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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Terapontidae Grunters or tigerperches

Genus: Pelates

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Pelates octolineatus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Pelates octolineatus
[Western striped grunter]
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Pelates qinglanensis
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pelates quadrilineatus (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pelates quadrilineatus
[Fourlined terapon]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pelates octolineatus Western striped grunter Eastern Indian Ocean 28 TL 1840
Pelates qinglanensis Northwest Pacific 1991
Pelates quadrilineatus Fourlined terapon Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1790



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