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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Embiotocidae Surfperches

Genus: Amphistichus

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Photo by Østergaard, T.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Amphistichus argenteus Agassiz, 1854

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Amphistichus argenteus
[Barred surfperch]

Photo by Love, M.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Amphistichus koelzi (Hubbs, 1933)

Photo by Love, M.
 
Amphistichus koelzi
[Calico surfperch]

Photo by DeCloux, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Amphistichus rhodoterus (Agassiz, 1854)

Photo by DeCloux, R.
 
Amphistichus rhodoterus
[Redtail surfperch]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amphistichus argenteus Barred surfperch Eastern Pacific 43 TL 1854
Amphistichus koelzi Calico surfperch Eastern Pacific 31 TL 1933
Amphistichus rhodoterus Redtail surfperch Eastern Pacific 41 TL 1854



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