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Family: Pempheridae Sweepers



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32 species (see list below)

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Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Parapriacanthus dispar
[Deep bullseye]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Parapriacanthus elongatus (McCulloch, 1911)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Parapriacanthus elongatus
[Slender bullseye]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Parapriacanthus marei
[Redfin sweeper]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Parapriacanthus ransonneti Steindachner, 1870

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Parapriacanthus ransonneti
[Pigmy sweeper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL
Pempheris adspersa Griffin, 1927

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pempheris adspersa
[]

Photo by King, D.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Pempheris adusta Bleeker, 1877

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Pempheris adusta
[Dusky sweeper]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Pempheris affinis
[Black-tipped bullseye]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pempheris analis Waite, 1910

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pempheris analis
[Bronze sweeper]

Photo by Heemstra, P.C./SAIAB

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Pempheris bexillon Mooi & Randall, 2014

Photo by Heemstra, P.C./SAIAB
 
Pempheris bexillon
[]

Photo by Yau, B.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pempheris compressa (White, 1790)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Pempheris compressa
[Small-scale bullseye]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pempheris japonica Döderlein, 1883

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pempheris japonica
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pempheris klunzingeri McCulloch, 1911

Photo by CSIRO
 
Pempheris klunzingeri
[Klunzinger's bullseye]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Pempheris malabarica Cuvier, 1931

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pempheris malabarica
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Pempheris mangula Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pempheris mangula
[Black-edged sweeper]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm NG
Pempheris molucca Cuvier, 1829

Photo by CSIRO
 
Pempheris molucca
[]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Pempheris multiradiata Klunzinger, 1879

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pempheris multiradiata
[Common bullseye]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL
Pempheris nesogallica Cuvier, 1831

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pempheris nesogallica
[]

Photo by Fisheries Research Institute, Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Pempheris nyctereutes Jordan & Evermann, 1902

Photo by Fisheries Research Institute, Taiwan
 
Pempheris nyctereutes
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Pempheris ornata
[Orangelined bullseye]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Pempheris otaitensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Pempheris oualensis Cuvier, 1831

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pempheris oualensis
[Silver sweeper]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Pempheris poeyi
[Curved sweeper]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Pempheris rapa
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Pempheris sarayu Randall & Bineesh, 2014

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pempheris sarayu
[]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pempheris schomburgkii Müller & Troschel, 1848

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Pempheris schomburgkii
[Glassy sweeper]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Pempheris schreineri
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Pacific Ocean. Allopatri
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pempheris schwenkii Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Pempheris schwenkii
[Black-stripe sweeper]

Photo by Field, R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Pempheris tominagai Koeda, Yoshino & Tachihara, 2014

Photo by Field, R.
 
Pempheris tominagai
[]

Photo by Koeda, K.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 19.7 cm SL
Pempheris ufuagari Koeda, Yoshino & Tachihara, 2013

Photo by Koeda, K.
 
Pempheris ufuagari
[Crown sweeper]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pempheris vanicolensis Cuvier, 1831

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pempheris vanicolensis
[Vanikoro sweeper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pempheris xanthoptera Tominaga, 1963

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pempheris xanthoptera
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Pempheris ypsilychnus
[Ypsilon bullseye]
32 Species of Family Pempheridae
(Sweepers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1935 Parapriacanthus dispar Deep bullseye Western Central Pacific. 16 TL
1911 Parapriacanthus elongatus Slender bullseye Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1971 Parapriacanthus marei Redfin sweeper Western Central Pacific. 10 TL
1870 Parapriacanthus ransonneti Pigmy sweeper Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
1927 Pempheris adspersa Southwest Pacific 15.8 SL
1877 Pempheris adusta Dusky sweeper Indo-Pacific 17 TL
1911 Pempheris affinis Black-tipped bullseye Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL
1910 Pempheris analis Bronze sweeper Southwest Pacific 20 TL
2014 Pempheris bexillon Western Indian Ocean 13.7 SL
1790 Pempheris compressa Small-scale bullseye Southwest Pacific 20 TL
1883 Pempheris japonica Western Pacific 18 TL
1911 Pempheris klunzingeri Klunzinger's bullseye Eastern Indian Ocean 18 TL
1931 Pempheris malabarica Indo-West Pacific 14.7 SL
1829 Pempheris mangula Black-edged sweeper Indian Ocean 16 TL
1829 Pempheris molucca Indo-West Pacific 15 NG
1879 Pempheris multiradiata Common bullseye Indo-West Pacific 28 TL
1831 Pempheris nesogallica Western Indian Ocean 13.9 SL
1902 Pempheris nyctereutes Northwest Pacific 18 SL
1996 Pempheris ornata Orangelined bullseye Eastern Indian Ocean 7.5 SL
1831 Pempheris otaitensis Indo-Pacific. 13.1 SL
1831 Pempheris oualensis Silver sweeper Indo-Pacific 22 TL
1885 Pempheris poeyi Curved sweeper Western Atlantic 15 TL
1998 Pempheris rapa Eastern Central Pacific 13.5 SL
2014 Pempheris sarayu Indian Ocean 13 SL
1848 Pempheris schomburgkii Glassy sweeper Western Atlantic 15 TL
1915 Pempheris schreineri Southwest Atlantic
1855 Pempheris schwenkii Black-stripe sweeper Pacific Ocean. Allopatri 15 TL
2014 Pempheris tominagai Indian Ocean 11.7 SL
2013 Pempheris ufuagari Crown sweeper Northwest Pacific 19.7 SL
1831 Pempheris vanicolensis Vanikoro sweeper Indo-West Pacific 20 TL
1963 Pempheris xanthoptera Northwest Pacific 15 TL
1996 Pempheris ypsilychnus Ypsilon bullseye Indo-West Pacific 12.1 SL



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