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

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Pseudanthias albofasciatus
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Pseudanthias aurulentus (Randall & McCosker, 1982)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias aurulentus
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pseudanthias bartlettorum (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Mayo, M.
 
Pseudanthias bartlettorum
[Bartletts' anthias]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pseudanthias bicolor (Randall, 1979)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias bicolor
[Bicolor anthias]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Pseudanthias bimaculatus (Smith, 1955)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias bimaculatus
[Two-spot basslet]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pseudanthias bimarginatus Randall, 2011

Photo by Photo by Steene, R.
 
Pseudanthias bimarginatus
[Margined anthias]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pseudanthias calloura
[Aurora anthias]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Pseudanthias caudalis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias charleneae Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudanthias charleneae
[Charlene's anthias]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias cichlops (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Pseudanthias cichlops
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Pseudanthias connelli (Heemstra & Randall, 1986)

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Pseudanthias connelli
[Harlequin goldie]
No picture found


 
Pseudanthias conspicuus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Pseudanthias cooperi (Regan, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Polack, D.
 
Pseudanthias cooperi
[Red-bar anthias]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias dispar (Herre, 1955)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Pseudanthias dispar
[Peach fairy basslet]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Pseudanthias elongatus (Franz, 1910)

Photo by Photo by Sorita, K.
 
Pseudanthias elongatus
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pseudanthias engelhardi (Allen & Starck, 1982)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias engelhardi
[Orangebar anthias]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Pseudanthias evansi (Smith, 1954)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pseudanthias evansi
[Yellowback anthias]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Pseudanthias fasciatus (Kamohara, 1955)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias fasciatus
[One-stripe anthias]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Pseudanthias flavicauda Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias flavicauda
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias flavoguttatus (Katayama & Masuda, 1980)

Photo by Photo by Konishi, S.
 
Pseudanthias flavoguttatus
[Yellow-spotted anthias]



Eastern Central Pacific

Pseudanthias fucinus (Randall & Ralston, 1985)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias fucinus
[]
No picture found


 
Pseudanthias georgei
[George's basslet]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis (Randall, 1979)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pseudanthias heemstrai Schuhmacher, Krupp & Randall, 1989

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Pseudanthias heemstrai
[Orangehead anthias]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL
Pseudanthias hiva Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias hiva
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias huchtii (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias huchtii
[Red-cheeked fairy basslet]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias hutomoi (Allen & Burhanuddin, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias hutomoi
[Hutomo's anthias]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Pseudanthias hypselosoma Bleeker, 1878

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Pseudanthias hypselosoma
[Stocky anthias]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pseudanthias ignitus (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudanthias ignitus
[Flame anthias]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Pseudanthias leucozonus
[]



Indo-Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias lori (Lubbock & Randall, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias lori
[Lori's anthias]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Pseudanthias lunulatus (Kotthaus, 1973)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias lunulatus
[Lunate goldie]



Oceania and Western Pacif
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias luzonensis (Katayama & Masuda, 1983)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias luzonensis
[Yellowlined anthias]
No picture found


 
Pseudanthias manadensis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Pseudanthias marcia Randall & Hoover, 1993

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias marcia
[Marcia's anthias]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Pseudanthias mica Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudanthias mica
[Mica's anthias]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias mooreanus (Herre, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias mooreanus
[]
No picture found


 
Pseudanthias nobilis
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias olivaceus (Randall & McCosker, 1982)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias olivaceus
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Pseudanthias oumati Williams, Delrieu-Trottin & Planes, 2013

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Pseudanthias oumati
[Saffron anthias]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias parvirostris (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Pseudanthias parvirostris
[Sunset anthias]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pseudanthias pascalus (Jordan & Tanaka, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pascalus
[Amethyst anthias]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias pictilis (Randall & Allen, 1978)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pictilis
[Painted anthias]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia
[Square-spot fairy basslet]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias privitera Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias privitera
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus (Heemstra & Randall, 1986)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus
[Resplendent goldie]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias randalli (Lubbock & Allen, 1978)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias randalli
[Randall's fairy basslet]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pseudanthias regalis (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias regalis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus (Randall, 1983)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus
[Red-belted anthias]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus (Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus
[Thread-tail basslet]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias sheni Randall & Allen, 1989

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias sheni
[Shen's basslet]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias smithvanizi (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias smithvanizi
[Princess anthias]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pseudanthias squamipinnis (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias squamipinnis
[Sea goldie]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pseudanthias taeniatus (Klunzinger, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias taeniatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pseudanthias taira
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Pseudanthias thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias thompsoni
[Hawaiian anthias]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pseudanthias townsendi (Boulenger, 1897)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Pseudanthias townsendi
[Townsend's anthias]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias tuka (Herre & Montalban, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Pseudanthias tuka
[Yellowstriped fairy basslet]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Pseudanthias unimarginatus Randall, 2011

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias unimarginatus
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias venator Snyder, 1911

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias venator
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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pseudanthias ventralis (Randall, 1979)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias ventralis
[Longfin anthias]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Pseudanthias vizagensis Krishna, Rao & Venu, 2017

Photo by Photo by N. Muddula Krishna et al
 
Pseudanthias vizagensis
[]
No picture found


 
Pseudanthias xanthomaculatus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudanthias albofasciatus Northwest Pacific 1930
Pseudanthias aurulentus Eastern Central Pacific 4.6 SL 1982
Pseudanthias bartlettorum Bartletts' anthias Pacific Ocean 9 TL 1981
Pseudanthias bicolor Bicolor anthias Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1979
Pseudanthias bimaculatus Two-spot basslet Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1955
Pseudanthias bimarginatus Margined anthias Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 2011
Pseudanthias calloura Aurora anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL 2001
Pseudanthias caudalis Northwest Pacific 17 SL 1959
Pseudanthias charleneae Charlene's anthias Western Pacific 7.5 SL 2008
Pseudanthias cichlops Western Pacific 9.5 SL 1853
Pseudanthias connelli Harlequin goldie Western Indian Ocean 11 SL 1986
Pseudanthias conspicuus Indian Ocean 1973
Pseudanthias cooperi Red-bar anthias Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1902
Pseudanthias dispar Peach fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL 1955
Pseudanthias elongatus Northwest Pacific 14 SL 1910
Pseudanthias engelhardi Orangebar anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL 1982
Pseudanthias evansi Yellowback anthias Indian Ocean 12 SL 1954
Pseudanthias fasciatus One-stripe anthias Indo-Pacific 21 TL 1955
Pseudanthias flavicauda Western Pacific 6.6 SL 2001
Pseudanthias flavoguttatus Yellow-spotted anthias Indo-West Pacific 10.2 SL 1980
Pseudanthias fucinus Eastern Central Pacific 1985
Pseudanthias georgei George's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 1976
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific 7.7 SL 1979
Pseudanthias heemstrai Orangehead anthias Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1989
Pseudanthias hiva Eastern Central Pacific 10.0 SL 2001
Pseudanthias huchtii Red-cheeked fairy basslet Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1857
Pseudanthias hutomoi Hutomo's anthias Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1976
Pseudanthias hypselosoma Stocky anthias Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1878
Pseudanthias ignitus Flame anthias Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1981
Pseudanthias leucozonus Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1982
Pseudanthias lori Lori's anthias Indo-Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1976
Pseudanthias lunulatus Lunate goldie Indo-West Pacific 8 SL 1973
Pseudanthias luzonensis Yellowlined anthias Oceania and Western Pacif 14.5 TL 1983
Pseudanthias manadensis Western Central Pacific 1856
Pseudanthias marcia Marcia's anthias Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1993
Pseudanthias mica Mica's anthias Western Central Pacific 5.7 SL 2012
Pseudanthias mooreanus Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1935
Pseudanthias nobilis Northwest Pacific 1910
Pseudanthias olivaceus Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1982
Pseudanthias oumati Saffron anthias Eastern Central Pacific 5.8 SL 2013
Pseudanthias parvirostris Sunset anthias Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 1981
Pseudanthias pascalus Amethyst anthias Pacific Ocean 20 TL 1927
Pseudanthias pictilis Painted anthias Western Pacific 13.5 TL 1978
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia Square-spot fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 20 TL 1857
Pseudanthias privitera Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SL 2001
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus Resplendent goldie Western Indian Ocean 7 SL 1986
Pseudanthias randalli Randall's fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL 1978
Pseudanthias regalis Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1981
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus Red-belted anthias Western Pacific 12 TL 1983
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus Thread-tail basslet Western Central Pacific 9.2 SL 1979
Pseudanthias sheni Shen's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 10.5 SL 1989
Pseudanthias smithvanizi Princess anthias Indo-Pacific 9.5 TL 1981
Pseudanthias squamipinnis Sea goldie Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1855
Pseudanthias taeniatus Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1884
Pseudanthias taira Northwest Pacific 10 TL 1931
Pseudanthias thompsoni Hawaiian anthias Pacific Ocean 22 TL 1923
Pseudanthias townsendi Townsend's anthias Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1897
Pseudanthias tuka Yellowstriped fairy basslet Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1927
Pseudanthias unimarginatus Western Indian Ocean 5.3 SL 2011
Pseudanthias venator Northwest Pacific 8.2 SL 1911
Pseudanthias ventralis Longfin anthias Pacific Ocean 7 TL 1979
Pseudanthias vizagensis Western Indian Ocean 9.1 TL 2017
Pseudanthias xanthomaculatus Western Central Pacific 1979



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