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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Sciaenidae Drums or croakers

Genus: Otolithes

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Otolithes cuvieri Trewavas, 1974

Photo by Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Otolithes cuvieri
[Lesser tigertooth croaker]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Otolithes ruber (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Otolithes ruber
[Tigertooth croaker]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Otolithes cuvieri Lesser tigertooth croaker Western Indian Ocean 39 TL 1974
Otolithes ruber Tigertooth croaker Indo-West Pacific 90 TL 1801



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