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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Diploprioninae
Genus: Diploprion

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Diploprion bifasciatum Cuvier, 1828

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Diploprion bifasciatum
[Barred soapfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Diploprion drachi Roux-Estève, 1955

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Diploprion drachi
[Yellowfin soapfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diploprion bifasciatum Barred soapfish Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1828
Diploprion drachi Yellowfin soapfish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1955



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