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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae Porgies

Genus: Pagrus

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Pagrus africanus Akazaki, 1962

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagrus africanus
[Southern common seabream]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Pagrus auratus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pagrus auratus
[Silver seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Pagrus auriga Valenciennes, 1843

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Pagrus auriga
[Redbanded seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 90 cm SL
Pagrus caeruleostictus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by De Sanctis, A.
 
Pagrus caeruleostictus
[Bluespotted seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Pagrus major (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by IGFA
 
Pagrus major
[Red seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Pagrus pagrus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagrus pagrus
[Red porgy]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pagrus africanus Southern common seabream Eastern Atlantic 75 TL 1962
Pagrus auratus Silver seabream Indo-Pacific 130 TL 1801
Pagrus auriga Redbanded seabream Eastern Atlantic 80 SL 1843
Pagrus caeruleostictus Bluespotted seabream Eastern Atlantic 90 SL 1830
Pagrus major Red seabream Northwest Pacific 100 SL 1843
Pagrus pagrus Red porgy Eastern Atlantic 91 TL 1758



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