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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Anthiinae
Genus: Odontanthias

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Indo-Pacific, South Afric
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Odontanthias borbonius (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Odontanthias borbonius
[Checked swallowtail]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Odontanthias caudicinctus
[Blackblotch swallowtail]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Odontanthias chrysostictus (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias chrysostictus
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No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Odontanthias dorsomaculatus
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Odontanthias elizabethae Fowler, 1923

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias elizabethae
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Odontanthias flagris Yoshino & Araga, 1975

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias flagris
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Odontanthias fuscipinnis (Jenkins, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias fuscipinnis
[Hawaiian deep anthias]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Odontanthias grahami Randall & Heemstra, 2006

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Odontanthias grahami
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No picture found

Max. Length 15.5 cm SL

 
Odontanthias hensleyi
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Odontanthias katayamai (Randall, Maugé & Plessis, 1979)

Photo by Photo by Tea, Y.-K.
 
Odontanthias katayamai
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 21.2 cm SL
Odontanthias randalli White, 2011

Photo by Photo by White, W.T.
 
Odontanthias randalli
[Lombok Swallowtail]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Odontanthias rhodopeplus (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Odontanthias rhodopeplus
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Odontanthias tapui (Randall, Maugé & Plessis, 1979)

Photo by Photo by Wass, R.C.
 
Odontanthias tapui
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Odontanthias unimaculatus (Tanaka, 1917)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Odontanthias unimaculatus
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Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Odontanthias wassi Randall & Heemstra, 2006

Photo by Photo by Tea, Y.-K.
 
Odontanthias wassi
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15 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Odontanthias borbonius Checked swallowtail Indo-Pacific, South Afric 15 SL 1828
Odontanthias caudicinctus Blackblotch swallowtail Southeast Atlantic and We 10 SL 1986
Odontanthias chrysostictus Western Pacific 20 SL 1872
Odontanthias dorsomaculatus Western Indian Ocean 13.4 SL 1986
Odontanthias elizabethae Eastern Central Pacific 10.9 SL 1923
Odontanthias flagris Northwest Pacific 20 SL 1975
Odontanthias fuscipinnis Hawaiian deep anthias Eastern Central Pacific 15.3 SL 1901
Odontanthias grahami Southwest Pacific 9.4 SL 2006
Odontanthias hensleyi Atlantic Ocean 15.5 SL 2012
Odontanthias katayamai Western Pacific 16.3 SL 1979
Odontanthias randalli Lombok Swallowtail Indo-Pacific 21.2 SL 2011
Odontanthias rhodopeplus Western Pacific 16 SL 1872
Odontanthias tapui Eastern Central Pacific 14.5 SL 1979
Odontanthias unimaculatus Western Pacific 20 SL 1917
Odontanthias wassi Central Pacific 12.3 SL 2006



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