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

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Pristipomoides aquilonaris (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Pristipomoides aquilonaris
[Wenchman]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus (Valenciennes, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus
[Ornate jobfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Pristipomoides auricilla (Jordan, Evermann & Tanaka, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides auricilla
[Goldflag jobfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Pristipomoides filamentosus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides filamentosus
[Crimson jobfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Pristipomoides flavipinnis Shinohara, 1963

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides flavipinnis
[Golden eye jobfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23.3 cm TL
Pristipomoides freemani Anderson, 1966

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Pristipomoides freemani
[Slender wenchman]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Pristipomoides macrophthalmus (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pristipomoides macrophthalmus
[Cardinal snapper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Pristipomoides multidens (Day, 1871)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides multidens
[Goldbanded jobfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Pristipomoides sieboldii (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristipomoides sieboldii
[Lavender jobfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Pristipomoides typus Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Pristipomoides typus
[Sharptooth jobfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 57.5 cm FL
Pristipomoides zonatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Trevor, M.
 
Pristipomoides zonatus
[Oblique-banded snapper]



11 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pristipomoides aquilonaris Wenchman Western Atlantic 56 TL 1896
Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus Ornate jobfish Indo-Pacific 40 SL 1832
Pristipomoides auricilla Goldflag jobfish Indo-Pacific 45 TL 1927
Pristipomoides filamentosus Crimson jobfish Indo-Pacific 100 TL 1830
Pristipomoides flavipinnis Golden eye jobfish Pacific Ocean 50 SL 1963
Pristipomoides freemani Slender wenchman Western Atlantic 23.3 TL 1966
Pristipomoides macrophthalmus Cardinal snapper Western Central Atlantic 50 TL 1848
Pristipomoides multidens Goldbanded jobfish Indo-Pacific 90 TL 1871
Pristipomoides sieboldii Lavender jobfish Indo-Pacific 79 TL 1855
Pristipomoides typus Sharptooth jobfish Eastern Indian Ocean 70 TL 1852
Pristipomoides zonatus Oblique-banded snapper Indo-Pacific 57.5 FL 1830



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