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Family: Plesiopidae Roundheads

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthoclinus fuscus Rockfish Southwest Pacific 30 TL 1841
Acanthoclinus littoreus Southwest Pacific 12.6 TL 1801
Acanthoclinus marilynae Stout rockfish Southwest Pacific 17 TL 1985
Acanthoclinus matti Southwest Pacific 1985
Acanthoclinus rua Little rockfish Southwest Pacific 11.5 TL 1985
Acanthoplesiops cappuccino Red Sea spiny basslet Western Indian Ocean 1.6 SL 2013
Acanthoplesiops echinatus Hiatt's longfin Western Pacific 4 TL 1990
Acanthoplesiops hiatti Hiatt's basslet Western Pacific 2.4 SL 1953
Acanthoplesiops indicus Scottie Indian Ocean 5 TL 1888
Acanthoplesiops naka Tongan spiny basslet Eastern Central Pacific 1.0 SL 2004
Acanthoplesiops psilogaster Barebelly longfin Western Pacific 2.3 SL 1985
Assessor flavissimus Yellow devilfish Western Central Pacific 6 TL 1976
Assessor macneilli Blue devilfish Western Pacific 6 TL 1935
Assessor randalli Western Pacific. 4 TL 1976
Beliops batanensis Batan longfin Western Central Pacific 2.4 TL 1990
Beliops xanthokrossos Southern longfin Eastern Indian Ocean 2.6 TL 1985
Belonepterygion fasciolatum Barred spiny basslet Western Pacific 5 TL 1889
Calloplesiops altivelis Comet Indo-Pacific 20 TL 1903
Calloplesiops argus Western Central Pacific 16 TL 1930
Fraudella carassiops Carp prettyfin Western Central Pacific 1935
Notograptus gregoryi Shark Bay eel-blenny Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL 1941
Notograptus guttatus Spotted eel blenny Western Pacific 10.6 SL 1867
Paraplesiops alisonae Alison's blue devil Southwest Pacific 15 TL 1984
Paraplesiops bleekeri Eastern blue devil Southwest Pacific 1861
Paraplesiops meleagris Southern blue devil Eastern Indian Ocean 33 TL 1869
Paraplesiops poweri Northern blue devil Southwest Pacific 8.3 SL 1908
Paraplesiops sinclairi Western blue devil Eastern Indian Ocean 22 TL 1987
Plesiops auritus Earspot longfin Indo-Pacific 7.6 SL 1995
Plesiops cephalotaenia Headstripe longfin Western Pacific 7.7 TL 1955
Plesiops coeruleolineatus Crimsontip longfin Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1835
Plesiops corallicola Bluegill longfin Indo-Pacific 18 TL 1853
Plesiops facicavus Poreface longfin Western Central Pacific 4.6 SL 1995
Plesiops genaricus Cheekveil longfin Western Pacific 8.2 SL 1991
Plesiops gracilis Threadfin longfin Western Pacific 7 SL 1991
Plesiops insularis Island longfin Southwest Pacific 9.8 SL 1991
Plesiops malalaxus Western Indian Ocean 11 SL 1995
Plesiops multisquamata Spotted longfin Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1955
Plesiops mystaxus Moustache longfin Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1995
Plesiops nakaharae Northwest Pacific 14 TL 1917
Plesiops nigricans Whitespotted longfin Western Indian Ocean 17 TL 1828
Plesiops oxycephalus Sharp-nosed longfin Indo-West Pacific. from 6 TL 1855
Plesiops polydactylus Western Pacific 4.6 SL 1995
Plesiops thysanopterus Tasselfin longfin Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3 SL 1995
Plesiops verecundus Redtip longfin Western Pacific 9.5 SL 1995
Steeneichthys nativitatus Christmas longfin Eastern Indian Ocean 3.2 TL 1987
Steeneichthys plesiopsus Steene's prettyfin Western Pacific 3 TL 1985
Trachinops brauni Bluelined hulafish Eastern Indian Ocean 8 TL 1977
Trachinops caudimaculatus Southern hulafish Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1890
Trachinops noarlungae Yellowhead hulafish Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL 1974
Trachinops taeniatus Eastern hulafish Southwest Pacific 1861

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