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Family: Emmelichthyidae Rovers



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Emmelichthys elongatus
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 22.6 cm SL
Emmelichthys karnellai Heemstra & Randall, 1977

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Emmelichthys karnellai
[Karnella's rover]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Emmelichthys marisrubri Fricke, Golani & Appelbaum-Golani, 2014

Photo by Photo by Fricke, R.
 
Emmelichthys marisrubri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 34.2 cm SL

 
Emmelichthys nitidus cyanescens
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Emmelichthys nitidus nitidus Richardson, 1845

Photo by Photo by Smith, B.
 
Emmelichthys nitidus nitidus
[Cape bonnetmouth]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Emmelichthys ruber (Trunov, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Emmelichthys ruber
[Red rover]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Emmelichthys struhsakeri Heemstra & Randall, 1977

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Emmelichthys struhsakeri
[Golden redbait]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Erythrocles acarina
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No picture found

Max. Length 15.7 cm SL

 
Erythrocles microceps
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Erythrocles monodi Poll & Cadenat, 1954

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Erythrocles monodi
[Atlantic rubyfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Erythrocles schlegelii (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Erythrocles schlegelii
[Japanese rubyfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Erythrocles scintillans (Jordan & Thompson, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Erythrocles scintillans
[Golden kali kali]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Erythrocles taeniatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Plagiogeneion fiolenti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 28 cm SL

 
Plagiogeneion geminatum
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 47 cm SL
Plagiogeneion macrolepis McCulloch, 1914

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Plagiogeneion macrolepis
[Bigscale rubyfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Plagiogeneion rubiginosum (Hutton, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Plagiogeneion rubiginosum
[Rubyfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.9 cm SL

 
Plagiogeneion unispina
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Emmelichthys elongatus Southeast Pacific 1982
Emmelichthys karnellai Karnella's rover Eastern Central Pacific 22.6 SL 1977
Emmelichthys marisrubri Western Indian Ocean 7.4 SL 2014
Emmelichthys nitidus cyanescens Southeast Pacific 34.2 SL 1848
Emmelichthys nitidus nitidus Cape bonnetmouth Indo-Pacific 55 TL 1845
Emmelichthys ruber Red rover Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1976
Emmelichthys struhsakeri Golden redbait Pacific Ocean 30 SL 1977
Erythrocles acarina Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL 1974
Erythrocles microceps Northwest Pacific 15.7 SL 1998
Erythrocles monodi Atlantic rubyfish Western Atlantic 65 TL 1954
Erythrocles schlegelii Japanese rubyfish Indo-West Pacific 72 TL 1846
Erythrocles scintillans Golden kali kali Pacific Ocean 30 TL 1912
Erythrocles taeniatus Western Pacific 15.9 SL 1992
Plagiogeneion fiolenti Western Indian Ocean 27 SL 1991
Plagiogeneion geminatum Southeast Pacific 28 SL 1991
Plagiogeneion macrolepis Bigscale rubyfish Eastern Indian Ocean 47 SL 1914
Plagiogeneion rubiginosum Rubyfish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1875
Plagiogeneion unispina Southeast Pacific 23.9 SL 1991



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