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Family: Lethrinidae Emperors or scavengers



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Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Gnathodentex aureolineatus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gnathodentex aureolineatus
[Striped large-eye bream]

Photo by IGFA

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Gymnocranius audleyi Ogilby, 1916

Photo by IGFA
 
Gymnocranius audleyi
[Collared large-eye bream]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Gymnocranius elongatus Senta, 1973

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gymnocranius elongatus
[Forktail large-eye bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Gymnocranius euanus (Günther, 1879)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gymnocranius euanus
[Japanese large-eye bream]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Gymnocranius frenatus Bleeker, 1873

Photo by FAO
 
Gymnocranius frenatus
[Yellowsnout large-eye bream]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Gymnocranius grandoculis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gymnocranius grandoculis
[Blue-lined large-eye bream]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Gymnocranius griseus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gymnocranius griseus
[Grey large-eye bream]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Gymnocranius microdon (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Gymnocranius microdon
[Blue-spotted large-eye bream]

Photo by Borsa, P.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 35.8 cm SL
Gymnocranius oblongus Borsa, Béarez & Chen, 2010

Photo by Borsa, P.
 
Gymnocranius oblongus
[]

Photo by Borsa, P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 42.2 cm SL
Gymnocranius satoi Borsa, Béarez, Paijo & Chen, 2013

Photo by Borsa, P.
 
Gymnocranius satoi
[Blacknape large-eye bream]

Photo by Bajol, R.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Gymnocranius superciliosus Borsa, Béarez, Paijo & Chen, 2013

Photo by Bajol, R.
 
Gymnocranius superciliosus
[Eyebrowed large-eye bream.]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Lethrinus amboinensis Bleeker, 1854

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lethrinus amboinensis
[Ambon emperor]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus atkinsoni Seale, 1910

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lethrinus atkinsoni
[Pacific yellowtail emperor]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus atlanticus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Lethrinus atlanticus
[Atlantic emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lethrinus borbonicus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus borbonicus
[Snubnose emperor]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Lethrinus conchyliatus (Smith, 1959)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Lethrinus conchyliatus
[Redaxil emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Lethrinus crocineus Smith, 1959

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus crocineus
[Yellowtail emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Lethrinus enigmaticus Smith, 1959

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus enigmaticus
[Blackeye emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Lethrinus erythracanthus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus erythracanthus
[Orange-spotted emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus erythropterus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus erythropterus
[Longfin emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Lethrinus genivittatus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus genivittatus
[Longspine emperor]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Lethrinus haematopterus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Lethrinus haematopterus
[Chinese emperor]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus harak (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Lethrinus harak
[Thumbprint emperor]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Lethrinus laticaudis Alleyne & Macleay, 1877

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lethrinus laticaudis
[Grass emperor]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Lethrinus lentjan (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Lethrinus lentjan
[Pink ear emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Lethrinus mahsena (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus mahsena
[Sky emperor]

Photo by Steene, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Lethrinus microdon Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Steene, R.
 
Lethrinus microdon
[Smalltooth emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Lethrinus miniatus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus miniatus
[Trumpet emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 87 cm TL
Lethrinus nebulosus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus nebulosus
[Spangled emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Lethrinus obsoletus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus obsoletus
[Orange-striped emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Lethrinus olivaceus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus olivaceus
[Longface emperor]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Lethrinus ornatus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lethrinus ornatus
[Ornate emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Lethrinus ravus Carpenter & Randall, 2003

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus ravus
[Drab emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lethrinus reticulatus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus reticulatus
[Red snout emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lethrinus rubrioperculatus Sato, 1978

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus rubrioperculatus
[Spotcheek emperor]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Lethrinus semicinctus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lethrinus semicinctus
[Black blotch emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lethrinus variegatus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus variegatus
[Slender emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm FL
Lethrinus xanthochilus Klunzinger, 1870

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lethrinus xanthochilus
[Yellowlip emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Monotaxis grandoculis (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Monotaxis grandoculis
[Humpnose big-eye bream]
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Indo-West Pacific

 
Monotaxis heterodon
[Redfin emperor]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Wattsia mossambica (Smith, 1957)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Wattsia mossambica
[Mozambique large-eye bream]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gnathodentex aureolineatus Striped large-eye bream Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1802
Gymnocranius audleyi Collared large-eye bream Western Pacific 40 TL 1916
Gymnocranius elongatus Forktail large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1973
Gymnocranius euanus Japanese large-eye bream Western Pacific 45 TL 1879
Gymnocranius frenatus Yellowsnout large-eye bream Western Pacific 35 TL 1873
Gymnocranius grandoculis Blue-lined large-eye bream Indo-Pacific 80 TL 1830
Gymnocranius griseus Grey large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1843
Gymnocranius microdon Blue-spotted large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1851
Gymnocranius oblongus Pacific Ocean 35.8 SL 2010
Gymnocranius satoi Blacknape large-eye bream Western Pacific 42.2 SL 2013
Gymnocranius superciliosus Eyebrowed large-eye bream. Southwest Pacific 43 SL 2013
Lethrinus amboinensis Ambon emperor Pacific Ocean 70 TL 1854
Lethrinus atkinsoni Pacific yellowtail emperor Pacific Ocean 50 TL 1910
Lethrinus atlanticus Atlantic emperor Eastern Central Atlantic 50 TL 1830
Lethrinus borbonicus Snubnose emperor Indian Ocean 40 TL 1830
Lethrinus conchyliatus Redaxil emperor Indian Ocean 76 TL 1959
Lethrinus crocineus Yellowtail emperor Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1959
Lethrinus enigmaticus Blackeye emperor Western Indian Ocean 55 TL 1959
Lethrinus erythracanthus Orange-spotted emperor Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1830
Lethrinus erythropterus Longfin emperor Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1830
Lethrinus genivittatus Longspine emperor Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1830
Lethrinus haematopterus Chinese emperor Northwest Pacific 45 TL 1844
Lethrinus harak Thumbprint emperor Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1775
Lethrinus laticaudis Grass emperor Western Pacific 56 TL 1877
Lethrinus lentjan Pink ear emperor Indo-West Pacific 52 TL 1802
Lethrinus mahsena Sky emperor Indian Ocean 65 TL 1775
Lethrinus microdon Smalltooth emperor Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1830
Lethrinus miniatus Trumpet emperor Western Pacific 90 TL 1801
Lethrinus nebulosus Spangled emperor Indo-West Pacific 87 TL 1775
Lethrinus obsoletus Orange-striped emperor Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1775
Lethrinus olivaceus Longface emperor Indo-West Pacific 100 TL 1830
Lethrinus ornatus Ornate emperor Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1830
Lethrinus ravus Drab emperor Western Pacific 25 SL 2003
Lethrinus reticulatus Red snout emperor Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1830
Lethrinus rubrioperculatus Spotcheek emperor Indo-Pacific 50 TL 1978
Lethrinus semicinctus Black blotch emperor Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1830
Lethrinus variegatus Slender emperor Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1830
Lethrinus xanthochilus Yellowlip emperor Indo-Pacific 70 FL 1870
Monotaxis grandoculis Humpnose big-eye bream Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1775
Monotaxis heterodon Redfin emperor Indo-West Pacific 1854
Wattsia mossambica Mozambique large-eye bream Indo-West Pacific 55 TL 1957



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