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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae Porgies

Genus: Diplodus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diplodus annularis Annular seabream Eastern Atlantic 27.5 TL 1758
Diplodus argenteus South American silver porgy Western Atlantic 37.8 TL 1830
Diplodus ascensionis Southeast Atlantic 22 TL 1830
Diplodus bellottii Senegal seabream Southwestern Mediterranea 30 SL 1882
Diplodus bermudensis Bermuda porgy Western Atlantic 30 TL 1965
Diplodus cadenati Moroccan white seabream Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1974
Diplodus capensis Cape white seabream Southeast Atlantic and We 45 TL 1844
Diplodus caudimacula Silver porgy Western Central Atlantic 30 TL 1860
Diplodus cervinus Zebra seabream Eastern Atlantic 55 TL 1838
Diplodus fasciatus Banded seabream Eastern Central Atlantic 45 TL 1830
Diplodus helenae St. Helena white seabream Southeast Atlantic 31 TL 1879
Diplodus holbrookii Spottail seabream Western Atlantic 46 TL 1878
Diplodus hottentotus Zebra Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1844
Diplodus kotschyi One spot seabream Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1876
Diplodus levantinus Eastern Mediterranean 23.1 SL 2016
Diplodus lineatus Eastern Central Atlantic 35 TL 1830
Diplodus noct Red Sea seabream Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1830
Diplodus omanensis Oman porgy Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1984
Diplodus prayensis Two-banded seabream Eastern Central Atlantic 35 TL 1964
Diplodus puntazzo Sharpsnout seabream Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1792
Diplodus sargus White seabream Mediterranean Sea, southw 45 TL 1758
Diplodus striatus Southwestern Indian Ocean 1883
Diplodus vulgaris Common two-banded seabream Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1817



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