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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae Porgies

Genus: Polysteganus

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Polysteganus baissaci Smith, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Polysteganus baissaci
[Frenchman seabream]
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Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Polysteganus cerasinus
[Cherry seabream]



Western Indian Ocean aand
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus (Klunzinger, 1870)

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Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus
[Blueskin seabream]
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Max. Length 26.5 cm SL

 
Polysteganus flavodorsalis
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Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Polysteganus lineopunctatus
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Max. Length 60 cm SL

 
Polysteganus mascarenensis
[Mascarene Red Seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Polysteganus praeorbitalis (Günther, 1859)

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Polysteganus praeorbitalis
[Scotsman seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Polysteganus undulosus (Regan, 1908)

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Polysteganus undulosus
[Seventyfour seabream]



8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Polysteganus baissaci Frenchman seabream Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1978
Polysteganus cerasinus Cherry seabream Western Indian Ocean 13.4 SL 2016
Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus Blueskin seabream Western Indian Ocean aand 60 TL 1870
Polysteganus flavodorsalis Western Indian Ocean 26.5 SL 2016
Polysteganus lineopunctatus Southwestern Indian Ocean 32 SL 1903
Polysteganus mascarenensis Mascarene Red Seabream Indian Ocean 60 SL 2011
Polysteganus praeorbitalis Scotsman seabream Western Indian Ocean 90 TL 1859
Polysteganus undulosus Seventyfour seabream Western Indian Ocean 120 TL 1908



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