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Family: Anthiadidae Fairy basslets or Streamer basses



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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 37 SL 1981
Acanthistius patachonicus Southwest Atlantic 31 SL 1840
Acanthistius paxtoni Orangelined wirrah Southwest Pacific 25.8 SL 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
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
Baldwinella aureorubens Streamer bass Western Atlantic 30 TL 1935
Baldwinella vivanus Red barbier Western Atlantic 25 TL 1885
Caesioperca lepidoptera Butterfly perch Eastern Indian Ocean and 30 TL 1801
Caesioperca rasor Barber perch Eastern Indian Ocean 25 TL 1839
Caprodon affinis Northwest Pacific 27.4 TL 1924
Caprodon krasyukovae Krasyukova's perch Western Pacific, Lord How 47 SL 1983
Caprodon longimanus Pink maomao Eastern and western South 55 FL 1859
Caprodon schlegelii Sunrise perch Southeastern Indian Ocean 35 TL 1859
Caprodon unicolor Elegant Anthias Eastern Pacific 22.8 SL 1975
Choranthias salmopunctatus Salmon-spotted jewelfish Eastern Central Atlantic 6.1 SL 1981
Choranthias tenuis Threadnose bass Atlantic Ocean. Western 1920
Dactylanthias aplodactylus Western Central Pacific 17 SL 1858
Dactylanthias baccheti Eastern Central Pacific 20.4 SL 2007
Epinephelides armatus Breaksea cod Eastern Indian Ocean 56 TL 1875
Giganthias immaculatus Northwest Pacific 42 TL 1954
Giganthias serratospinosus Spinyfin Perch Indian Ocean 23.7 SL 2012
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
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
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 13.8 TL 1913
Lepidoperca filamenta Western orange perch Eastern Indian Ocean 18 TL 1987
Lepidoperca inornata Southwest Pacific 1914
Lepidoperca magna Sharphead perch Southwest Pacific 1982
Lepidoperca occidentalis Slender orange perch Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL 1951
Lepidoperca pulchella Orange perch Southwest Pacific 28 TL 1899
Lepidoperca tasmanica Tasmanian perch Southwest Pacific 20 FL 1937
Luzonichthys earlei Earle's splitfin Indo-Pacific 5.5 TL 1981
Luzonichthys kiomeamea Rapa Nui splitfin Southeast Pacific 4.6 SL 2019
Luzonichthys microlepis Slender splitfin Western Indian Ocean 6.3 TL 1955
Luzonichthys seaver Seaver splitfin Western Central Pacific 4.6 SL 2015
Luzonichthys taeniatus Striped splitfin Western Pacific 5.5 TL 1992
Luzonichthys waitei Waite's splitfin Indo-Pacific 7 TL 1931
Luzonichthys whitleyi Whitley's splitfin Indo-Pacific 5.8 TL 1955
Luzonichthys williamsi Western Pacific 4.2 SL 1992
Meganthias carpenteri Yellowtop Jewelfish Eastern Atlantic 30.1 SL 2006
Meganthias filiferus Filamentous anthiine Indian Ocean 29.3 SL 2008
Meganthias kingyo Northwest Pacific 27.8 SL 2000
Meganthias natalensis Gorgeous swallowtail Western Indian Ocean 37.4 SL 1925
Mirolabrichthys evansi Yellowback anthias Indian Ocean 12 SL 1954
Mirolabrichthys pascalus Amethyst anthias Pacific Ocean 20 TL 1927
Mirolabrichthys tuka Yellowstriped fairy basslet Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1927
Nemanthias bartlettorum Bartletts' anthias Pacific Ocean 9 TL 1981
Nemanthias bicolor Bicolor anthias Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1979
Nemanthias carberryi Threadfin anthias Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1954
Nemanthias dispar Peach fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL 1955
Nemanthias regalis Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1981
Odontanthias borbonius Checked swallowtail Indo-Pacific, South Afric 15 SL 1828
Odontanthias caudicinctus Blackblotch swallowtail Southeast Atlantic and We 10 SL 1986
Odontanthias chrysostictus Western Pacific 20 SL 1872
Odontanthias dorsomaculatus Western Indian Ocean 13.4 SL 1986
Odontanthias elizabethae Eastern Central Pacific 10.9 SL 1923
Odontanthias flagris Northwest Pacific 20 SL 1975
Odontanthias fuscipinnis Hawaiian deep anthias Eastern Central Pacific 15.3 SL 1901
Odontanthias grahami Southwest Pacific 9.4 SL 2006
Odontanthias hensleyi Atlantic Ocean 15.5 SL 2012
Odontanthias katayamai Western Pacific 16.3 SL 1979
Odontanthias randalli Lombok Swallowtail Indo-Pacific 21.2 SL 2011
Odontanthias rhodopeplus Western Pacific 16 SL 1872
Odontanthias tapui Eastern Central Pacific 14.5 SL 1979
Odontanthias unimaculatus Western Pacific 20 SL 1917
Odontanthias wassi Central Pacific 12.3 SL 2006
Othos dentex Harlequin fish Eastern Indian Ocean 75 TL 1828
Plectranthias ahiahiata Sunset perchlet Southeast Pacific 4.0 SL 2018
Plectranthias alcocki Alcock’s deep-reef basslet Western Indian Ocean 7.2 SL 2014
Plectranthias alleni Allen's perchlet Eastern Indian Ocean 7.1 SL 1980
Plectranthias altipinnatus Northwest Pacific 4.5 SL 1980
Plectranthias anthioides Western Pacific. 25 TL 1872
Plectranthias azumanus Azuma perchlet Indo-West Pacific 12 SL 1910
Plectranthias bauchotae Western Indian Ocean 8.2 SL 1980
Plectranthias bennetti Bennett’s perchlet Western Pacific 5.5 SL 2015
Plectranthias bilaticlavia Southwest Pacific 1987
Plectranthias cirrhitoides Eastern Central Pacific 5.7 SL 1980
Plectranthias cruentus Bloody perchlet Southwest Pacific 5.7 SL 2020
Plectranthias elaine Western Indian Ocean 5.6 SL 2009
Plectranthias elongatus Pacific Ocean 5.4 SL 2011
Plectranthias exsul Southeast Pacific 15.8 SL 1983
Plectranthias ferrugineus Rusty perchlet Eastern Indian to Western 4.5 SL 2021
Plectranthias fijiensis Western Central Pacific 7.5 SL 1983
Plectranthias flammeus Flame perchlet Eastern Central Pacific 2013
Plectranthias foresti Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1977
Plectranthias fourmanoiri Doublespot perchlet Indo-Pacific Ocean. 4.7 TL 1980
Plectranthias gardineri Western Indian Ocean 3.2 SL 1908
Plectranthias garrupellus Apricot bass Western Atlantic 10 TL 1961
Plectranthias grahami Graham’s perchlet Southwestern Pacific 12.3 SL 2021
Plectranthias helenae Pacific Ocean 6.2 SL 1980
Plectranthias hinano Hinano’s perchlet Eastern Central Pacific 5.0 SL 2020
Plectranthias inermis Chequered perchlet Indo-West Pacific 4.5 SL 1980
Plectranthias intermedius Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL 1973
Plectranthias japonicus Japanese perchlet Indo-West Pacific 12.9 SL 1883
Plectranthias jothyi Indo-West Pacific 9.2 SL 1996
Plectranthias kamii Kami's perchlet Indo-Pacific Ocean 28 SL 1980
Plectranthias kelloggi Central Pacific 1903
Plectranthias klausewitzi Western Indian Ocean 5.5 SL 2006
Plectranthias knappi Western Central Pacific 6.6 SL 1996
Plectranthias lasti Trawl perchlet Western Pacific 6.8 SL 1995
Plectranthias longimanus Longfin perchlet Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SL 1913
Plectranthias maculicauda Spot-tail perchlet Southwest Pacific. 8.3 SL 1914
Plectranthias maugei Western Indian Ocean 5.8 SL 1980
Plectranthias mcgroutheri McGrouther’s perchlet Eastern Indian Ocean 7.6 SL 2021
Plectranthias megalepis Western Pacific 6.2 SL 1880
Plectranthias megalophthalmus Citron perchlet Indo-Pacific. 6.1 SL 1979
Plectranthias melanesius Melanesian perchlet Southwest Pacific 9.7 SL 1980
Plectranthias moretonensis Western Pacific 3.2 SL 2021
Plectranthias morgansi Flagfin Western Indian Ocean 5 SL 1961
Plectranthias nanus Bownband perchlet Pacific Ocean 4.0 SL 1980
Plectranthias nazcae Red splodge South Pacific, Nazca Ridg 15 SL 2008
Plectranthias normanby Four-eyes perchlet Western Pacific 2.7 SL 2021
Plectranthias pallidus Pale perchlet Western Pacific 7.6 SL 1995
Plectranthias parini Parin's anthias Southeast Pacific 1991
Plectranthias pelicieri Indian Ocean, from Maurit 4.8 SL 1994
Plectranthias polygonius Polygon perchlet Pacific Ocean 3.2 SL 2020
Plectranthias purpuralepis Purple-scaled perchlet Northwest Pacific 15.1 SL 2020
Plectranthias randalli Western Pacific. 11.1 SL 1980
Plectranthias retrofasciatus Western Pacific 6.2 SL 1979
Plectranthias robertsi Filamentous perchlet Western Pacific 9.0 SL 1995
Plectranthias rubrifasciatus Western Central Pacific 4.9 SL 1979
Plectranthias sagamiensis Western Pacific 6 SL 1964
Plectranthias sheni Northwest Pacific 11.5 SL 2002
Plectranthias taylori Eastern Central Pacific 23.8 SL 1980
Plectranthias vexillarius Western Indian Ocean 8.2 SL 1980
Plectranthias wheeleri Spotted perchlet Western Pacific 8.3 SL 1980
Plectranthias whiteheadi Western Pacific 7.7 SL 1980
Plectranthias winniensis Redblotch basslet Indo-Pacific 4 SL 1966
Plectranthias xanthomaculatus Northwest Pacific 5.8 SL 2011
Plectranthias yamakawai Western Pacific. 20 SL 1972
Pronotogrammus eos Bigeye bass Eastern Central Pacific 18 TL 1890
Pronotogrammus martinicensis Roughtongue bass Western Atlantic 20 TL 1868
Pronotogrammus multifasciatus Threadfin bass Eastern Pacific 28.5 TL 1863
Pseudanthias bimaculatus Two-spot basslet Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1955
Pseudanthias calloura Aurora anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL 2001
Pseudanthias caudalis Northwest Pacific 17 SL 1959
Pseudanthias charleneae Charlene's anthias Western Pacific 7.5 SL 2008
Pseudanthias cichlops Western Pacific 9.5 SL 1853
Pseudanthias connelli Harlequin goldie Western Indian Ocean 11 SL 1986
Pseudanthias conspicuus Indian Ocean 7.9 TL 1973
Pseudanthias cooperi Red-bar anthias Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1902
Pseudanthias elongatus Northwest Pacific 14 SL 1910
Pseudanthias emma Emma's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 10.7 SL 2018
Pseudanthias engelhardi Orangebar anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL 1982
Pseudanthias fasciatus One-stripe anthias Indo-Pacific 21 TL 1955
Pseudanthias flavicauda Yellowtail anthias Western Pacific 6.6 SL 2001
Pseudanthias fucinus Eastern Central Pacific 1985
Pseudanthias georgei George's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 7.9 SL 1976
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis Hawaiian longfin anthias Eastern Central Pacific 7.7 SL 1979
Pseudanthias heemstrai Orangehead anthias Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1989
Pseudanthias hiva Hiva basslet Eastern Central Pacific 10.0 SL 2001
Pseudanthias huchtii Red-cheeked fairy basslet Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1857
Pseudanthias hutomoi Hutomo's anthias Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1976
Pseudanthias hypselosoma Stocky anthias Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1878
Pseudanthias ignitus Flame anthias Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1981
Pseudanthias leucozonus Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1982
Pseudanthias lunulatus Lunate goldie Indo-West Pacific 8 SL 1973
Pseudanthias luzonensis Yellowlined anthias Oceania and Western Pacif 14.5 TL 1983
Pseudanthias manadensis Western Central Pacific 1856
Pseudanthias marcia Marcia's anthias Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1993
Pseudanthias mica Mica's anthias Western Central Pacific 5.7 SL 2012
Pseudanthias mooreanus Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1935
Pseudanthias nobilis Northwest Pacific 1910
Pseudanthias olivaceus Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1982
Pseudanthias oumati Saffron anthias Eastern Central Pacific 5.8 SL 2013
Pseudanthias paralourgus Purple-tip Anthias Western Pacific 13.4 SL 2021
Pseudanthias pictilis Painted anthias Western Pacific 13.5 TL 1978
Pseudanthias pillai Pillai’s anthias Indian Ocean 11.9 SL 2012
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia Square-spot fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 20 TL 1857
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus Resplendent goldie Western Indian Ocean 7 SL 1986
Pseudanthias randalli Randall's fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL 1978
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus Red-belted anthias Western Pacific 12 TL 1983
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus Thread-tail basslet Western Central Pacific 9.2 SL 1979
Pseudanthias sheni Shen's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 10.5 SL 1989
Pseudanthias squamipinnis Sea goldie Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1855
Pseudanthias taeniatus Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1884
Pseudanthias taira Northwest Pacific 10 TL 1931
Pseudanthias tequila Cave anthias Northwest Pacific 5.9 SL 2017
Pseudanthias thompsoni Hawaiian anthias Pacific Ocean 22 TL 1923
Pseudanthias townsendi Townsend's anthias Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1897
Pseudanthias venator Northwest Pacific 8.2 SL 1911
Pseudanthias ventralis Longfin anthias Pacific Ocean 7 TL 1979
Pseudanthias xanthomaculatus Western Central Pacific 1979
Pyronotanthias aurulentus Eastern Central Pacific 4.6 SL 1982
Pyronotanthias bimarginatus Margined anthias Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 2011
Pyronotanthias flavoguttatus Yellow-spotted anthias Indo-West Pacific 10.2 SL 1980
Pyronotanthias lori Lori's anthias Indo-Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1976
Pyronotanthias parvirostris Sunset anthias Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 1981
Pyronotanthias privitera Privitera's fairy basslet Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SL 2001
Pyronotanthias smithvanizi Princess anthias Indo-Pacific 9.5 TL 1981
Pyronotanthias timanoa Sunrise Anthias Western Pacific, New Cale 7.9 SL 2020
Pyronotanthias unimarginatus Western Indian Ocean 5.3 SL 2011
Rabaulichthys altipinnis Sailfin anthias Western Central Pacific 6 TL 1984
Rabaulichthys squirei Western Pacific 6.2 SL 2010
Rabaulichthys stigmaticus Spotfin anthias Western Indian Ocean 6 TL 1989
Rabaulichthys suzukii Northwest Pacific 6.4 SL 2001
Sacura boulengeri Boulenger's anthias Western Indian Ocean 19 TL 1973
Sacura margaritacea Western Pacific 13 SL 1879
Sacura parva Little fairy basslet Western Central Pacific. 12 TL 1979
Sacura sanguinea Andaman deepwater Anthias Eastern Inidan Ocean 12.4 SL 2017
Sacura speciosa Western Central Pacific 9.6 SL 1979
Selenanthias analis Pearl-spotted fairy basslet Western Pacific 13 SL 1918
Selenanthias barroi Western Pacific 13.3 SL 1982
Selenanthias myersi Western Pacific 8.7 SL 1995
Serranocirrhitus latus Hawkfish anthias Western Pacific 13 TL 1949
Tosana dampieriensis Dampierian threadtail Anthias Eastern Indian Ocean 4.8 SL 2021
Tosana longipinnis Longfin threadtail Anthias Western Pacific 11.8 SL 2021
Tosana niwae Threadtail anthias Western Pacific 16 SL 1906
Tosanoides annepatrice Western Pacific 6.9 SL 2018
Tosanoides aphrodite Aphrodite anthias Southwest Atlantic 6.0 SL 2018
Tosanoides filamentosus Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1953
Tosanoides flavofasciatus Western Pacific 9 SL 1980
Tosanoides obama Obama anthias Easten Central Pacific 4.3 SL 2016
Trachypoma macracanthus Toadstool groper Southwest Pacific. 22 TL 1859



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