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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Lutjanidae Snappers
Subfamily: Etelinae
Genus: Etelis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Etelis carbunculus Deep-water red snapper Indo-Pacific 127 FL 1828
Etelis coruscans Deepwater longtail red snapper Indo-Pacific 120 TL 1862
Etelis oculatus Queen snapper Western Atlantic 100 TL 1828
Etelis radiosus Pale snapper Indo-Pacific 80 SL 1981



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