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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Bramidae Pomfrets

Genus: Brama

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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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