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Family: Sparidae Porgies



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Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus akazakii
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 34.5 cm SL
Acanthopagrus arabicus Iwatsuki, 2013

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus arabicus
[Arabian yellowfin seabream]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm SL
Acanthopagrus australis (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Acanthopagrus australis
[Yellowfin bream]



Indian Ocean, South Afric
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus berda
[Goldsilk seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36.2 cm SL
Acanthopagrus bifasciatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus bifasciatus
[Twobar seabream]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Acanthopagrus butcheri (Munro, 1949)

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Acanthopagrus butcheri
[Black bream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36.4 cm SL
Acanthopagrus catenula (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Acanthopagrus catenula
[Bridled seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Acanthopagrus chinshira Kume & Yoshino, 2008

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Acanthopagrus chinshira
[Okinawan yellow-fin seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm FL
Acanthopagrus latus (Houttuyn, 1782)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Acanthopagrus latus
[Yellowfin seabream]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Acanthopagrus longispinnis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Sen, S.K.
 
Acanthopagrus longispinnis
[Bengal yellowfin seabream]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Acanthopagrus morrisoni Iwatsuki, 2013

Photo by Photo by Australian Museum
 
Acanthopagrus morrisoni
[Western yellowfin seabream]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Acanthopagrus omanensis Iwatsuki & Heemstra, 2010

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus omanensis
[Black Margined Seabream]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Acanthopagrus pacificus Iwatsuki, Kume & Yoshino, 2010

Photo by Photo by Iwatsuki, Y.
 
Acanthopagrus pacificus
[Pacific seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Acanthopagrus palmaris
[Northwest black bream]
No picture found

Max. Length 32.2 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus randalli
[Middle East Black Seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Acanthopagrus schlegelii (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Acanthopagrus schlegelii
[Blackhead seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Acanthopagrus sheim Iwatsuki, 2013

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthopagrus sheim
[Spotted yellowfin seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Acanthopagrus sivicolus Akazaki, 1962

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Acanthopagrus sivicolus
[Okinawa seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.6 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus taiwanensis
[Taiwan picnic seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.2 cm SL

 
Acanthopagrus vagus
[Wandering seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm SL

 
Amamiichthys matsubarai
[Japanese blue-spotted seabream]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35.6 cm TL
Archosargus pourtalesii (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Archosargus pourtalesii
[Blackspot porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Archosargus probatocephalus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Archosargus probatocephalus
[Sheepshead]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Archosargus rhomboidalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Archosargus rhomboidalis
[Western Atlantic seabream]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Argyrops bleekeri Oshima, 1927

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Argyrops bleekeri
[Taiwan tai]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Argyrops filamentosus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Argyrops filamentosus
[Soldierbream]
No picture found


 
Argyrops megalommatus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Argyrops spinifer (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Argyrops spinifer
[King soldier bream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Argyrozona argyrozona (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Koch, R.J.
 
Argyrozona argyrozona
[Carpenter seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Boops boops (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Pontes, M.
 
Boops boops
[Bogue]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Boops lineatus (Boulenger, 1892)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Boops lineatus
[Striped boga]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Boopsoidea inornata Castelnau, 1861

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Boopsoidea inornata
[Fransmadam]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Calamus arctifrons Goode & Bean, 1882

Photo by Photo by Lord, R.
 
Calamus arctifrons
[Grass porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm FL
Calamus bajonado (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Itriago, H.
 
Calamus bajonado
[Jolthead porgy]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Calamus brachysomus (Lockington, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Cotto Sánchez, A.J.
 
Calamus brachysomus
[Pacific porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Calamus calamus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Calamus calamus
[Saucereye porgy]
No picture found

Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Calamus campechanus
[Campeche porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Calamus cervigoni Randall & Caldwell, 1966

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Calamus cervigoni
[Spotfin porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Calamus leucosteus Jordan & Gilbert, 1885

Photo by Photo by IGFA
 
Calamus leucosteus
[Whitebone porgy]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 26.5 cm NG
Calamus mu Randall & Caldwell, 1966

Photo by Photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.
 
Calamus mu
[Flathead porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 54.4 cm TL
Calamus nodosus Randall & Caldwell, 1966

Photo by Photo by Wiggers, R.
 
Calamus nodosus
[Knobbed porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Calamus penna (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Calamus penna
[Sheepshead porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Calamus pennatula Guichenot, 1868

Photo by Photo by Rangel, C.A.
 
Calamus pennatula
[Pluma porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Calamus proridens Jordan & Gilbert, 1884

Photo by Photo by O'Donnell, P.
 
Calamus proridens
[Littlehead porgy]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Calamus taurinus (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Calamus taurinus
[Galapagos porgy]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Centracanthus cirrus Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Centracanthus cirrus
[Curled picarel]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Cheimerius nufar (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheimerius nufar
[Santer seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Chrysoblephus anglicus (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysoblephus anglicus
[Englishman seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Chrysoblephus cristiceps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Chrysoblephus cristiceps
[Daggerhead seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Chrysoblephus gibbiceps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Caine, C.
 
Chrysoblephus gibbiceps
[Red stumpnose seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chrysoblephus laticeps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Coetzee, C.
 
Chrysoblephus laticeps
[Roman seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chrysoblephus lophus (Fowler, 1925)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Chrysoblephus lophus
[False red stumpnose]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 85 cm TL
Chrysoblephus puniceus (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysoblephus puniceus
[Slinger seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Crenidens crenidens (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Crenidens crenidens
[Karanteen seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.1 cm SL

 
Crenidens indicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Crenidens macracanthus
[Günther's karanteen]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Cymatoceps nasutus (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Polack, D.
 
Cymatoceps nasutus
[Black musselcracker]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 30.7 cm SL
Dentex abei Iwatsuki, Akazaki & Taniguchi, 2007

Photo by Photo by Madinabeitia, I.
 
Dentex abei
[Yellowfin sea bream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Dentex angolensis Poll & Maul, 1953

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Dentex angolensis
[Angolan dentex]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Dentex barnardi Cadenat, 1970

Photo by Photo by Dammous, S.
 
Dentex barnardi
[Barnard's dentex]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Dentex canariensis Steindachner, 1881

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Dentex canariensis
[Canary dentex]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.9 cm SL

 
Dentex carpenteri
[Yellow snout seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Dentex congoensis Poll, 1954

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Dentex congoensis
[Congo dentex]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Dentex dentex (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Dentex dentex
[Common dentex]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Dentex fourmanoiri Akazaki & Séret, 1999

Photo by Photo by Justine, J.-L.
 
Dentex fourmanoiri
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 106 cm FL
Dentex gibbosus (Rafinesque, 1810)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Dentex gibbosus
[Pink dentex]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30.6 cm SL
Dentex hypselosomus Bleeker, 1854

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Dentex hypselosomus
[Yellowback sea-bream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Dentex macrophthalmus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Dentex macrophthalmus
[Large-eye dentex]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Dentex maroccanus Valenciennes, 1830

Photo by Photo by Meyer, T.
 
Dentex maroccanus
[Morocco dentex]



Indo Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Dentex spariformis Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Dentex spariformis
[Saffronfin sea bream]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Dentex tumifrons (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Dentex tumifrons
[Yellowback seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 27.5 cm TL
Diplodus annularis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus annularis
[Annular seabream]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 37.8 cm TL
Diplodus argenteus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Diplodus argenteus
[South American silver porgy]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Diplodus ascensionis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Hook, T.J.
 
Diplodus ascensionis
[]



Southwestern Mediterranea
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Diplodus bellottii (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus bellottii
[Senegal seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Diplodus bermudensis
[Bermuda porgy]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus cadenati de la Paz, Bauchot & Daget, 1974

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Diplodus cadenati
[Moroccan white seabream]



Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus capensis (Smith, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplodus capensis
[Cape white seabream]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplodus caudimacula (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Diplodus caudimacula
[Silver porgy]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Diplodus cervinus (Lowe, 1838)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplodus cervinus
[Zebra seabream]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus fasciatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus fasciatus
[Banded seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Diplodus helenae (Sauvage, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus helenae
[St. Helena white seabream]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Diplodus holbrookii (Bean, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus holbrookii
[Spottail seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Diplodus hottentotus (Smith, 1844)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Diplodus hottentotus
[Zebra]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplodus kotschyi (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diplodus kotschyi
[One spot seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.1 cm SL

 
Diplodus levantinus
[]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Diplodus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplodus lineatus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Diplodus noct (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Diplodus noct
[Red Sea seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplodus omanensis Bauchot & Bianchi, 1984

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Diplodus omanensis
[Oman porgy]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Diplodus prayensis Cadenat, 1964

Photo by Photo by Pinheiro, P.
 
Diplodus prayensis
[Two-banded seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Diplodus puntazzo (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus puntazzo
[Sharpsnout seabream]



Mediterranean Sea, southw
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus sargus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus sargus
[White seabream]
No picture found


 
Diplodus striatus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Diplodus vulgaris (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Diplodus vulgaris
[Common two-banded seabream]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Evynnis cardinalis (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Evynnis cardinalis
[Threadfin porgy]
No picture found

Max. Length 43 cm TL

 
Evynnis ehrenbergii
[]
No picture found


 
Evynnis mononematos
[]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Gymnocrotaphus curvidens Günther, 1859

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Gymnocrotaphus curvidens
[Janbruin]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lagodon rhomboides (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Lagodon rhomboides
[Pinfish]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Lithognathus aureti Smith, 1962

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Lithognathus aureti
[West coast seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Lithognathus lithognathus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lithognathus lithognathus
[White steenbras]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Lithognathus mormyrus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Lithognathus mormyrus
[Sand steenbras]
No picture found

Max. Length 25.6 cm SL

 
Lithognathus olivieri
[Steenbras]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 36.6 cm TL
Oblada melanura (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Veiga, P.
 
Oblada melanura
[Saddled seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Pachymetopon aeneum (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pachymetopon aeneum
[Blue hottentot]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Pachymetopon blochii (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pachymetopon blochii
[Hottentot seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Pachymetopon grande Günther, 1859

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pachymetopon grande
[Bronze seabream]



Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Pagellus acarne (Risso, 1827)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagellus acarne
[Axillary seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Pagellus affinis Boulenger, 1888

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Pagellus affinis
[Arabian pandora]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm SL
Pagellus bellottii Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Photo by Dammous, S.
 
Pagellus bellottii
[Red pandora]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Pagellus bogaraveo (Brünnich, 1768)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagellus bogaraveo
[Blackspot seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Pagellus erythrinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Pagellus erythrinus
[Common pandora]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pagellus natalensis Steindachner, 1903

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pagellus natalensis
[Natal pandora]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Pagrus africanus Akazaki, 1962

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagrus africanus
[Southern common seabream]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Pagrus auratus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pagrus auratus
[Silver seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Pagrus auriga Valenciennes, 1843

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Pagrus auriga
[Redbanded seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 90 cm SL
Pagrus caeruleostictus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by De Sanctis, A.
 
Pagrus caeruleostictus
[Bluespotted seabream]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Pagrus major (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by IGFA
 
Pagrus major
[Red seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Pagrus pagrus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Pagrus pagrus
[Red porgy]



Asia
Max. Length 26.2 cm SL
Parargyrops edita Tanaka, 1916

Photo by Photo by Wang, X.-F.
 
Parargyrops edita
[]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Petrus rupestris (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Petrus rupestris
[Red steenbras]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Polyamblyodon germanum (Barnard, 1934)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Polyamblyodon germanum
[German seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Polyamblyodon gibbosum (Pellegrin, 1914)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Polyamblyodon gibbosum
[Knife-back seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Polysteganus baissaci Smith, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Polysteganus baissaci
[Frenchman seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Polysteganus cerasinus
[Cherry seabream]



Western Indian Ocean aand
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus (Klunzinger, 1870)

Photo by Photo by First, D.
 
Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus
[Blueskin seabream]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.5 cm SL

 
Polysteganus flavodorsalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Polysteganus lineopunctatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm SL

 
Polysteganus mascarenensis
[Mascarene Red Seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Polysteganus praeorbitalis (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Polysteganus praeorbitalis
[Scotsman seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Polysteganus undulosus (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Polysteganus undulosus
[Seventyfour seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Porcostoma dentata (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Porcostoma dentata
[Dane seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Pterogymnus laniarius (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pterogymnus laniarius
[Panga seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Rhabdosargus globiceps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Rhabdosargus globiceps
[White stumpnose]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Rhabdosargus haffara (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Rhabdosargus haffara
[Haffara seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Rhabdosargus holubi (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Rhabdosargus holubi
[Cape stumpnose]
No picture found

Max. Length 28.9 cm SL

 
Rhabdosargus niger
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Rhabdosargus sarba (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Rhabdosargus sarba
[Goldlined seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Rhabdosargus thorpei Smith, 1979

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Rhabdosargus thorpei
[Bigeye stumpnose]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 51 cm SL
Sarpa salpa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Sarpa salpa
[Salema]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Sparidentex belayewi
[]
No picture found


 
Sparidentex datnia
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Sparidentex hasta (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparidentex hasta
[Sobaity seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22.4 cm SL
Sparidentex jamalensis Amir, Siddiqui & Masroor, 2014

Photo by Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Sparidentex jamalensis
[Fanged seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Sparodon durbanensis (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Sparodon durbanensis
[Musselcracker seabream]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Sparus aurata Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Sparus aurata
[Gilthead seabream]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Spicara alta (Osório, 1917)

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Spicara alta
[Bigeye picarel]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Spicara australis
[]



Western Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Spicara axillaris (Boulenger, 1900)

Photo by Photo by Leslie, R.
 
Spicara axillaris
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Spicara maena (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Spicara maena
[Blotched picarel]
No picture found


 
Spicara martinicus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 32.8 cm TL
Spicara melanurus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Spicara melanurus
[Blackspot picarel]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Spicara nigricauda (Norman, 1931)

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Spicara nigricauda
[Blacktail picarel]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Spicara smaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Spicara smaris
[Picarel]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Spondyliosoma cantharus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Spondyliosoma cantharus
[Black seabream]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Spondyliosoma emarginatum (Valenciennes, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Koch, R.J.
 
Spondyliosoma emarginatum
[Steentjie seabream]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Stenotomus caprinus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

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Stenotomus caprinus
[Longspine porgy]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Stenotomus chrysops (Linnaeus, 1766)

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Stenotomus chrysops
[Scup]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Virididentex acromegalus (Osório, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Virididentex acromegalus
[Bulldog dentex]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthopagrus akazakii Western Pacific 18.5 SL 2006
Acanthopagrus arabicus Arabian yellowfin seabream Western Indian Ocean 34.5 SL 2013
Acanthopagrus australis Yellowfin bream Southwest Pacific 66 SL 1859
Acanthopagrus berda Goldsilk seabream Indian Ocean, South Afric 90 TL 1775
Acanthopagrus bifasciatus Twobar seabream Western Indian Ocean 36.2 SL 1775
Acanthopagrus butcheri Black bream Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1949
Acanthopagrus catenula Bridled seabream Western Indian Ocean 36.4 SL 1801
Acanthopagrus chinshira Okinawan yellow-fin seabream Northwest Pacific 20.4 SL 2008
Acanthopagrus latus Yellowfin seabream Northwest Pacific 40 FL 1782
Acanthopagrus longispinnis Bengal yellowfin seabream Eastern Indian Ocean 20 SL 1830
Acanthopagrus morrisoni Western yellowfin seabream Eastern Indian Ocean 45 TL 2013
Acanthopagrus omanensis Black Margined Seabream Indian Ocean 14.5 SL 2010
Acanthopagrus pacificus Pacific seabream Western Pacific 50 SL 2010
Acanthopagrus palmaris Northwest black bream Eastern Indian Ocean 40 TL 1935
Acanthopagrus randalli Middle East Black Seabream Indian Ocean 32.2 SL 2009
Acanthopagrus schlegelii Blackhead seabream Northwest Pacific 50 SL 1854
Acanthopagrus sheim Spotted yellowfin seabream Western Indian Ocean 30 SL 2013
Acanthopagrus sivicolus Okinawa seabream Northwest Pacific 45 SL 1962
Acanthopagrus taiwanensis Taiwan picnic seabream Northwest Pacific 21.6 SL 2006
Acanthopagrus vagus Wandering seabream Africa 26.2 SL 1852
Amamiichthys matsubarai Japanese blue-spotted seabream Northwest Pacific 60 SL 1962
Archosargus pourtalesii Blackspot porgy Eastern Pacific 35.6 TL 1881
Archosargus probatocephalus Sheepshead Western Atlantic 91 TL 1792
Archosargus rhomboidalis Western Atlantic seabream Western Atlantic 33 TL 1758
Argyrops bleekeri Taiwan tai Western Pacific 40 TL 1927
Argyrops filamentosus Soldierbream Western Indian Ocean 70 TL 1830
Argyrops megalommatus Western Indian Ocean 1870
Argyrops spinifer King soldier bream Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1775
Argyrozona argyrozona Carpenter seabream Western Indian Ocean 90 TL 1830
Boops boops Bogue Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1758
Boops lineatus Striped boga Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1892
Boopsoidea inornata Fransmadam Southeast Atlantic 40 TL 1861
Calamus arctifrons Grass porgy Western Central Atlantic 25 TL 1882
Calamus bajonado Jolthead porgy Western Atlantic 76 FL 1801
Calamus brachysomus Pacific porgy Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1880
Calamus calamus Saucereye porgy Western Atlantic 56 TL 1830
Calamus campechanus Campeche porgy Western Atlantic 21 TL 1966
Calamus cervigoni Spotfin porgy Western Atlantic 20 TL 1966
Calamus leucosteus Whitebone porgy Western Atlantic 46 TL 1885
Calamus mu Flathead porgy Southwest Atlantic 26.5 NG 1966
Calamus nodosus Knobbed porgy Western Atlantic 54.4 TL 1966
Calamus penna Sheepshead porgy Western Atlantic 46 TL 1830
Calamus pennatula Pluma porgy Western Atlantic 37 TL 1868
Calamus proridens Littlehead porgy Western Atlantic 46 TL 1884
Calamus taurinus Galapagos porgy Southeast Pacific 40 TL 1840
Centracanthus cirrus Curled picarel Eastern Atlantic 34 TL 1810
Cheimerius nufar Santer seabream Western Indian Ocean 75 TL 1830
Chrysoblephus anglicus Englishman seabream Western Indian Ocean 100 TL 1908
Chrysoblephus cristiceps Daggerhead seabream Western Indian Ocean 75 TL 1830
Chrysoblephus gibbiceps Red stumpnose seabream Southeast Atlantic 75 TL 1830
Chrysoblephus laticeps Roman seabream Southeast Atlantic 50 TL 1830
Chrysoblephus lophus False red stumpnose Western Indian Ocean 50 TL 1925
Chrysoblephus puniceus Slinger seabream Western Indian Ocean 85 TL 1908
Crenidens crenidens Karanteen seabream Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1775
Crenidens indicus Western Indian Ocean 23.1 SL 1873
Crenidens macracanthus Günther's karanteen Eastern Indian Ocean 14.6 SL 1874
Cymatoceps nasutus Black musselcracker Western Indian Ocean 150 TL 1861
Dentex abei Yellowfin sea bream Western Pacific 30.7 SL 2007
Dentex angolensis Angolan dentex Eastern Atlantic 37 TL 1953
Dentex barnardi Barnard's dentex Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1970
Dentex canariensis Canary dentex Eastern Atlantic 100 SL 1881
Dentex carpenteri Yellow snout seabream Eastern Indian Ocean, Wes 21.9 SL 2015
Dentex congoensis Congo dentex Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1954
Dentex dentex Common dentex Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1758
Dentex fourmanoiri Southwest Pacific 21.5 SL 1999
Dentex gibbosus Pink dentex Eastern Atlantic 106 FL 1810
Dentex hypselosomus Yellowback sea-bream Northwest Pacific 30.6 SL 1854
Dentex macrophthalmus Large-eye dentex Eastern Atlantic 65 TL 1791
Dentex maroccanus Morocco dentex Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1830
Dentex spariformis Saffronfin sea bream Indo Pacific 2.8 SL 1910
Dentex tumifrons Yellowback seabream Western Pacific 35 SL 1843
Diplodus annularis Annular seabream Eastern Atlantic 27.5 TL 1758
Diplodus argenteus South American silver porgy Western Atlantic 37.8 TL 1830
Diplodus ascensionis Southeast Atlantic 22 TL 1830
Diplodus bellottii Senegal seabream Southwestern Mediterranea 30 SL 1882
Diplodus bermudensis Bermuda porgy Western Atlantic 30 TL 1965
Diplodus cadenati Moroccan white seabream Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1974
Diplodus capensis Cape white seabream Southeast Atlantic and We 45 TL 1844
Diplodus caudimacula Silver porgy Western Central Atlantic 30 TL 1860
Diplodus cervinus Zebra seabream Eastern Atlantic 55 TL 1838
Diplodus fasciatus Banded seabream Eastern Central Atlantic 45 TL 1830
Diplodus helenae St. Helena white seabream Southeast Atlantic 31 TL 1879
Diplodus holbrookii Spottail seabream Western Atlantic 46 TL 1878
Diplodus hottentotus Zebra Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1844
Diplodus kotschyi One spot seabream Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1876
Diplodus levantinus Eastern Mediterranean 23.1 SL 2016
Diplodus lineatus Eastern Central Atlantic 35 TL 1830
Diplodus noct Red Sea seabream Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1830
Diplodus omanensis Oman porgy Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1984
Diplodus prayensis Two-banded seabream Eastern Central Atlantic 35 TL 1964
Diplodus puntazzo Sharpsnout seabream Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1792
Diplodus sargus White seabream Mediterranean Sea, southw 45 TL 1758
Diplodus striatus Southwestern Indian Ocean 1883
Diplodus vulgaris Common two-banded seabream Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1817
Evynnis cardinalis Threadfin porgy Western Pacific 40 TL 1802
Evynnis ehrenbergii Eastern Atlantic 43 TL 1830
Evynnis mononematos Northwest Pacific 2012
Gymnocrotaphus curvidens Janbruin Southeast Atlantic 50 TL 1859
Lagodon rhomboides Pinfish Western Atlantic 40 TL 1766
Lithognathus aureti West coast seabream Southeast Atlantic 100 TL 1962
Lithognathus lithognathus White steenbras Southeast Atlantic 200 TL 1829
Lithognathus mormyrus Sand steenbras Eastern Atlantic 55 TL 1758
Lithognathus olivieri Steenbras Southeast Atlantic 25.6 SL 1969
Oblada melanura Saddled seabream Eastern Atlantic 36.6 TL 1758
Pachymetopon aeneum Blue hottentot Western Indian Ocean 55 TL 1908
Pachymetopon blochii Hottentot seabream Southeast Atlantic 46 TL 1830
Pachymetopon grande Bronze seabream Western Indian Ocean 65 TL 1859
Pagellus acarne Axillary seabream Eastern Atlantic and Medi 36 SL 1827
Pagellus affinis Arabian pandora Western Indian Ocean 37 TL 1888
Pagellus bellottii Red pandora Eastern Atlantic 42 SL 1882
Pagellus bogaraveo Blackspot seabream Eastern Atlantic 70 SL 1768
Pagellus erythrinus Common pandora Eastern Atlantic 60 SL 1758
Pagellus natalensis Natal pandora Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1903
Pagrus africanus Southern common seabream Eastern Atlantic 75 TL 1962
Pagrus auratus Silver seabream Indo-Pacific 130 TL 1801
Pagrus auriga Redbanded seabream Eastern Atlantic 80 SL 1843
Pagrus caeruleostictus Bluespotted seabream Eastern Atlantic 90 SL 1830
Pagrus major Red seabream Northwest Pacific 100 SL 1843
Pagrus pagrus Red porgy Eastern Atlantic 91 TL 1758
Parargyrops edita Asia 26.2 SL 1916
Petrus rupestris Red steenbras Southeast Atlantic 200 TL 1830
Polyamblyodon germanum German seabream Western Indian Ocean 45 TL 1934
Polyamblyodon gibbosum Knife-back seabream Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1914
Polysteganus baissaci Frenchman seabream Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1978
Polysteganus cerasinus Cherry seabream Western Indian Ocean 13.4 SL 2016
Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus Blueskin seabream Western Indian Ocean aand 60 TL 1870
Polysteganus flavodorsalis Western Indian Ocean 26.5 SL 2016
Polysteganus lineopunctatus Southwestern Indian Ocean 32 SL 1903
Polysteganus mascarenensis Mascarene Red Seabream Indian Ocean 60 SL 2011
Polysteganus praeorbitalis Scotsman seabream Western Indian Ocean 90 TL 1859
Polysteganus undulosus Seventyfour seabream Western Indian Ocean 120 TL 1908
Porcostoma dentata Dane seabream Western Indian Ocean 36 TL 1908
Pterogymnus laniarius Panga seabream Southeast Atlantic 45 TL 1830
Rhabdosargus globiceps White stumpnose Southeast Atlantic 65 TL 1830
Rhabdosargus haffara Haffara seabream Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1775
Rhabdosargus holubi Cape stumpnose Southeast Atlantic 40 TL 1881
Rhabdosargus niger Western Pacific 28.9 SL 2013
Rhabdosargus sarba Goldlined seabream Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1775
Rhabdosargus thorpei Bigeye stumpnose Western Indian Ocean 40 TL 1979
Sarpa salpa Salema Eastern Atlantic 51 SL 1758
Sparidentex belayewi Western Indian Ocean 19.3 SL 1943
Sparidentex datnia Eastern Indian Ocean 1822
Sparidentex hasta Sobaity seabream Western Indian Ocean 58 TL 1830
Sparidentex jamalensis Fanged seabream Western Indian Ocean 22.4 SL 2014
Sparodon durbanensis Musselcracker seabream Southeast Atlantic 120 TL 1861
Sparus aurata Gilthead seabream Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1758
Spicara alta Bigeye picarel Eastern Central Atlantic 30 TL 1917
Spicara australis Southeast Atlantic and We 30 TL 1921
Spicara axillaris Western Indian Ocean and 38 TL 1900
Spicara maena Blotched picarel Eastern Atlantic 25 SL 1758
Spicara martinicus Western Central Atlantic 1830
Spicara melanurus Blackspot picarel Eastern Atlantic 32.8 TL 1830
Spicara nigricauda Blacktail picarel Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1931
Spicara smaris Picarel Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1758
Spondyliosoma cantharus Black seabream Eastern Atlantic 60 SL 1758
Spondyliosoma emarginatum Steentjie seabream Western Indian Ocean 45 TL 1830
Stenotomus caprinus Longspine porgy Western Atlantic 30 TL 1882
Stenotomus chrysops Scup Western Atlantic 46 TL 1766
Virididentex acromegalus Bulldog dentex Eastern Central Atlantic 52 TL 1911



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