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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Bramidae Pomfrets

Genus: Pteraclis

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Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Pteraclis aesticola (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Photo by NMFS/PIRO Observer Programs
 
Pteraclis aesticola
[Pacific fanfish]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Pteraclis carolinus Valenciennes, 1833

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Pteraclis carolinus
[Fanfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Pteraclis velifera (Pallas, 1770)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pteraclis velifera
[Spotted fanfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pteraclis aesticola Pacific fanfish Pacific 61 TL 1901
Pteraclis carolinus Fanfish Atlantic Ocean 50 SL 1833
Pteraclis velifera Spotted fanfish Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1770



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