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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Lutjanidae Snappers
Subfamily: Lutjaninae
Genus: Macolor

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Macolor macularis Fowler, 1931

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Macolor macularis
[Midnight snapper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Macolor niger (Forsskål, 1775)

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Macolor niger
[Black and white snapper]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Macolor macularis Midnight snapper Western Pacific 60 TL 1931
Macolor niger Black and white snapper Indo-Pacific 75 TL 1775



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