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Family: Lethrinidae Emperors or scavengers

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gnathodentex aureolineatus Striped large-eye bream Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1802
Gymnocranius audleyi Collared large-eye bream Western Pacific 40 TL 1916
Gymnocranius elongatus Forktail large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1973
Gymnocranius euanus Japanese large-eye bream Western Pacific 45 TL 1879
Gymnocranius frenatus Yellowsnout large-eye bream Western Pacific 35 TL 1873
Gymnocranius grandoculis Blue-lined large-eye bream Indo-Pacific 80 TL 1830
Gymnocranius griseus Grey large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1843
Gymnocranius microdon Blue-spotted large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1851
Gymnocranius oblongus Pacific Ocean 35.8 SL 2010
Gymnocranius satoi Blacknape large-eye bream Western Pacific 42.2 SL 2013
Gymnocranius superciliosus Eyebrowed large-eye bream. Southwest Pacific 43 SL 2013
Lethrinus amboinensis Ambon emperor Pacific Ocean 70 TL 1854
Lethrinus atkinsoni Pacific yellowtail emperor Pacific Ocean 50 TL 1910
Lethrinus atlanticus Atlantic emperor Eastern Central Atlantic 50 TL 1830
Lethrinus borbonicus Snubnose emperor Indian Ocean 40 TL 1830
Lethrinus conchyliatus Redaxil emperor Indian Ocean 76 TL 1959
Lethrinus crocineus Yellowtail emperor Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1959
Lethrinus enigmaticus Blackeye emperor Western Indian Ocean 55 TL 1959
Lethrinus erythracanthus Orange-spotted emperor Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1830
Lethrinus erythropterus Longfin emperor Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1830
Lethrinus genivittatus Longspine emperor Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1830
Lethrinus haematopterus Chinese emperor Northwest Pacific 45 TL 1844
Lethrinus harak Thumbprint emperor Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1775
Lethrinus laticaudis Grass emperor Western Pacific 56 TL 1877
Lethrinus lentjan Pink ear emperor Indo-West Pacific 52 TL 1802
Lethrinus mahsena Sky emperor Indian Ocean 65 TL 1775
Lethrinus microdon Smalltooth emperor Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1830
Lethrinus miniatus Trumpet emperor Western Pacific 90 TL 1801
Lethrinus nebulosus Spangled emperor Indo-West Pacific 87 TL 1775
Lethrinus obsoletus Orange-striped emperor Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1775
Lethrinus olivaceus Longface emperor Indo-West Pacific 100 TL 1830
Lethrinus ornatus Ornate emperor Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1830
Lethrinus ravus Drab emperor Western Pacific 25 SL 2003
Lethrinus reticulatus Red snout emperor Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1830
Lethrinus rubrioperculatus Spotcheek emperor Indo-Pacific 50 TL 1978
Lethrinus semicinctus Black blotch emperor Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1830
Lethrinus variegatus Slender emperor Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1830
Lethrinus xanthochilus Yellowlip emperor Indo-Pacific 70 FL 1870
Monotaxis grandoculis Humpnose big-eye bream Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1775
Monotaxis heterodon Redfin emperor Indo-West Pacific 1854
Wattsia mossambica Mozambique large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 55 TL 1957

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