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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Acropomatidae Lanternbellies, temperate ocean-basses

Genus: Malakichthys

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Indo-west Pacific
Max. Length 18.0 cm SL
Malakichthys barbatus Yamanoue & Yoseda, 2001

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Malakichthys barbatus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Malakichthys elegans Matsubara & Yamaguti, 1943

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Malakichthys elegans
[Splendid seabass]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Malakichthys griseus Döderlein, 1883

Photo by Photo by National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Taiwan
 
Malakichthys griseus
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL
Malakichthys levis Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2002

Photo by Photo by Yamanoue, Y.
 
Malakichthys levis
[Smooth seabass]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Malakichthys mochizuki Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2002

Photo by Photo by Yamanoue, Y.
 
Malakichthys mochizuki
[Mochizuki's seabass]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Malakichthys similis Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2004

Photo by Photo by Yamanoue, Y.
 
Malakichthys similis
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Malakichthys wakiyae Jordan & Hubbs, 1925

Photo by Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Malakichthys wakiyae
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7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Malakichthys barbatus Indo-west Pacific 18.0 SL 2001
Malakichthys elegans Splendid seabass Indo-West Pacific 20 SL 1943
Malakichthys griseus Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1883
Malakichthys levis Smooth seabass Eastern Indian Ocean 15.9 SL 2002
Malakichthys mochizuki Mochizuki's seabass Western Pacific 14 SL 2002
Malakichthys similis Western Pacific 15 SL 2004
Malakichthys wakiyae Northwest Pacific 15 TL 1925



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