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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gempylidae Snake mackerels

Genus: Rexea

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Max. Length 30.9 cm SL

 
Rexea alisae
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Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 72.5 cm SL
Rexea antefurcata Parin, 1989

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Rexea antefurcata
[Long-finned escolar]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Rexea bengalensis (Alcock, 1894)

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Rexea bengalensis
[Bengal escolar]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Rexea brevilineata Parin, 1989

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Rexea brevilineata
[Short-lined escolar]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Rexea nakamurai Parin, 1989

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Rexea nakamurai
[Nakamura's escolar]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Rexea prometheoides (Bleeker, 1856)

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Rexea prometheoides
[Royal escolar]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 110 cm SL
Rexea solandri (Cuvier, 1832)

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Rexea solandri
[Silver gemfish]



7 species

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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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