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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Girellidae Nibblers

Genus: Girella

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Girella albostriata
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Girella cyanea Macleay, 1881

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Girella cyanea
[Blue drummer]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Girella elevata Macleay, 1881

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Girella elevata
[Black drummer]
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Girella feliciana
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Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Girella fimbriata
[Caramel drummer]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Girella freminvillii (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Meyer, T.
 
Girella freminvillii
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Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 38.3 cm TL
Girella laevifrons (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Girella laevifrons
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm SL
Girella leonina (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Stender, K.
 
Girella leonina
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Girella mezina Jordan & Starks, 1907

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Girella mezina
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Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm NG
Girella nebulosa Kendall & Radcliffe, 1912

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Girella nebulosa
[Rapanui nibbler]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Girella nigricans (Ayres, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Shelton, J.
 
Girella nigricans
[Opaleye]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Girella punctata Gray, 1835

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Girella punctata
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Girella simplex
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Girella simplicidens Osburn & Nichols, 1916

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Girella simplicidens
[Gulf opal eye]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Girella stuebeli Troschel, 1866

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Girella stuebeli
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Girella tephraeops (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Girella tephraeops
[Rock blackfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 71 cm FL
Girella tricuspidata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Girella tricuspidata
[Parore]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Girella zebra (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Girella zebra
[Zebra fish]
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Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Girella zonata
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19 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Girella albostriata Southeast Pacific 1898
Girella cyanea Blue drummer Southwest Pacific 20 SL 1881
Girella elevata Black drummer Southwest Pacific 62 TL 1881
Girella feliciana Southeast Pacific 1938
Girella fimbriata Caramel drummer Southwest Pacific 36 TL 1920
Girella freminvillii Southeast Pacific 45 TL 1846
Girella laevifrons Southeast Pacific 38.3 TL 1846
Girella leonina Western Central Pacific 46 SL 1846
Girella mezina Western Pacific 45 TL 1907
Girella nebulosa Rapanui nibbler Southeast Pacific 30 NG 1912
Girella nigricans Opaleye Eastern Central Pacific 66 TL 1860
Girella punctata Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1835
Girella simplex Southwestern Pacific 1848
Girella simplicidens Gulf opal eye Eastern Central Pacific 46 TL 1916
Girella stuebeli Eastern Central Atlantic 24 TL 1866
Girella tephraeops Rock blackfish Eastern Indian Ocean 61 TL 1846
Girella tricuspidata Parore Western Pacific 71 FL 1824
Girella zebra Zebra fish Indo-Pacific 34 TL 1846
Girella zonata Eastern Atlantic 21 TL 1859



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