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Family: Callanthiidae Splendid perches



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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Callanthias allporti Günther, 1876

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Callanthias allporti
[Splendid sea perch]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 49 cm SL
Callanthias australis Ogilby, 1899

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Callanthias australis
[Magnificent splendid perch]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Callanthias japonicus Franz, 1910

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Callanthias japonicus
[]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Callanthias legras Smith, 1948

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Callanthias legras
[Goldie]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.9 cm SL

 
Callanthias parini
[]
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Callanthias platei
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Callanthias ruber (Rafinesque, 1810)

Photo by Photo by De Sanctis, A.
 
Callanthias ruber
[Parrot seaperch]
No picture found


 
Callanthias splendens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Grammatonotus ambiortus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Grammatonotus brianne
[Batangas groppo]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Grammatonotus crosnieri (Fourmanoir, 1981)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Grammatonotus crosnieri
[Long-tailed groppo]
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Grammatonotus lanceolatus
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Grammatonotus laysanus Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Grammatonotus laysanus
[]
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Grammatonotus macrophthalmus
[]
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Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Grammatonotus roseus
[Rose groppo]
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Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Grammatonotus surugaensis
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16 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Callanthias allporti Splendid sea perch Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL 1876
Callanthias australis Magnificent splendid perch Western Pacific 49 SL 1899
Callanthias japonicus Northwest Pacific 20 SL 1910
Callanthias legras Goldie Southeast Atlantic 25 TL 1948
Callanthias parini Southeast Pacific 17.9 SL 1984
Callanthias platei Southeast Pacific 1898
Callanthias ruber Parrot seaperch Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1810
Callanthias splendens Southwest Pacific 1921
Grammatonotus ambiortus Eastern Central Pacific 12 SL 2006
Grammatonotus brianne Batangas groppo Western Pacific 8.4 SL 2016
Grammatonotus crosnieri Long-tailed groppo Western Central Pacific 12 SL 1981
Grammatonotus lanceolatus Western Indian Ocean 1976
Grammatonotus laysanus Western Central Pacific 12.8 SL 1905
Grammatonotus macrophthalmus Western Pacific 1982
Grammatonotus roseus Rose groppo Western Pacific 6.5 SL 1880
Grammatonotus surugaensis Northwest Pacific 8 SL 1980



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