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Family: Sparidae Porgies



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Western Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus akazakii
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25.8 cm SL
Acanthopagrus arabicus Iwatsuki, 2013

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus arabicus
[Arabian yellowfin seabream]

Photo by Banks, I.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm SL
Acanthopagrus australis (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Acanthopagrus australis
[Surf bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean, South Afric
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus berda
[Goldsilk seabream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36.2 cm SL
Acanthopagrus bifasciatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus bifasciatus
[Twobar seabream]

Photo by Good, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Acanthopagrus butcheri (Munro, 1949)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Acanthopagrus butcheri
[Southern black bream]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36.4 cm SL
Acanthopagrus catenula (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Acanthopagrus catenula
[Bridled seabream]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Acanthopagrus chinshira Kume & Yoshino, 2008

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Acanthopagrus chinshira
[Okinawan yellow-fin seabream]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 35.2 cm SL
Acanthopagrus latus (Houttuyn, 1782)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Acanthopagrus latus
[Yellowfin seabream]

Photo by Sen, S.K.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Acanthopagrus longispinnis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Sen, S.K.
 
Acanthopagrus longispinnis
[Bengal yellowfin seabream]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Acanthopagrus morrisoni
[Western yellowfin seabream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Acanthopagrus omanensis Iwatsuki & Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus omanensis
[Black Margined Seabream]

Photo by Iwatsuki, Y.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Acanthopagrus pacificus Iwatsuki, Kume & Yoshino, 2010

Photo by Iwatsuki, Y.
 
Acanthopagrus pacificus
[Pacific seabream]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Acanthopagrus palmaris
[North west black bream]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 32.2 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus randalli
[Middle East Black Seabream]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Acanthopagrus schlegelii (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Acanthopagrus schlegelii
[Blackhead seabream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Acanthopagrus sheim Iwatsuki, 2013

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus sheim
[Spotted yellowfin seabream]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Acanthopagrus sivicolus Akazaki, 1962

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Acanthopagrus sivicolus
[Okinawa seabream]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus taiwanensis
[Taiwan picnic seabream]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 26.2 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus vagus
[Wandering seabream]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35.6 cm TL
Archosargus pourtalesii (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Archosargus pourtalesii
[Blackspot porgy]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Archosargus probatocephalus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Archosargus probatocephalus
[Sheepshead]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Archosargus rhomboidalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Archosargus rhomboidalis
[Western Atlantic seabream]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Argyrops bleekeri Oshima, 1927

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Argyrops bleekeri
[Taiwan tai]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Argyrops filamentosus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Argyrops filamentosus
[Soldierbream]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Argyrops megalommatus
[]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Argyrops spinifer (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Argyrops spinifer
[King soldier bream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Argyrozona argyrozona (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by FAO
 
Argyrozona argyrozona
[Carpenter seabream]

Photo by Pontes, M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Boops boops (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Pontes, M.
 
Boops boops
[Bogue]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Boops lineatus (Boulenger, 1892)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Boops lineatus
[Striped boga]

Photo by King, D.R.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Boopsoidea inornata Castelnau, 1861

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Boopsoidea inornata
[Fransmadam]

Photo by Lord, R.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Calamus arctifrons Goode & Bean, 1882

Photo by Lord, R.
 
Calamus arctifrons
[Grass porgy]

Photo by Itriago, H.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm FL
Calamus bajonado (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Itriago, H.
 
Calamus bajonado
[Jolthead porgy]

Photo by Cotto Sánchez, A.J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Calamus brachysomus (Lockington, 1880)

Photo by Cotto Sánchez, A.J.
 
Calamus brachysomus
[Pacific porgy]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Calamus calamus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Calamus calamus
[Saucereye porgy]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Calamus campechanus
[Campeche porgy]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Calamus cervigoni Randall & Caldwell, 1966

Photo by FAO
 
Calamus cervigoni
[Spotfin porgy]

Photo by IGFA

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Calamus leucosteus Jordan & Gilbert, 1885

Photo by IGFA
 
Calamus leucosteus
[Whitebone porgy]

Photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 26.5 cm NG
Calamus mu Randall & Caldwell, 1966

Photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.
 
Calamus mu
[Flathead porgy]

Photo by Wiggers, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 54.4 cm TL
Calamus nodosus Randall & Caldwell, 1966

Photo by Wiggers, R.
 
Calamus nodosus
[Knobbed porgy]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Calamus penna (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Calamus penna
[Sheepshead porgy]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Calamus pennatula Guichenot, 1868

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Calamus pennatula
[Pluma porgy]

Photo by O'Donnell, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Calamus proridens Jordan & Gilbert, 1884

Photo by O'Donnell, P.
 
Calamus proridens
[Littlehead porgy]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Calamus taurinus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Calamus taurinus
[Galapagos porgy]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Centracanthus cirrus Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Centracanthus cirrus
[Curled picarel]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm SL

 
Cheimerius matsubarai
[Hoshierenko]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Cheimerius nufar (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheimerius nufar
[Santer seabream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Chrysoblephus anglicus (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysoblephus anglicus
[Englishman seabream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Chrysoblephus cristiceps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by FAO
 
Chrysoblephus cristiceps
[Daggerhead seabream]

Photo by Caine, C.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Chrysoblephus gibbiceps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Caine, C.
 
Chrysoblephus gibbiceps
[Red stumpnose seabream]

Photo by Coetzee, C.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chrysoblephus laticeps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Coetzee, C.
 
Chrysoblephus laticeps
[Roman seabream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chrysoblephus lophus (Fowler, 1925)

Photo by FAO
 
Chrysoblephus lophus
[False red stumpnose]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 85 cm TL
Chrysoblephus puniceus (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysoblephus puniceus
[Slinger seabream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Crenidens crenidens (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Crenidens crenidens
[Karanteen seabream]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Cymatoceps nasutus (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by SFSA
 
Cymatoceps nasutus
[Black musselcracker]

Photo by Madinabeitia, I.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30.7 cm SL
Dentex abei Iwatsuki, Akazaki & Taniguchi, 2007

Photo by Madinabeitia, I.
 
Dentex abei
[Yellowfin sea bream]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Dentex angolensis Poll & Maul, 1953

Photo by FAO
 
Dentex angolensis
[Angolan dentex]

Photo by Dammous, S.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Dentex barnardi Cadenat, 1970

Photo by Dammous, S.
 
Dentex barnardi
[Barnard's dentex]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Dentex canariensis Steindachner, 1881

Photo by FAO
 
Dentex canariensis
[Canary dentex]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Dentex congoensis Poll, 1954

Photo by FAO
 
Dentex congoensis
[Congo dentex]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Dentex dentex (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Dentex dentex
[Common dentex]

Photo by Justine, J.-L.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Dentex fourmanoiri Akazaki & Séret, 1999

Photo by Justine, J.-L.
 
Dentex fourmanoiri
[]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 106 cm FL
Dentex gibbosus (Rafinesque, 1810)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Dentex gibbosus
[Pink dentex]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30.6 cm SL

 
Dentex hypselosomus
[Yellowback sea-bream]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Dentex macrophthalmus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Dentex macrophthalmus
[Large-eye dentex]

Photo by Meyer, T.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Dentex maroccanus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Meyer, T.
 
Dentex maroccanus
[Morocco dentex]
No picture found
Indo Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Dentex spariformis
[Saffronfin sea bream]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Dentex tumifrons (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Dentex tumifrons
[Yellowback seabream]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Diplodus annularis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus annularis
[Annular seabream]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 37.8 cm TL
Diplodus argenteus argenteus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Diplodus argenteus argenteus
[South American silver porgy]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplodus argenteus caudimacula (Poey, 1860)

Photo by FAO
 
Diplodus argenteus caudimacula
[Silver porgy]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Diplodus bellottii (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus bellottii
[Senegal seabream]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Diplodus bermudensis
[Bermuda porgy]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus capensis (Smith, 1844)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplodus capensis
[Cape white seabream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Diplodus cervinus (Lowe, 1838)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplodus cervinus
[Zebra seabream]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Diplodus fasciatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus fasciatus
[Banded seabream]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Diplodus holbrookii (Bean, 1878)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus holbrookii
[Spottail seabream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Diplodus hottentotus (Smith, 1844)

Photo by FAO
 
Diplodus hottentotus
[Zebra]

Photo by Kochzius, M.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Diplodus noct (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Diplodus noct
[Red Sea seabream]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplodus omanensis Bauchot & Bianchi, 1984

Photo by Field, R.
 
Diplodus omanensis
[Oman porgy]

Photo by Pinheiro, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Diplodus prayensis Cadenat, 1964

Photo by Pinheiro, P.
 
Diplodus prayensis
[Two-banded seabream]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Diplodus puntazzo (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus puntazzo
[Sharpsnout seabream]

Photo by Hook, T.J.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Diplodus sargus ascensionis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Hook, T.J.
 
Diplodus sargus ascensionis
[]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus sargus cadenati de la Paz, Bauchot & Daget, 1974

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Diplodus sargus cadenati
[Moroccan white seabream]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Diplodus sargus helenae (Sauvage, 1879)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus sargus helenae
[St. Helena white seabream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplodus sargus kotschyi (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplodus sargus kotschyi
[One spot seabream]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Diplodus sargus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus sargus lineatus
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus sargus sargus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus sargus sargus
[White seabream]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus vulgaris (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus vulgaris
[Common two-banded seabream]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Evynnis cardinalis (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Evynnis cardinalis
[Threadfin porgy]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 43 cm TL

 
Evynnis ehrenbergii
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Evynnis mononematos
[]

Photo by King, D.R.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Gymnocrotaphus curvidens Günther, 1859

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Gymnocrotaphus curvidens
[Janbruin]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lagodon rhomboides (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Lagodon rhomboides
[Pinfish]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Lithognathus aureti Smith, 1962

Photo by SFSA
 
Lithognathus aureti
[West coast seabream]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Lithognathus lithognathus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by FAO
 
Lithognathus lithognathus
[White steenbras]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Lithognathus mormyrus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Lithognathus mormyrus
[Sand steenbras]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 25.6 cm SL

 
Lithognathus olivieri
[Steenbras]

Photo by Veiga, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Oblada melanura (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Veiga, P.
 
Oblada melanura
[Saddled seabream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Pachymetopon aeneum (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by FAO
 
Pachymetopon aeneum
[Blue hottentot]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Pachymetopon blochii (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by FAO
 
Pachymetopon blochii
[Hottentot seabream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Pachymetopon grande Günther, 1859

Photo by FAO
 
Pachymetopon grande
[Bronze seabream]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Pagellus acarne (Risso, 1827)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagellus acarne
[Axillary seabream]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Pagellus affinis Boulenger, 1888

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Pagellus affinis
[Arabian pandora]

Photo by Dammous, S.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm SL
Pagellus bellottii Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Dammous, S.
 
Pagellus bellottii
[Red pandora]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Pagellus bogaraveo (Brünnich, 1768)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagellus bogaraveo
[Blackspot seabream]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Pagellus erythrinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Pagellus erythrinus
[Common pandora]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pagellus natalensis Steindachner, 1903

Photo by FAO
 
Pagellus natalensis
[Natal pandora]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Pagrus africanus Akazaki, 1962

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagrus africanus
[Southern common seabream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Pagrus auratus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pagrus auratus
[Silver seabream]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Pagrus auriga Valenciennes, 1843

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Pagrus auriga
[Redbanded seabream]

Photo by De Sanctis, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 90 cm SL
Pagrus caeruleostictus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by De Sanctis, A.
 
Pagrus caeruleostictus
[Bluespotted seabream]

Photo by IGFA

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Pagrus major (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by IGFA
 
Pagrus major
[Red seabream]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Pagrus pagrus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagrus pagrus
[Red porgy]
No picture found
Asia

 
Parargyrops edita
[]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Petrus rupestris (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by FAO
 
Petrus rupestris
[Red steenbras]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Polyamblyodon germanum (Barnard, 1934)

Photo by SFSA
 
Polyamblyodon germanum
[German seabream]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Polyamblyodon gibbosum (Pellegrin, 1914)

Photo by SFSA
 
Polyamblyodon gibbosum
[Knife-back seabream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Polysteganus baissaci Smith, 1978

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Polysteganus baissaci
[Frenchman seabream]

Photo by First, D.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus (Klunzinger, 1870)

Photo by First, D.
 
Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus
[Blueskin seabream]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm SL

 
Polysteganus mascarenensis
[Mascarene Red Seabream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Polysteganus praeorbitalis (Günther, 1859)

Photo by FAO
 
Polysteganus praeorbitalis
[Scotsman seabream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Polysteganus undulosus (Regan, 1908)

Photo by FAO
 
Polysteganus undulosus
[Seventyfour seabream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Porcostoma dentata (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by FAO
 
Porcostoma dentata
[Dane seabream]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Pterogymnus laniarius (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by FAO
 
Pterogymnus laniarius
[Panga seabream]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Rhabdosargus globiceps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by FAO
 
Rhabdosargus globiceps
[White stumpnose]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Rhabdosargus haffara (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Rhabdosargus haffara
[Haffara seabream]

Photo by King, D.R.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Rhabdosargus holubi (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Rhabdosargus holubi
[Cape stumpnose]

Photo by Banks, I.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Rhabdosargus sarba (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Rhabdosargus sarba
[Goldlined seabream]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Rhabdosargus thorpei Smith, 1979

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Rhabdosargus thorpei
[Bigeye stumpnose]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 51 cm SL
Sarpa salpa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Sarpa salpa
[Salema]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Sparidentex hasta (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparidentex hasta
[Sobaity seabream]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Sparodon durbanensis (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by SFSA
 
Sparodon durbanensis
[Musselcracker seabream]

Photo by Pillon, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Sparus aurata Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Sparus aurata
[Gilthead seabream]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Spicara alta (Osório, 1917)

Photo by FAO
 
Spicara alta
[Bigeye picarel]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Spicara australis
[]

Photo by Leslie, R.

Western Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Spicara axillaris (Boulenger, 1900)

Photo by Leslie, R.
 
Spicara axillaris
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Spicara maena (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Spicara maena
[Blotched picarel]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Spicara martinicus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Spicara melanurus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Spicara melanurus
[Blackspot picarel]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Spicara nigricauda (Norman, 1931)

Photo by FAO
 
Spicara nigricauda
[Blacktail picarel]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Spicara smaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Spicara smaris
[Picarel]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Spondyliosoma cantharus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Spondyliosoma cantharus
[Black seabream]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Spondyliosoma emarginatum (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by FAO
 
Spondyliosoma emarginatum
[Steentjie seabream]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Stenotomus caprinus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Stenotomus caprinus
[Longspine porgy]

Photo by JJPhoto

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Stenotomus chrysops (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Stenotomus chrysops
[Scup]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Virididentex acromegalus (Osório, 1911)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Virididentex acromegalus
[Bulldog dentex]
147 Species of Family Sparidae
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2006 Acanthopagrus akazakii Western Pacific 18.5 SL
2013 Acanthopagrus arabicus Arabian yellowfin seabream Western Indian Ocean 25.8 SL
1859 Acanthopagrus australis Surf bream Southwest Pacific 66 SL
1775 Acanthopagrus berda Goldsilk seabream Indian Ocean, South Afric 90 TL
1775 Acanthopagrus bifasciatus Twobar seabream Western Indian Ocean 36.2 SL
1949 Acanthopagrus butcheri Southern black bream Indo-Pacific 60 TL
1801 Acanthopagrus catenula Bridled seabream Western Indian Ocean 36.4 SL
2008 Acanthopagrus chinshira Okinawan yellow-fin seabream Northwest Pacific 20.4 SL
1782 Acanthopagrus latus Yellowfin seabream Northwest Pacific 35.2 SL
1830 Acanthopagrus longispinnis Bengal yellowfin seabream Eastern Indian Ocean 20 SL
2013 Acanthopagrus morrisoni Western yellowfin seabream Eastern Indian Ocean 45 TL
2010 Acanthopagrus omanensis Black Margined Seabream Indian Ocean 14.5 SL
2010 Acanthopagrus pacificus Pacific seabream Western Pacific 50 SL
1935 Acanthopagrus palmaris North west black bream Eastern Indian Ocean 40 TL
2009 Acanthopagrus randalli Middle East Black Seabream Indian Ocean 32.2 SL
1854 Acanthopagrus schlegelii Blackhead seabream Northwest Pacific 50 SL
2013 Acanthopagrus sheim Spotted yellowfin seabream Western Indian Ocean 30 SL
1962 Acanthopagrus sivicolus Okinawa seabream Northwest Pacific 45 SL
2006 Acanthopagrus taiwanensis Taiwan picnic seabream Northwest Pacific 21.6 SL
1852 Acanthopagrus vagus Wandering seabream Africa 26.2 SL
1881 Archosargus pourtalesii Blackspot porgy Eastern Pacific 35.6 TL
1792 Archosargus probatocephalus Sheepshead Western Atlantic 91 TL
1758 Archosargus rhomboidalis Western Atlantic seabream Western Atlantic 33 TL
1927 Argyrops bleekeri Taiwan tai Western Pacific 40 TL
1830 Argyrops filamentosus Soldierbream Western Indian Ocean 70 TL
1870 Argyrops megalommatus Western Indian Ocean
1775 Argyrops spinifer King soldier bream Indo-West Pacific 70 TL
1830 Argyrozona argyrozona Carpenter seabream Western Indian Ocean 90 TL
1758 Boops boops Bogue Eastern Atlantic 36 TL
1892 Boops lineatus Striped boga Western Indian Ocean 25 TL
1861 Boopsoidea inornata Fransmadam Southeast Atlantic 40 TL
1882 Calamus arctifrons Grass porgy Western Central Atlantic 25 TL
1801 Calamus bajonado Jolthead porgy Western Atlantic 76 FL
1880 Calamus brachysomus Pacific porgy Eastern Pacific 61 TL
1830 Calamus calamus Saucereye porgy Western Atlantic 56 TL
1966 Calamus campechanus Campeche porgy Western Atlantic 21 TL
1966 Calamus cervigoni Spotfin porgy Western Atlantic 20 TL
1885 Calamus leucosteus Whitebone porgy Western Atlantic 46 TL
1966 Calamus mu Flathead porgy Southwest Atlantic 26.5 NG
1966 Calamus nodosus Knobbed porgy Western Atlantic 54.4 TL
1830 Calamus penna Sheepshead porgy Western Atlantic 46 TL
1868 Calamus pennatula Pluma porgy Western Atlantic 37 TL
1884 Calamus proridens Littlehead porgy Western Atlantic 46 TL
1840 Calamus taurinus Galapagos porgy Southeast Pacific 40 TL
1810 Centracanthus cirrus Curled picarel Eastern Atlantic 34 TL
1962 Cheimerius matsubarai Hoshierenko Northwest Pacific 60 SL
1830 Cheimerius nufar Santer seabream Western Indian Ocean 75 TL
1908 Chrysoblephus anglicus Englishman seabream Western Indian Ocean 100 TL
1830 Chrysoblephus cristiceps Daggerhead seabream Western Indian Ocean 75 TL
1830 Chrysoblephus gibbiceps Red stumpnose seabream Southeast Atlantic 75 TL
1830 Chrysoblephus laticeps Roman seabream Southeast Atlantic 50 TL
1925 Chrysoblephus lophus False red stumpnose Western Indian Ocean 50 TL
1908 Chrysoblephus puniceus Slinger seabream Western Indian Ocean 85 TL
1775 Crenidens crenidens Karanteen seabream Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
1861 Cymatoceps nasutus Black musselcracker Western Indian Ocean 150 TL
2007 Dentex abei Yellowfin sea bream Western Pacific 30.7 SL
1953 Dentex angolensis Angolan dentex Eastern Atlantic 37 TL
1970 Dentex barnardi Barnard's dentex Eastern Atlantic 40 TL
1881 Dentex canariensis Canary dentex Eastern Atlantic 100 SL
1954 Dentex congoensis Congo dentex Eastern Atlantic 50 TL
1758 Dentex dentex Common dentex Eastern Atlantic 100 TL
1999 Dentex fourmanoiri Southwest Pacific 21.5 SL
1810 Dentex gibbosus Pink dentex Eastern Atlantic 106 FL
1854 Dentex hypselosomus Yellowback sea-bream Northwest Pacific 30.6 SL
1791 Dentex macrophthalmus Large-eye dentex Eastern Atlantic 65 TL
1830 Dentex maroccanus Morocco dentex Eastern Atlantic 45 TL
1910 Dentex spariformis Saffronfin sea bream Indo Pacific 2.8 SL
1843 Dentex tumifrons Yellowback seabream Western Pacific 35 SL
1758 Diplodus annularis Annular seabream Eastern Atlantic 24 TL
1830 Diplodus argenteus argenteus South American silver porgy Western Atlantic 37.8 TL
1860 Diplodus argenteus caudimacula Silver porgy Western Central Atlantic 30 TL
1882 Diplodus bellottii Senegal seabream Eastern Atlantic 30 SL
1965 Diplodus bermudensis Bermuda porgy Western Atlantic 30 TL
1844 Diplodus capensis Cape white seabream Southeast Atlantic and We 45 TL
1838 Diplodus cervinus Zebra seabream Eastern Atlantic 55 TL
1830 Diplodus fasciatus Banded seabream Eastern Central Atlantic 40 TL
1878 Diplodus holbrookii Spottail seabream Western Atlantic 46 TL
1844 Diplodus hottentotus Zebra Western Indian Ocean 60 TL
1830 Diplodus noct Red Sea seabream Western Indian Ocean 25 TL
1984 Diplodus omanensis Oman porgy Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
1964 Diplodus prayensis Two-banded seabream Eastern Central Atlantic 35 TL
1792 Diplodus puntazzo Sharpsnout seabream Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1830 Diplodus sargus ascensionis Southeast Atlantic 22 TL
1974 Diplodus sargus cadenati Moroccan white seabream Eastern Atlantic 45 TL
1879 Diplodus sargus helenae St. Helena white seabream Southeast Atlantic 31 TL
1876 Diplodus sargus kotschyi One spot seabream Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
1830 Diplodus sargus lineatus Eastern Central Atlantic 28 TL
1758 Diplodus sargus sargus White seabream Eastern Atlantic 45 TL
1817 Diplodus vulgaris Common two-banded seabream Eastern Atlantic 45 TL
1802 Evynnis cardinalis Threadfin porgy Western Pacific 40 TL
1830 Evynnis ehrenbergii Eastern Atlantic 43 TL
2012 Evynnis mononematos Northwest Pacific
1859 Gymnocrotaphus curvidens Janbruin Southeast Atlantic 50 TL
1766 Lagodon rhomboides Pinfish Western Atlantic 40 TL
1962 Lithognathus aureti West coast seabream Southeast Atlantic 100 TL
1829 Lithognathus lithognathus White steenbras Southeast Atlantic 200 TL
1758 Lithognathus mormyrus Sand steenbras Eastern Atlantic 55 TL
1969 Lithognathus olivieri Steenbras Southeast Atlantic 25.6 SL
1758 Oblada melanura Saddled seabream Eastern Atlantic 34 TL
1908 Pachymetopon aeneum Blue hottentot Western Indian Ocean 55 TL
1830 Pachymetopon blochii Hottentot seabream Southeast Atlantic 46 TL
1859 Pachymetopon grande Bronze seabream Western Indian Ocean 65 TL
1827 Pagellus acarne Axillary seabream Eastern Atlantic and Medi 36 SL
1888 Pagellus affinis Arabian pandora Western Indian Ocean 37 TL
1882 Pagellus bellottii Red pandora Eastern Atlantic 42 SL
1768 Pagellus bogaraveo Blackspot seabream Eastern Atlantic 70 SL
1758 Pagellus erythrinus Common pandora Eastern Atlantic 60 SL
1903 Pagellus natalensis Natal pandora Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
1962 Pagrus africanus Southern common seabream Eastern Atlantic 75 TL
1801 Pagrus auratus Silver seabream Indo-Pacific 130 TL
1843 Pagrus auriga Redbanded seabream Eastern Atlantic 80 SL
1830 Pagrus caeruleostictus Bluespotted seabream Eastern Atlantic 90 SL
1843 Pagrus major Red seabream Northwest Pacific 100 SL
1758 Pagrus pagrus Red porgy Eastern Atlantic 91 TL
1916 Parargyrops edita Asia
1830 Petrus rupestris Red steenbras Southeast Atlantic 200 TL
1934 Polyamblyodon germanum German seabream Western Indian Ocean 45 TL
1914 Polyamblyodon gibbosum Knife-back seabream Western Indian Ocean 60 TL
1978 Polysteganus baissaci Frenchman seabream Western Indian Ocean 35 TL
1870 Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus Blueskin seabream Western Indian Ocean 60 TL
2011 Polysteganus mascarenensis Mascarene Red Seabream Indian Ocean 60 SL
1859 Polysteganus praeorbitalis Scotsman seabream Western Indian Ocean 90 TL
1908 Polysteganus undulosus Seventyfour seabream Western Indian Ocean 120 TL
1908 Porcostoma dentata Dane seabream Western Indian Ocean 36 TL
1830 Pterogymnus laniarius Panga seabream Southeast Atlantic 45 TL
1830 Rhabdosargus globiceps White stumpnose Southeast Atlantic 65 TL
1775 Rhabdosargus haffara Haffara seabream Western Indian Ocean 35 TL
1881 Rhabdosargus holubi Cape stumpnose Southeast Atlantic 40 TL
1775 Rhabdosargus sarba Goldlined seabream Indo-West Pacific 80 TL
1979 Rhabdosargus thorpei Bigeye stumpnose Western Indian Ocean 40 TL
1758 Sarpa salpa Salema Eastern Atlantic 51 SL
1830 Sparidentex hasta Sobaity seabream Western Indian Ocean 50 TL
1861 Sparodon durbanensis Musselcracker seabream Southeast Atlantic 120 TL
1758 Sparus aurata Gilthead seabream Eastern Atlantic 70 TL
1917 Spicara alta Bigeye picarel Eastern Central Atlantic 30 TL
1921 Spicara australis Southeast Atlantic and We 30 TL
1900 Spicara axillaris Western Indian Ocean and 38 TL
1758 Spicara maena Blotched picarel Eastern Atlantic 25 SL
1830 Spicara martinicus Western Central Atlantic
1830 Spicara melanurus Blackspot picarel Eastern Atlantic 30 TL
1931 Spicara nigricauda Blacktail picarel Eastern Atlantic 20 TL
1758 Spicara smaris Picarel Eastern Atlantic 20 TL
1758 Spondyliosoma cantharus Black seabream Eastern Atlantic 60 SL
1830 Spondyliosoma emarginatum Steentjie seabream Western Indian Ocean 45 TL
1882 Stenotomus caprinus Longspine porgy Western Atlantic 30 TL
1766 Stenotomus chrysops Scup Western Atlantic 46 TL
1911 Virididentex acromegalus Bulldog dentex Eastern Central Atlantic 52 TL



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