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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pseudochromidae Dottybacks
Subfamily: Pseudoplesiopinae
Genus: Pseudoplesiops

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudoplesiops annae Anna's dottyback Western Pacific. 3.7 TL 1913
Pseudoplesiops collare Collared dottyback Western Pacific 3.1 SL 1991
Pseudoplesiops howensis Lord Howe Dottyback Western Central Pacific 2.8 SL 1987
Pseudoplesiops immaculatus Immaculate dottyback Indo-West Pacific 4 TL 2002
Pseudoplesiops occidentalis Western Indian Ocean 2002
Pseudoplesiops revellei Bearded dottyback Pacific Ocean 3.5 TL 1953
Pseudoplesiops rosae Rose Island basslet Indo-West Pacific 2.3 SL 1943
Pseudoplesiops typus Hidden basslet Western Central Pacific 4.6 SL 1858
Pseudoplesiops wassi Fleckfin dottyback Pacific Ocean 2.9 SL 2003



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