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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae Porgies

Genus: Diplodus

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 27.5 cm TL
Diplodus annularis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus annularis
[Annular seabream]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 37.8 cm TL
Diplodus argenteus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Diplodus argenteus
[South American silver porgy]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Diplodus ascensionis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Hook, T.J.
 
Diplodus ascensionis
[]



Southwestern Mediterranea
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Diplodus bellottii (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus bellottii
[Senegal seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Diplodus bermudensis
[Bermuda porgy]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus cadenati de la Paz, Bauchot & Daget, 1974

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Diplodus cadenati
[Moroccan white seabream]



Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus capensis (Smith, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplodus capensis
[Cape white seabream]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplodus caudimacula (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Diplodus caudimacula
[Silver porgy]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Diplodus cervinus (Lowe, 1838)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplodus cervinus
[Zebra seabream]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus fasciatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus fasciatus
[Banded seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Diplodus helenae (Sauvage, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus helenae
[St. Helena white seabream]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Diplodus holbrookii (Bean, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus holbrookii
[Spottail seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Diplodus hottentotus (Smith, 1844)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Diplodus hottentotus
[Zebra]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplodus kotschyi (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplodus kotschyi
[One spot seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.1 cm SL

 
Diplodus levantinus
[]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Diplodus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus lineatus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Diplodus noct (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Diplodus noct
[Red Sea seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplodus omanensis Bauchot & Bianchi, 1984

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Diplodus omanensis
[Oman porgy]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Diplodus prayensis Cadenat, 1964

Photo by Photo by Pinheiro, P.
 
Diplodus prayensis
[Two-banded seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Diplodus puntazzo (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus puntazzo
[Sharpsnout seabream]



Mediterranean Sea, southw
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus sargus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus sargus
[White seabream]
No picture found


 
Diplodus striatus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus vulgaris (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus vulgaris
[Common two-banded seabream]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diplodus annularis Annular seabream Eastern Atlantic 27.5 TL 1758
Diplodus argenteus South American silver porgy Western Atlantic 37.8 TL 1830
Diplodus ascensionis Southeast Atlantic 22 TL 1830
Diplodus bellottii Senegal seabream Southwestern Mediterranea 30 SL 1882
Diplodus bermudensis Bermuda porgy Western Atlantic 30 TL 1965
Diplodus cadenati Moroccan white seabream Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1974
Diplodus capensis Cape white seabream Southeast Atlantic and We 45 TL 1844
Diplodus caudimacula Silver porgy Western Central Atlantic 30 TL 1860
Diplodus cervinus Zebra seabream Eastern Atlantic 55 TL 1838
Diplodus fasciatus Banded seabream Eastern Central Atlantic 45 TL 1830
Diplodus helenae St. Helena white seabream Southeast Atlantic 31 TL 1879
Diplodus holbrookii Spottail seabream Western Atlantic 46 TL 1878
Diplodus hottentotus Zebra Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1844
Diplodus kotschyi One spot seabream Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1876
Diplodus levantinus Eastern Mediterranean 23.1 SL 2016
Diplodus lineatus Eastern Central Atlantic 35 TL 1830
Diplodus noct Red Sea seabream Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1830
Diplodus omanensis Oman porgy Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1984
Diplodus prayensis Two-banded seabream Eastern Central Atlantic 35 TL 1964
Diplodus puntazzo Sharpsnout seabream Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1792
Diplodus sargus White seabream Mediterranean Sea, southw 45 TL 1758
Diplodus striatus Southwestern Indian Ocean 1883
Diplodus vulgaris Common two-banded seabream Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1817



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