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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Bramidae Pomfrets

Genus: Brama

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Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm SL
Brama australis Valenciennes, 1838

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Brama australis
[Southern rays bream]



Atlantic, Indian and Sout
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Brama brama (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Monteiro, P.
 
Brama brama
[Atlantic pomfret]



Atlantic Ocean and Medite
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Brama caribbea Mead, 1972

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Brama caribbea
[Caribbean pomfret]



Circumtropical. Western
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Brama dussumieri Cuvier, 1831

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Brama dussumieri
[Lesser bream]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Brama japonica Hilgendorf, 1878

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Brama japonica
[Pacific pomfret]



Western Pacific (Ref. 559

Brama myersi Mead, 1972

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Brama myersi
[Myers' pomfret]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Brama orcini Cuvier, 1831

Photo by Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Brama orcini
[Bigtooth pomfret]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Brama pauciradiata Moteki, Fujita & Last, 1995

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Brama pauciradiata
[Shortfin pomfret]



8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brama australis Southern rays bream Southeast Pacific 47 SL 1838
Brama brama Atlantic pomfret Atlantic, Indian and Sout 100 TL 1788
Brama caribbea Caribbean pomfret Atlantic Ocean and Medite 25 TL 1972
Brama dussumieri Lesser bream Circumtropical. Western 22.5 SL 1831
Brama japonica Pacific pomfret Pacific Ocean 61 TL 1878
Brama myersi Myers' pomfret Western Pacific (Ref. 559 1972
Brama orcini Bigtooth pomfret Indo-Pacific 42 TL 1831
Brama pauciradiata Shortfin pomfret Indo-Pacific 8.2 SL 1995



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