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Family: Ambassidae Asiatic glassfishes



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49 species (see list below)

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Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Ambassis agassizii
[Agassiz's olive glassfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Ambassis agrammus Günther, 1867

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ambassis agrammus
[Sailfin glass perchlet]

Photo by King, D.R.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ambassis ambassis (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Ambassis ambassis
[Commerson's glassy]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Ambassis buruensis Bleeker, 1856

Photo by FAO
 
Ambassis buruensis
[Buru glass perchlet]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Ambassis buton
[Buton glassy perchlet]

Photo by Keith, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ambassis dussumieri Cuvier, 1828

Photo by Keith, P.
 
Ambassis dussumieri
[Malabar glassy perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Ambassis elongata
[Yellowfin glassfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Ambassis fontoynonti
[]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Ambassis gymnocephalus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Ambassis gymnocephalus
[Bald glassy]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Ambassis interrupta Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Ambassis interrupta
[Long-spined glass perchlet]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Ambassis jacksoniensis
[Port Jackson perchlet]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL
Ambassis kopsii Bleeker, 1858

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Ambassis kopsii
[Freckled hawkfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

Oceania
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Ambassis macleayi (Castelnau, 1878)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ambassis macleayi
[Macleay's glass perchlet]

Photo by Purushottama, G.B.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Ambassis macracanthus Bleeker, 1849

Photo by Purushottama, G.B.
 
Ambassis macracanthus
[Estuarine glass perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Ambassis marianus
[Estuary perchlet]

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Ambassis miops Günther, 1872

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.
 
Ambassis miops
[Flag-tailed glass perchlet]

Photo by Satapoomin, U.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Ambassis nalua (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Ambassis nalua
[Scalloped perchlet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Ambassis natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ambassis natalensis
[Slender glassy]

Photo by FAO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ambassis urotaenia Bleeker, 1852

Photo by FAO
 
Ambassis urotaenia
[Banded-tail glassy perchlet]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Ambassis vachellii Richardson, 1846

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Ambassis vachellii
[Vachelli's glass perchlet]

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Chanda nama Hamilton, 1822

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Chanda nama
[Elongate glass-perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Denariusa australis
[Pennyfish]

Photo by Calypso Photolibrary

Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Gymnochanda filamentosa Fraser-Brunner, 1955

Photo by Calypso Photolibrary
 
Gymnochanda filamentosa
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Gymnochanda flamea
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Gymnochanda limi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Gymnochanda verae
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Paradoxodacna piratica Roberts, 1989

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Paradoxodacna piratica
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Parambassis alleni
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Parambassis altipinnis
[High-finned glass perchlet]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Parambassis apogonoides (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Parambassis apogonoides
[Iridescent glassy perchlet]

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Parambassis baculis (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Parambassis baculis
[Himalayan glassy perchlet]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Parambassis bistigmata
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Parambassis confinis
[Sepik glass perchlet]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Parambassis dayi
[Day's glassy perchlet]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Parambassis gulliveri (Castelnau, 1878)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Parambassis gulliveri
[Giant glassfish]

Photo by Mahalder, B.

Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Parambassis lala (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Parambassis lala
[Highfin glassy perchlet]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Parambassis macrolepis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Parambassis macrolepis
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Asia
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL
Parambassis pulcinella Kottelat, 2003

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Parambassis pulcinella
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Parambassis ranga (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Parambassis ranga
[Indian glassy fish]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Parambassis siamensis (Fowler, 1937)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Parambassis siamensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Parambassis tenasserimensis
[]

Photo by Johnson, J.A.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Parambassis thomassi (Day, 1870)

Photo by Johnson, J.A.
 
Parambassis thomassi
[Western Ghat glassy perchlet]

Photo by Udomrittiruj, K.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm NG
Parambassis vollmeri Roberts, 1995

Photo by Udomrittiruj, K.
 
Parambassis vollmeri
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Parambassis waikhomi
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Parambassis wolffii (Bleeker, 1850)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Parambassis wolffii
[Duskyfin glassy perchlet]
No picture found
Asia

 
Pseudambassis roberti
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Tetracentrum apogonoides
[Four-spined glass perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Tetracentrum caudovittatus
[Kokoda glass perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Tetracentrum honessi
[Honess' glass perchlet]
49 Species of Family Ambassidae
(Asiatic glassfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1867 Ambassis agassizii Agassiz's olive glassfish Oceania 7.5 SL
1867 Ambassis agrammus Sailfin glass perchlet Oceania 7.5 SL
1802 Ambassis ambassis Commerson's glassy Africa 15 TL
1856 Ambassis buruensis Buru glass perchlet Western Pacific 8.2 TL
1918 Ambassis buton Buton glassy perchlet Asia 5 SL
1828 Ambassis dussumieri Malabar glassy perchlet Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
1878 Ambassis elongata Yellowfin glassfish Oceania 7.5 TL
1932 Ambassis fontoynonti Africa 6 TL
1802 Ambassis gymnocephalus Bald glassy Indo-West Pacific 16 TL
1853 Ambassis interrupta Long-spined glass perchlet Asia 12 SL
1881 Ambassis jacksoniensis Port Jackson perchlet Southwest Pacific 7 SL
1858 Ambassis kopsii Freckled hawkfish Indo-Pacific 10.2 TL
1878 Ambassis macleayi Macleay's glass perchlet Oceania 9 SL
1849 Ambassis macracanthus Estuarine glass perchlet Asia and Oceania 10.5 SL
1880 Ambassis marianus Estuary perchlet Oceania 10 SL
1872 Ambassis miops Flag-tailed glass perchlet Indo-West Pacific 10.3 TL
1822 Ambassis nalua Scalloped perchlet Asia and Oceania 12.5 TL
1908 Ambassis natalensis Slender glassy Western Indian Ocean 9 SL
1852 Ambassis urotaenia Banded-tail glassy perchlet Indo-Pacific 14 TL
1846 Ambassis vachellii Vachelli's glass perchlet Indo-West Pacific. 6.5 SL
1822 Chanda nama Elongate glass-perchlet Asia 11 TL
1867 Denariusa australis Pennyfish Oceania 4.5 SL
1955 Gymnochanda filamentosa Asia 3.8 SL
1995 Gymnochanda flamea Asia 2.3 SL
1995 Gymnochanda limi Asia 2.2 SL
2011 Gymnochanda verae Asia 2.6 SL
1989 Paradoxodacna piratica Asia 9 SL
1993 Parambassis alleni Asia
1982 Parambassis altipinnis High-finned glass perchlet Asia 12 SL
1851 Parambassis apogonoides Iridescent glassy perchlet Asia 10 SL
1822 Parambassis baculis Himalayan glassy perchlet Asia 5 SL
2012 Parambassis bistigmata Asia 4.1 SL
1913 Parambassis confinis Sepik glass perchlet Oceania 10 SL
1874 Parambassis dayi Day's glassy perchlet Asia 17.5 TL
1878 Parambassis gulliveri Giant glassfish Asia and Oceania 24 SL
1822 Parambassis lala Highfin glassy perchlet Asia 3.8 SL
1856 Parambassis macrolepis Asia 9.7 SL
2003 Parambassis pulcinella Asia 8.0 SL
1822 Parambassis ranga Indian glassy fish Asia 8 TL
1937 Parambassis siamensis Asia 6 SL
1995 Parambassis tenasserimensis Asia 6.6 SL
1870 Parambassis thomassi Western Ghat glassy perchlet Asia 12 SL
1995 Parambassis vollmeri Asia 8 NG
2012 Parambassis waikhomi Asia 4.0 SL
1850 Parambassis wolffii Duskyfin glassy perchlet Asia 20 SL
1993 Pseudambassis roberti Asia
1883 Tetracentrum apogonoides Four-spined glass perchlet Oceania 12.5 SL
1935 Tetracentrum caudovittatus Kokoda glass perchlet Oceania 11 SL
1945 Tetracentrum honessi Honess' glass perchlet Oceania 11.5 SL



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