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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Centrarchiformes
Family: Cirrhitidae Hawkfishes

Genus: Amblycirrhitus

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Amblycirrhitus bimacula (Jenkins, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblycirrhitus bimacula
[Twospot hawkfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Amblycirrhitus earnshawi Lubbock, 1978

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Amblycirrhitus earnshawi
[White hawkfish]
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Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Amblycirrhitus oxyrhynchos
[Sharpsnout hawkfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Amblycirrhitus pinos (Mowbray, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Amblycirrhitus pinos
[Redspotted hawkfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Amblycirrhitus unimacula (Kamohara, 1957)

Photo by Photo by Wass, R.C.
 
Amblycirrhitus unimacula
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amblycirrhitus bimacula Twospot hawkfish Indo-Pacific 8.5 SL 1903
Amblycirrhitus earnshawi White hawkfish Eastern Atlantic 6.7 SL 1978
Amblycirrhitus oxyrhynchos Sharpsnout hawkfish Western Central Pacific. 5.2 TL 1858
Amblycirrhitus pinos Redspotted hawkfish Western Atlantic 9.5 SL 1927
Amblycirrhitus unimacula Pacific Ocean 8.5 TL 1957



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