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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gempylidae Snake mackerels

Genus: Rexea

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rexea alisae Western Pacific 30.9 SL 1997
Rexea antefurcata Long-finned escolar Southeast Pacific 72.5 SL 1989
Rexea bengalensis Bengal escolar Indo-West Pacific 22 SL 1894
Rexea brevilineata Short-lined escolar Southeast Pacific 43 SL 1989
Rexea nakamurai Nakamura's escolar Indo-West Pacific 38 SL 1989
Rexea prometheoides Royal escolar Indo-West Pacific 40 SL 1856
Rexea solandri Silver gemfish Southwest Pacific 110 SL 1832



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