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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae Porgies

Genus: Rhabdosargus

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Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Rhabdosargus globiceps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Rhabdosargus globiceps
[White stumpnose]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Rhabdosargus haffara (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Rhabdosargus haffara
[Haffara seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Rhabdosargus holubi (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Rhabdosargus holubi
[Cape stumpnose]
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Max. Length 28.9 cm SL

 
Rhabdosargus niger
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Rhabdosargus sarba (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Rhabdosargus sarba
[Goldlined seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Rhabdosargus thorpei Smith, 1979

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Rhabdosargus thorpei
[Bigeye stumpnose]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rhabdosargus globiceps White stumpnose Southeast Atlantic 65 TL 1830
Rhabdosargus haffara Haffara seabream Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1775
Rhabdosargus holubi Cape stumpnose Southeast Atlantic 40 TL 1881
Rhabdosargus niger Western Pacific 28.9 SL 2013
Rhabdosargus sarba Goldlined seabream Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1775
Rhabdosargus thorpei Bigeye stumpnose Western Indian Ocean 40 TL 1979



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