]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Cephalopholis hemistiktos (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis hemistiktos
[Yellowfin hind]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Cephalopholis igarashiensis Katayama, 1957

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis igarashiensis
[Garish hind]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Cephalopholis leopardus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Cephalopholis leopardus
[Leopard hind]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Cephalopholis microprion (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis microprion
[Freckled hind]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Cephalopholis miniata (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis miniata
[Coral hind]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Cephalopholis nigri (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Cephalopholis nigri
[Niger hind]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Cephalopholis nigripinnis (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis nigripinnis
[Blackfin grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Cephalopholis oligosticta Randall & Ben-Tuvia, 1983

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Cephalopholis oligosticta
[Vermilion hind]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Cephalopholis panamensis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Boyle, K.S.
 
Cephalopholis panamensis
[Pacific graysby]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Cephalopholis polleni (Bleeker, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis polleni
[Harlequin hind]



Eastern Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 18.8 cm SL
Cephalopholis polyspila Randall & Satapoomin, 2000

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis polyspila
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Cephalopholis sexmaculata (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis sexmaculata
[Sixblotch hind]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Cephalopholis sonnerati (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Cephalopholis sonnerati
[Tomato hind]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Cephalopholis spiloparaea (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cephalopholis spiloparaea
[Strawberry hind]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Cephalopholis taeniops (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Arrigo, S.
 
Cephalopholis taeniops
[Bluespotted seabass]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Cephalopholis urodeta (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Cephalopholis urodeta
[Darkfin hind]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Chelidoperca hirundinacea (Valenciennes, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Chelidoperca hirundinacea
[]



Indian Ocean

Chelidoperca investigatoris (Alcock, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Bineesh, K K / Akhilesh, K V
 
Chelidoperca investigatoris
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chelidoperca lecromi Fourmanoir, 1982

Photo by Photo by Wass, R.C.
 
Chelidoperca lecromi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.9 cm

 
Chelidoperca maculicauda
[Indian perchlet]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Chelidoperca margaritifera
[Pearly perchlet]



Western Indian Ocean

Chelidoperca occipitalis Kotthaus, 1973

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Chelidoperca occipitalis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chelidoperca pleurospilus (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Chelidoperca pleurospilus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Chelidoperca santosi Williams & Carpenter, 2015

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Chelidoperca santosi
[Pogi perchlet]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Chelidoperca stella
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Chelidoperca tosaensis
[Red-spot perchlet]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Choranthias salmopunctatus (Lubbock & Edwards, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Choranthias salmopunctatus
[Salmon-spotted jewelfish]
No picture found


 
Choranthias tenuis
[Threadnose bass]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Cratinus agassizii Steindachner, 1878

Photo by Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.
 
Cratinus agassizii
[Graery threadfin seabass]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Cromileptes altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cromileptes altivelis
[Humpback grouper]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Dactylanthias aplodactylus (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by after Bleeker
 
Dactylanthias aplodactylus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.4 cm SL

 
Dactylanthias baccheti
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Dermatolepis dermatolepis (Boulenger, 1895)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Dermatolepis dermatolepis
[Leather bass]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Dermatolepis inermis (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Dermatolepis inermis
[Marbled grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 85 cm TL
Dermatolepis striolata (Playfair, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dermatolepis striolata
[Smooth grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Diplectrum bivittatum (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Diplectrum bivittatum
[Dwarf sand perch]



Eastern Pacific. Needs a
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Diplectrum conceptione (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Diplectrum conceptione
[Sand-perch]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Diplectrum eumelum Rosenblatt & Johnson, 1974

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Diplectrum eumelum
[Orange-spotted sand perch]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Diplectrum euryplectrum Jordan & Bollman, 1890

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Diplectrum euryplectrum
[Bighead sand perch]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplectrum formosum (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Diplectrum formosum
[Sand perch]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Diplectrum labarum Rosenblatt & Johnson, 1974

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Diplectrum labarum
[Highfin sand perch]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Diplectrum macropoma (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Diplectrum macropoma
[Mexican sand perch]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Diplectrum maximum Hildebrand, 1946

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Diplectrum maximum
[Torpedo sand perch]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Diplectrum pacificum Meek & Hildebrand, 1925

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Diplectrum pacificum
[Inshore sand perch]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Diplectrum radiale (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Giarrizzo, T.
 
Diplectrum radiale
[Pond perch]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Diplectrum rostrum Bortone, 1974

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Diplectrum rostrum
[Bridled sand perch]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Diplectrum sciurus Gilbert, 1892

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Diplectrum sciurus
[Gulf squirrelfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Diploprion bifasciatum Cuvier, 1828

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diploprion bifasciatum
[Barred soapfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Diploprion drachi Roux-Estève, 1955

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diploprion drachi
[Yellowfin soapfish]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Dules auriga Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Dules auriga
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Epinephelides armatus (Castelnau, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Epinephelides armatus
[Breaksea cod]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Epinephelus adscensionis (Osbeck, 1765)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Epinephelus adscensionis
[Rock hind]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Epinephelus aeneus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Dammous, S.
 
Epinephelus aeneus
[White grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Epinephelus akaara (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus akaara
[Hong Kong grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Epinephelus albomarginatus Boulenger, 1903

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus albomarginatus
[White-edged grouper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Epinephelus amblycephalus (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus amblycephalus
[Banded grouper]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 114 cm TL
Epinephelus analogus Gill, 1863

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Epinephelus analogus
[Spotted grouper]



Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 87 cm TL
Epinephelus andersoni Boulenger, 1903

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus andersoni
[Catface grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Epinephelus areolatus
[Areolate grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Epinephelus awoara (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus awoara
[Yellow grouper]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Epinephelus bilobatus Randall & Allen, 1987

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Epinephelus bilobatus
[Frostback rockcod]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Epinephelus bleekeri (Vaillant, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Epinephelus bleekeri
[Duskytail grouper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Epinephelus bontoides (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Epinephelus bontoides
[Palemargin grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 136 cm TL
Epinephelus bruneus Bloch, 1793

Photo by Photo by Chiang, S.
 
Epinephelus bruneus
[Longtooth grouper]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 164 cm TL
Epinephelus caninus (Valenciennes, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Epinephelus caninus
[Dogtooth grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 137 cm TL
Epinephelus chabaudi (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Heemstra, P.C.
 
Epinephelus chabaudi
[Moustache grouper]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.1 cm SL
Epinephelus chlorocephalus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Epinephelus chlorocephalus
[Tonga grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Epinephelus chlorostigma (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Epinephelus chlorostigma
[Brownspotted grouper]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Epinephelus cifuentesi Lavenberg & Grove, 1993

Photo by Photo by IGFA
 
Epinephelus cifuentesi
[Olive grouper]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Epinephelus clippertonensis Allen & Robertson, 1999

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Epinephelus clippertonensis
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus
[Whitespotted grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus coioides
[Orange-spotted grouper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Epinephelus corallicola (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Epinephelus corallicola
[Coral grouper]



Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 140 cm SL
Epinephelus costae (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Minguell, C.
 
Epinephelus costae
[Goldblotch grouper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Epinephelus cyanopodus (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Epinephelus cyanopodus
[Speckled blue grouper]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Epinephelus daemelii (Günther, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus daemelii
[Saddletail grouper]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 53.5 cm SL
Epinephelus darwinensis Randall & Heemstra, 1991

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Epinephelus darwinensis
[Darwin grouper]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Epinephelus diacanthus (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus diacanthus
[Spinycheek grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Epinephelus drummondhayi Goode & Bean, 1878

Photo by Photo by Wiggers, R.
 
Epinephelus drummondhayi
[Speckled hind]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Epinephelus epistictus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Epinephelus epistictus
[Dotted grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Epinephelus erythrurus (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Steene, R.
 
Epinephelus erythrurus
[Cloudy grouper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Epinephelus fasciatomaculosus (Peters, 1865)

Photo by Photo by To, W.-L.
 
Epinephelus fasciatomaculosus
[Rock grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Epinephelus fasciatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus fasciatus
[Blacktip grouper]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Epinephelus faveatus (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus faveatus
[Barred-chest grouper]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Epinephelus flavocaeruleus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Epinephelus flavocaeruleus
[Blue-and-yellow grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Epinephelus fuscoguttatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus fuscoguttatus
[Brown-marbled grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Epinephelus gabriellae Randall & Heemstra, 1991

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Epinephelus gabriellae
[Multispotted grouper]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Epinephelus goreensis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Epinephelus goreensis
[Dungat grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Epinephelus guttatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Bryan, D.
 
Epinephelus guttatus
[Red hind]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Epinephelus heniochus Fowler, 1904

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Epinephelus heniochus
[Bridled grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 27.5 cm TL
Epinephelus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus hexagonatus
[Starspotted grouper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Epinephelus howlandi (Günther, 1873)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus howlandi
[Blacksaddle grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Epinephelus indistinctus Randall & Heemstra, 1991

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Epinephelus indistinctus
[Somali grouper]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Epinephelus irroratus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus irroratus
[Marquesan grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Epinephelus itajara (Lichtenstein, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Epinephelus itajara
[Atlantic goliath grouper]
No picture found

Max. Length 32.2 cm SL

 
Epinephelus kupangensis
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Epinephelus labriformis (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Epinephelus labriformis
[Starry grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 270 cm TL
Epinephelus lanceolatus (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by To, W.-L.
 
Epinephelus lanceolatus
[Giant grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 137 cm SL
Epinephelus latifasciatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus latifasciatus
[Striped grouper]



Probably Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Epinephelus lebretonianus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Epinephelus lebretonianus
[Mystery grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Epinephelus longispinis (Kner, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus longispinis
[Longspine grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Epinephelus macrospilos (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus macrospilos
[Snubnose grouper]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 60.5 cm TL
Epinephelus maculatus (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Epinephelus maculatus
[Highfin grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Epinephelus magniscuttis Postel, Fourmanoir & Guézé, 1963

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus magniscuttis
[Speckled grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 234 cm TL
Epinephelus malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by De Vroe, J.
 
Epinephelus malabaricus
[Malabar grouper]



East and Southwest Atlant
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus marginatus
[Dusky grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Epinephelus melanostigma Schultz, 1953

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus melanostigma
[One-blotch grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Epinephelus merra Bloch, 1793

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus merra
[Honeycomb grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Epinephelus miliaris (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Trevor, M.
 
Epinephelus miliaris
[Netfin grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 125 cm TL
Epinephelus morio (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Corbetta, R.
 
Epinephelus morio
[Red grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Epinephelus morrhua (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Justine, J.-L.
 
Epinephelus morrhua
[Comet grouper]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Epinephelus multinotatus (Peters, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Epinephelus multinotatus
[White-blotched grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Epinephelus ongus (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus ongus
[White-streaked grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Epinephelus poecilonotus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus poecilonotus
[Dot-dash grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Epinephelus polylepis Randall & Heemstra, 1991

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus polylepis
[Smallscaled grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm SL
Epinephelus polyphekadion (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus polyphekadion
[Camouflage grouper]



Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 48 cm TL
Epinephelus polystigma (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus polystigma
[White-dotted grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Epinephelus posteli Fourmanoir & Crosnier, 1964

Photo by Photo by Lowry, M.
 
Epinephelus posteli
[Striped-fin grouper]



Eastern Pacific. Gulf of
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Epinephelus quinquefasciatus (Bocourt, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Castellanos-Galindo, G.A.
 
Epinephelus quinquefasciatus
[Pacific goliath grouper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Epinephelus quoyanus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus quoyanus
[Longfin grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Epinephelus radiatus (Day, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus radiatus
[Oblique-banded grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Epinephelus retouti Bleeker, 1868

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus retouti
[Red-tipped grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Epinephelus rivulatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus rivulatus
[Halfmoon grouper]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Epinephelus sexfasciatus (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus sexfasciatus
[Sixbar grouper]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Epinephelus socialis (Günther, 1873)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus socialis
[Surge grouper]



Indo-West-Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Epinephelus spilotoceps Schultz, 1953

Photo by Photo by Seycek, O.
 
Epinephelus spilotoceps
[Foursaddle grouper]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Epinephelus stictus Randall & Allen, 1987

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus stictus
[Black-dotted grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Epinephelus stoliczkae (Day, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Epinephelus stoliczkae
[Epaulet grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Epinephelus striatus (Bloch, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus striatus
[Nassau grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 118 cm TL
Epinephelus suborbitalis Amaoka & Randall, 1990

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Epinephelus suborbitalis
[Seamount grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Epinephelus summana (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Epinephelus summana
[Summan grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Epinephelus tauvina (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus tauvina
[Greasy grouper]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Epinephelus timorensis Randall & Allen, 1987

Photo by Photo by Thaman, R.R.
 
Epinephelus timorensis
[Yellowspotted grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Epinephelus trimaculatus (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Cornish, A.
 
Epinephelus trimaculatus
[Threespot grouper]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Epinephelus trophis Randall & Allen, 1987

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Epinephelus trophis
[Plump grouper]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm SL
Epinephelus tuamotuensis Fourmanoir, 1971

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus tuamotuensis
[Reticulate grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Epinephelus tukula Morgans, 1959

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus tukula
[Potato grouper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Epinephelus undulatostriatus (Peters, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Epinephelus undulatostriatus
[Maori rockcod]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Epinephelus undulosus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus undulosus
[Wavy-lined grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Giganthias immaculatus Katayama, 1954

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Giganthias immaculatus
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.7 cm SL
Giganthias serratospinosus White & Dharmadi, 2012

Photo by Photo by White, W.T. & Dharmadi
 
Giganthias serratospinosus
[Spinyfin Perch]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Gonioplectrus hispanus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.
 
Gonioplectrus hispanus
[Spanish flag]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Gracila albomarginata (Fowler & Bean, 1930)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gracila albomarginata
[Masked grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Grammistes sexlineatus (Thunberg, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Grammistes sexlineatus
[Goldenstriped soapfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13.2 cm TL
Grammistops ocellatus Schultz, 1953

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Grammistops ocellatus
[Ocellate soapfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Hemanthias leptus (Ginsburg, 1952)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Hemanthias leptus
[Longtail bass]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Hemanthias peruanus (Steindachner, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hemanthias peruanus
[Splittail bass]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Hemanthias signifer (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hemanthias signifer
[Damsel bass]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Hemilutjanus macrophthalmos (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Hemilutjanus macrophthalmos
[Grape-eye seabass]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.4 cm SL

 
Holanthias caudalis
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Holanthias fronticinctus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Hook, T.J.
 
Holanthias fronticinctus
[St. Helena seaperch]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes annulatus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hypoplectrodes annulatus
[Blackbanded seaperch]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Hypoplectrodes cardinalis
[Red seaperch]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes huntii (Hector, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hypoplectrodes huntii
[Redbanded perch]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes jamesoni Ogilby, 1908

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Hypoplectrodes jamesoni
[Jameson's seaperch]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes maccullochi (Whitley, 1929)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Hypoplectrodes maccullochi
[Halfbanded seaperch]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Hypoplectrodes nigroruber (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Hypoplectrodes nigroruber
[Banded seaperch]
No picture found


 
Hypoplectrodes semicinctum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Hypoplectrodes wilsoni
[Spotty seaperch]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Hypoplectrus aberrans Poey, 1868

Photo by Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Hypoplectrus aberrans
[Yellowbelly hamlet]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Hypoplectrus atlahua
[Jarocho hamlet]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Hypoplectrus castroaguirrei Del Moral Flores, Tello-Musi & Martínez-Pérez, 2012

Photo by Photo by Tello Musi, J.L.
 
Hypoplectrus castroaguirrei
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.7 cm TL
Hypoplectrus chlorurus (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hypoplectrus chlorurus
[Yellowtail hamlet]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Hypoplectrus ecosur Victor, 2012

Photo by Photo by Carlson, B.
 
Hypoplectrus ecosur
[Spotted hamlet]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Hypoplectrus floridae Victor, 2012

Photo by Photo by Bryant, K.
 
Hypoplectrus floridae
[Florida hamlet]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm NG
Hypoplectrus gemma Goode & Bean, 1882

Photo by Photo by Lobel, P.
 
Hypoplectrus gemma
[Blue hamlet]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13.2 cm TL
Hypoplectrus gummigutta (Poey, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Albernas, J.I.H.
 
Hypoplectrus gummigutta
[Golden hamlet]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Hypoplectrus guttavarius (Poey, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Hypoplectrus guttavarius
[Shy hamlet]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 14.3 cm TL
Hypoplectrus indigo (Poey, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Hypoplectrus indigo
[Indigo hamlet]



Caribbean

Hypoplectrus maculiferus Poey, 1871

Photo by Photo by Lobel, P.
 
Hypoplectrus maculiferus
[]



Caribbean Sea
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Hypoplectrus maya Lobel, 2011

Photo by Photo by Lobel, P.
 
Hypoplectrus maya
[Maya hamlet]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL
Hypoplectrus nigricans (Poey, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank
 
Hypoplectrus nigricans
[Black hamlet]



Western Central Atlantic

Hypoplectrus providencianus Acero P. & Garzón-Ferreira, 1994

Photo by Photo by Charteris, M.
 
Hypoplectrus providencianus
[Masked Hamlet]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL
Hypoplectrus puella (Cuvier, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Hypoplectrus puella
[Barred hamlet]



Western Caribbean from th
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Hypoplectrus randallorum Lobel, 2011

Photo by Photo by Lobel, P.
 
Hypoplectrus randallorum
[Tan Hamlet]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.7 cm TL
Hypoplectrus unicolor (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Hypoplectrus unicolor
[Butter hamlet]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Hyporthodus acanthistius (Gilbert, 1892)

Photo by Photo by Love, M.
 
Hyporthodus acanthistius
[Rooster hind]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 157 cm TL
Hyporthodus ergastularius (Whitley, 1930)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Hyporthodus ergastularius
[Sevenbar grouper]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 125 cm TL
Hyporthodus exsul (Fowler, 1944)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hyporthodus exsul
[Tenspine grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 115 cm TL
Hyporthodus flavolimbatus (Poey, 1865)

Photo by Photo by Cook, M.
 
Hyporthodus flavolimbatus
[Yellowedge grouper]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 125 cm TL
Hyporthodus haifensis (Ben-Tuvia, 1953)

Photo by Photo by Azzurro, E.
 
Hyporthodus haifensis
[Haifa grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Hyporthodus mystacinus (Poey, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Craig, M.T.
 
Hyporthodus mystacinus
[Misty grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 230 cm TL
Hyporthodus nigritus (Holbrook, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Bryan, D.
 
Hyporthodus nigritus
[Warsaw grouper]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 48 cm SL
Hyporthodus niphobles (Gilbert & Starks, 1897)

Photo by Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.
 
Hyporthodus niphobles
[Star-studded grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Hyporthodus niveatus (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Hyporthodus niveatus
[Snowy grouper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Hyporthodus octofasciatus (Griffin, 1926)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hyporthodus octofasciatus
[Eightbar grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 46.5 cm SL
Hyporthodus perplexus (Randall, Hoese & Last, 1991)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Hyporthodus perplexus
[Puzzling grouper]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Hyporthodus quernus (Seale, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hyporthodus quernus
[Hawaiian grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 155 cm TL
Hyporthodus septemfasciatus (Thunberg, 1793)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Hyporthodus septemfasciatus
[Convict grouper]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Jeboehlkia gladifer Robins, 1967

Photo by Photo by Simpson, R.
 
Jeboehlkia gladifer
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25.7 cm SL

 
Lepidoperca aurantia
[New Zealand orange perch]



Southwest Pacific

Lepidoperca brochata Katayama & Fujii, 1982

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Lepidoperca brochata
[Fangtooth perch]
No picture found


 
Lepidoperca caesiopercula
[Greycheek basslet]
No picture found


 
Lepidoperca coatsii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Lepidoperca filamenta
[Western orange perch]
No picture found


 
Lepidoperca inornata
[]



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Acanthistius brasilianus Argentine seabass Southwest Atlantic 60 TL 1828
Acanthistius cinctus Yellowbanded perch Southwest Pacific. 50 TL 1859
Acanthistius fuscus Rapanui seabass Southeast Pacific 40 TL 1913
Acanthistius joanae Scalyjaw koester Western Indian Ocean 14 SL 2010
Acanthistius ocellatus Eastern wirrah Southwest Pacific. 45 TL 1859
Acanthistius pardalotus Leopard wirrah Eastern Indian Ocean 1981
Acanthistius patachonicus Southwest Atlantic 31 SL 1840
Acanthistius paxtoni Orangelined wirrah Southwest Pacific 1982
Acanthistius pictus Brick seabass Eastern Pacific 47 TL 1846
Acanthistius sebastoides Koester Southeast Atlantic 35 TL 1861
Acanthistius serratus Western wirrah Eastern Indian Ocean 50 TL 1828
Aethaloperca rogaa Redmouth grouper Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1775
Alphestes afer Mutton hamlet Western Atlantic 33 TL 1793
Alphestes immaculatus Pacific mutton hamlet Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1936
Alphestes multiguttatus Rivulated mutton hamlet Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1867
Anatolanthias apiomycter Southeast Pacific 1990
Anthias anthias Swallowtail seaperch Eastern Atlantic 27 SL 1758
Anthias asperilinguis Western Atlantic 15.6 SL 1859
Anthias cyprinoides Eastern Atlantic 23.3 SL 1986
Anthias helenensis Southeast Atlantic 17.9 SL 1986
Anthias menezesi Western Atlantic 28 TL 1980
Anthias nicholsi Yellowfin bass Western Atlantic 25 TL 1933
Anthias noeli Rosy Jewelfish Southeast Pacific 29 TL 2000
Anthias woodsi Swallowtail bass Western Central Atlantic 20.8 SL 1980
Anyperodon leucogrammicus Slender grouper Indo-Pacific 65 TL 1828
Aporops bilinearis Blotched podge Indo-Pacific and Western 9.9 SL 1943
Aulacocephalus temminckii Goldribbon soapfish Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1855
Baldwinella aureorubens Streamer bass Western Atlantic 30 TL 1935
Baldwinella vivanus Red barbier Western Atlantic 25 TL 1885
Bathyanthias cubensis Western Central Atlantic 1958
Bathyanthias mexicanus Yellowtail bass Western Atlantic 15 TL 1958
Bathyanthias roseus Southwest Atlantic 1880
Belonoperca chabanaudi Arrowhead soapfish Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1930
Belonoperca pylei Orangespotted soapfish Western Central Pacific 6.2 SL 1998
Bullisichthys caribbaeus Pugnose bass Western Central Atlantic 6 SL 1971
Caesioperca lepidoptera Butterfly perch Eastern Indian Ocean and 30 TL 1801
Caesioperca rasor Barber perch Eastern Indian Ocean 25 TL 1839
Caesioscorpis theagenes Blowhole perch Eastern Indian Ocean 1945
Caprodon krasyukovae Krasyukova's perch Southwest Pacific 47 SL 1983
Caprodon longimanus Pink maomao Eastern Indian Ocean to S 55 FL 1859
Caprodon schlegelii Sunrise perch Pacific Ocean. 35 TL 1859
Centropristis fuscula Twospot sea bass Western Atlantic 15 TL 1861
Centropristis ocyurus Bank sea bass Western Atlantic 30 TL 1887
Centropristis philadelphica Rock sea bass Western Atlantic 30 TL 1758
Centropristis rufus Western Central Atlantic 1829
Centropristis striata Black seabass Western Atlantic 66 TL 1758
Cephalopholis aitha Rusty hind Western Pacific 40 TL 1991
Cephalopholis argus Peacock hind Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1801
Cephalopholis aurantia Golden hind Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1828
Cephalopholis boenak Chocolate hind Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1790
Cephalopholis cruentata Graysby Western Central Atlantic 42.6 TL 1802
Cephalopholis cyanostigma Bluespotted hind Western Pacific 40 TL 1828
Cephalopholis formosa Bluelined hind Indo-West Pacific 34 TL 1812
Cephalopholis fulva Coney Western Atlantic 44 TL 1758
Cephalopholis hemistiktos Yellowfin hind Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1830
Cephalopholis igarashiensis Garish hind Pacific Ocean 43 TL 1957
Cephalopholis leopardus Leopard hind Indo-Pacific 24 TL 1801
Cephalopholis microprion Freckled hind Western Pacific 25 TL 1852
Cephalopholis miniata Coral hind Indo-Pacific 50 TL 1775
Cephalopholis nigri Niger hind Eastern Atlantic 30.5 TL 1859
Cephalopholis nigripinnis Blackfin grouper Indian Ocean 28 TL 1828
Cephalopholis oligosticta Vermilion hind Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1983
Cephalopholis panamensis Pacific graysby Eastern Pacific 39 TL 1876
Cephalopholis polleni Harlequin hind Indo-Pacific 43 TL 1868
Cephalopholis polyspila Eastern Indian Ocean. 18.8 SL 2000
Cephalopholis sexmaculata Sixblotch hind Indo-Pacific 50 TL 1830
Cephalopholis sonnerati Tomato hind Indo-Pacific 57 TL 1828
Cephalopholis spiloparaea Strawberry hind Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1828
Cephalopholis taeniops Bluespotted seabass Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1828
Cephalopholis urodeta Darkfin hind Pacific Ocean 28 TL 1801
Chelidoperca hirundinacea Western Pacific 15 SL 1831
Chelidoperca investigatoris Indian Ocean 1890
Chelidoperca lecromi Western Pacific 13 SL 1982
Chelidoperca maculicauda Indian perchlet Western Indian Ocean 12.9 2013
Chelidoperca margaritifera Pearly perchlet Western Pacific 5.1 SL 1913
Chelidoperca occipitalis Western Indian Ocean 1973
Chelidoperca pleurospilus Western Pacific 13 SL 1880
Chelidoperca santosi Pogi perchlet Western Pacific 8.4 SL 2015
Chelidoperca stella Indo-West Pacific 7.2 SL 2016
Chelidoperca tosaensis Red-spot perchlet Western Pacific 8.3 SL 2017
Choranthias salmopunctatus Salmon-spotted jewelfish Eastern Central Atlantic 6.1 SL 1981
Choranthias tenuis Threadnose bass Atlantic Ocean. Western 1920
Cratinus agassizii Graery threadfin seabass Eastern Pacific 60 TL 1878
Cromileptes altivelis Humpback grouper Western Pacific 70 TL 1828
Dactylanthias aplodactylus Western Central Pacific 17 SL 1858
Dactylanthias baccheti Eastern Central Pacific 20.4 SL 2007
Dermatolepis dermatolepis Leather bass Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1895
Dermatolepis inermis Marbled grouper Western Atlantic 91 TL 1833
Dermatolepis striolata Smooth grouper Western Indian Ocean 85 TL 1867
Diplectrum bivittatum Dwarf sand perch Western Atlantic 25 TL 1828
Diplectrum conceptione Sand-perch Eastern Pacific. Needs a 25 TL 1828
Diplectrum eumelum Orange-spotted sand perch Eastern Central Pacific 31 TL 1974
Diplectrum euryplectrum Bighead sand perch Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1890
Diplectrum formosum Sand perch Western Atlantic 30 TL 1766
Diplectrum labarum Highfin sand perch Eastern Central Pacific 26 TL 1974
Diplectrum macropoma Mexican sand perch Eastern Pacific 18 TL 1864
Diplectrum maximum Torpedo sand perch Eastern Pacific 37 TL 1946
Diplectrum pacificum Inshore sand perch Eastern Pacific 34 TL 1925
Diplectrum radiale Pond perch Western Atlantic 26 TL 1824
Diplectrum rostrum Bridled sand perch Eastern Pacific 21 TL 1974
Diplectrum sciurus Gulf squirrelfish Eastern Central Pacific 17 TL 1892
Diploprion bifasciatum Barred soapfish Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1828
Diploprion drachi Yellowfin soapfish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1955
Dules auriga Southwest Atlantic 19.5 TL 1829
Epinephelides armatus Breaksea cod Eastern Indian Ocean 56 TL 1875
Epinephelus adscensionis Rock hind Western Atlantic 65 TL 1765
Epinephelus aeneus White grouper Eastern Atlantic 120 TL 1817
Epinephelus akaara Hong Kong grouper Northwest Pacific 58 TL 1842
Epinephelus albomarginatus White-edged grouper Western Indian Ocean 100 TL 1903
Epinephelus amblycephalus Banded grouper Western Pacific 50 TL 1857
Epinephelus analogus Spotted grouper Eastern Pacific 114 TL 1863
Epinephelus andersoni Catface grouper Southeast Atlantic and We 87 TL 1903
Epinephelus areolatus Areolate grouper Indo-Pacific 47 TL 1775
Epinephelus awoara Yellow grouper Northwest Pacific 60 TL 1842
Epinephelus bilobatus Frostback rockcod Eastern Indian Ocean 33 TL 1987
Epinephelus bleekeri Duskytail grouper Indo-West Pacific 76 TL 1878
Epinephelus bontoides Palemargin grouper Western Pacific 30 TL 1855
Epinephelus bruneus Longtooth grouper Northwest Pacific 136 TL 1793
Epinephelus caninus Dogtooth grouper Eastern Atlantic 164 TL 1843
Epinephelus chabaudi Moustache grouper Western Indian Ocean 137 TL 1861
Epinephelus chlorocephalus Tonga grouper Eastern Central Pacific 17.1 SL 1830
Epinephelus chlorostigma Brownspotted grouper Indo-Pacific 80 TL 1828
Epinephelus cifuentesi Olive grouper Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1993
Epinephelus clippertonensis Eastern Central Pacific 61 TL 1999
Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus Whitespotted grouper Indo-Pacific 76 TL 1790
Epinephelus coioides Orange-spotted grouper Indo-West Pacific 120 TL 1822
Epinephelus corallicola Coral grouper Western Pacific 49 TL 1828
Epinephelus costae Goldblotch grouper Eastern Atlantic and Medi 140 SL 1878
Epinephelus cyanopodus Speckled blue grouper Western Pacific 122 TL 1846
Epinephelus daemelii Saddletail grouper Southwest Pacific 200 TL 1876
Epinephelus darwinensis Darwin grouper Western Central Pacific 53.5 SL 1991
Epinephelus diacanthus Spinycheek grouper Indian Ocean 55 TL 1828
Epinephelus drummondhayi Speckled hind Western Atlantic 110 TL 1878
Epinephelus epistictus Dotted grouper Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1842
Epinephelus erythrurus Cloudy grouper Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1828
Epinephelus fasciatomaculosus Rock grouper Western Pacific 30 TL 1865
Epinephelus fasciatus Blacktip grouper Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1775
Epinephelus faveatus Barred-chest grouper Eastern Indian Ocean 32 TL 1828
Epinephelus flavocaeruleus Blue-and-yellow grouper Indian Ocean 90 TL 1802
Epinephelus fuscoguttatus Brown-marbled grouper Indo-Pacific 120 TL 1775
Epinephelus gabriellae Multispotted grouper Western Indian Ocean 52 TL 1991
Epinephelus goreensis Dungat grouper Eastern Atlantic 140 TL 1830
Epinephelus guttatus Red hind Western Atlantic 76 TL 1758
Epinephelus heniochus Bridled grouper Western Pacific 35 SL 1904
Epinephelus hexagonatus Starspotted grouper Indo-West Pacific 27.5 TL 1801
Epinephelus howlandi Blacksaddle grouper Western Pacific 55 TL 1873
Epinephelus indistinctus Somali grouper Western Indian Ocean 80 TL 1991
Epinephelus irroratus Marquesan grouper Pacific Ocean 34 TL 1801
Epinephelus itajara Atlantic goliath grouper Western Atlantic 250 TL 1822
Epinephelus kupangensis Indo-West Pacific 32.2 SL 2016
Epinephelus labriformis Starry grouper Eastern Pacific 60 TL 1840
Epinephelus lanceolatus Giant grouper Indo-Pacific 270 TL 1790
Epinephelus latifasciatus Striped grouper Indo-West Pacific 137 SL 1842
Epinephelus lebretonianus Mystery grouper Probably Indo-Pacific 25 SL 1853
Epinephelus longispinis Longspine grouper Indo-West Pacific 55 TL 1864
Epinephelus macrospilos Snubnose grouper Indo-Pacific 51 TL 1855
Epinephelus maculatus Highfin grouper Pacific Ocean 60.5 TL 1790
Epinephelus magniscuttis Speckled grouper Indo-West Pacific 150 TL 1963
Epinephelus malabaricus Malabar grouper Indo-Pacific 234 TL 1801
Epinephelus marginatus Dusky grouper East and Southwest Atlant 150 TL 1834
Epinephelus melanostigma One-blotch grouper Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1953
Epinephelus merra Honeycomb grouper Indo-Pacific 32 TL 1793
Epinephelus miliaris Netfin grouper Indo-West Pacific 53 TL 1830
Epinephelus morio Red grouper Western Atlantic 125 TL 1828
Epinephelus morrhua Comet grouper Indo-Pacific 90 TL 1833
Epinephelus multinotatus White-blotched grouper Indian Ocean 100 TL 1876
Epinephelus ongus White-streaked grouper Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1790
Epinephelus poecilonotus Dot-dash grouper Indo-West Pacific 65 TL 1842
Epinephelus polylepis Smallscaled grouper Western Indian Ocean 61 TL 1991
Epinephelus polyphekadion Camouflage grouper Indo-Pacific 90 SL 1849
Epinephelus polystigma White-dotted grouper Asia and Oceania 48 TL 1853
Epinephelus posteli Striped-fin grouper Western Indian Ocean 100 TL 1964
Epinephelus quinquefasciatus Pacific goliath grouper Eastern Pacific. Gulf of 250 TL 1868
Epinephelus quoyanus Longfin grouper Western Pacific 40 TL 1830
Epinephelus radiatus Oblique-banded grouper Indo-West Pacific 70 SL 1868
Epinephelus retouti Red-tipped grouper Indo-Pacific 50 TL 1868
Epinephelus rivulatus Halfmoon grouper Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1830
Epinephelus sexfasciatus Sixbar grouper Western Central Pacific 40 TL 1828
Epinephelus socialis Surge grouper Pacific Ocean 52 TL 1873
Epinephelus spilotoceps Foursaddle grouper Indo-West-Pacific 35 TL 1953
Epinephelus stictus Black-dotted grouper Eastern Indian Ocean and 33 SL 1987
Epinephelus stoliczkae Epaulet grouper Western Indian Ocean 38 TL 1875
Epinephelus striatus Nassau grouper Western Atlantic 122 TL 1792
Epinephelus suborbitalis Seamount grouper Northwest Pacific 118 TL 1990
Epinephelus summana Summan grouper Western Indian Ocean 52 TL 1775
Epinephelus tauvina Greasy grouper Indo-Pacific 100 TL 1775
Epinephelus timorensis Yellowspotted grouper Eastern Indian Ocean 26.5 SL 1987
Epinephelus trimaculatus Threespot grouper Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1828
Epinephelus trophis Plump grouper Eastern Indian Ocean 12.5 SL 1987
Epinephelus tuamotuensis Reticulate grouper Eastern Central Pacific 66 SL 1971
Epinephelus tukula Potato grouper Indo-West Pacific 200 TL 1959
Epinephelus undulatostriatus Maori rockcod Western Pacific 61 TL 1866
Epinephelus undulosus Wavy-lined grouper Indo-West Pacific 120 TL 1824
Giganthias immaculatus Northwest Pacific 42 TL 1954
Giganthias serratospinosus Spinyfin Perch Indian Ocean 23.7 SL 2012
Gonioplectrus hispanus Spanish flag Western Atlantic 30 TL 1828
Gracila albomarginata Masked grouper Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1930
Grammistes sexlineatus Goldenstriped soapfish Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1792
Grammistops ocellatus Ocellate soapfish Indo-Pacific 13.2 TL 1953
Hemanthias leptus Longtail bass Western Atlantic 50 TL 1952
Hemanthias peruanus Splittail bass Eastern Pacific 45 TL 1875
Hemanthias signifer Damsel bass Eastern Pacific 42 TL 1899
Hemilutjanus macrophthalmos Grape-eye seabass Southeast Pacific 50 SL 1846
Holanthias caudalis Eastern Atlantic 21.4 SL 1976
Holanthias fronticinctus St. Helena seaperch Eastern Atlantic 22 SL 1868
Hypoplectrodes annulatus Blackbanded seaperch Southwest Pacific 30 TL 1859
Hypoplectrodes cardinalis Red seaperch Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL 1990
Hypoplectrodes huntii Redbanded perch Southwest Pacific 20 TL 1875
Hypoplectrodes jamesoni Jameson's seaperch Western Pacific 12 TL 1908
Hypoplectrodes maccullochi Halfbanded seaperch Western Pacific 45 TL 1929
Hypoplectrodes nigroruber Banded seaperch Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL 1828
Hypoplectrodes semicinctum Southeast Pacific 1833
Hypoplectrodes wilsoni Spotty seaperch Eastern Indian Ocean 20 TL 1980
Hypoplectrus aberrans Yellowbelly hamlet Western Central Atlantic 13 TL 1868
Hypoplectrus atlahua Jarocho hamlet Western Central Atlantic 10.4 SL 2013
Hypoplectrus castroaguirrei Western Central Atlantic 9.3 SL 2012
Hypoplectrus chlorurus Yellowtail hamlet Western Central Atlantic 12.7 TL 1828
Hypoplectrus ecosur Spotted hamlet Western Atlantic 10 SL 2012
Hypoplectrus floridae Florida hamlet Western Atlantic 10 SL 2012
Hypoplectrus gemma Blue hamlet Western Central Atlantic 13 NG 1882
Hypoplectrus gummigutta Golden hamlet Western Central Atlantic 13.2 TL 1851
Hypoplectrus guttavarius Shy hamlet Western Central Atlantic 13 TL 1852
Hypoplectrus indigo Indigo hamlet Western Central Atlantic 14.3 TL 1851
Hypoplectrus maculiferus Caribbean 1871
Hypoplectrus maya Maya hamlet Caribbean Sea 8.7 SL 2011
Hypoplectrus nigricans Black hamlet Western Atlantic 15.2 TL 1852
Hypoplectrus providencianus Masked Hamlet Western Central Atlantic 1994
Hypoplectrus puella Barred hamlet Western Central Atlantic 15.2 TL 1828
Hypoplectrus randallorum Tan Hamlet Western Caribbean from th 8.1 SL 2011
Hypoplectrus unicolor Butter hamlet Western Central Atlantic 12.7 TL 1792
Hyporthodus acanthistius Rooster hind Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1892
Hyporthodus ergastularius Sevenbar grouper Southwest Pacific 157 TL 1930
Hyporthodus exsul Tenspine grouper Eastern Central Pacific 125 TL 1944
Hyporthodus flavolimbatus Yellowedge grouper Western Atlantic 115 TL 1865
Hyporthodus haifensis Haifa grouper Eastern Atlantic 125 TL 1953
Hyporthodus mystacinus Misty grouper Western Atlantic 160 TL 1852
Hyporthodus nigritus Warsaw grouper Western Atlantic 230 TL 1855
Hyporthodus niphobles Star-studded grouper Eastern Pacific 48 SL 1897
Hyporthodus niveatus Snowy grouper Western Atlantic 122 TL 1828
Hyporthodus octofasciatus Eightbar grouper Indo-West Pacific 130 TL 1926
Hyporthodus perplexus Puzzling grouper Northwest Pacific 46.5 SL 1991
Hyporthodus quernus Hawaiian grouper Eastern Central Pacific 122 TL 1901
Hyporthodus septemfasciatus Convict grouper Northwest Pacific 155 TL 1793
Jeboehlkia gladifer Western Atlantic 4.1 SL 1967
Lepidoperca aurantia New Zealand orange perch Southwest Pacific 25.7 SL 1989
Lepidoperca brochata Fangtooth perch Southwest Pacific 1982
Lepidoperca caesiopercula Greycheek basslet Western Pacific 1951
Lepidoperca coatsii Southeast Atlantic 1913
Lepidoperca filamenta Western orange perch Eastern Indian Ocean 18 TL 1987
Lepidoperca inornata Southwest Pacific 1914



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