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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Gerreidae Mojarras

Genus: Diapterus

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 42.8 cm TL
Diapterus auratus Ranzani, 1842

Photo by Photo by Duarte, L.O.
 
Diapterus auratus
[Irish mojarra]



Eastern Pacific, tropical
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Diapterus brevirostris (Sauvage, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diapterus brevirostris
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Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Diapterus peruvianus
[Peruvian mojarra]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Diapterus rhombeus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Duarte, L.O.
 
Diapterus rhombeus
[Caitipa mojarra]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diapterus auratus Irish mojarra Western Atlantic 42.8 TL 1842
Diapterus brevirostris Eastern Pacific, tropical 38 TL 1879
Diapterus peruvianus Peruvian mojarra Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1830
Diapterus rhombeus Caitipa mojarra Western Atlantic 40 TL 1829



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