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Family: Malakichthyidae Temperate ocean-basses



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15 species
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Indo-west Pacific
Max. Length 18.0 cm SL
Malakichthys barbatus Yamanoue & Yoseda, 2001

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Malakichthys barbatus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Malakichthys elegans Matsubara & Yamaguti, 1943

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Malakichthys elegans
[Splendid seabass]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Malakichthys griseus Döderlein, 1883

Photo by Photo by National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Taiwan
 
Malakichthys griseus
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL
Malakichthys levis Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2002

Photo by Photo by Yamanoue, Y.
 
Malakichthys levis
[Smooth seabass]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Malakichthys mochizuki Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2002

Photo by Photo by Yamanoue, Y.
 
Malakichthys mochizuki
[Mochizuki's seabass]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Malakichthys similis Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2004

Photo by Photo by Yamanoue, Y.
 
Malakichthys similis
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Malakichthys wakiyae Jordan & Hubbs, 1925

Photo by Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Malakichthys wakiyae
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Verilus anomalus (Ogilby, 1896)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Verilus anomalus
[Threespine cardinalfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 24.5 cm TL
Verilus atlanticus (Mochizuki & Sano, 1984)

Photo by Photo by Yamanoue, Y.
 
Verilus atlanticus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Verilus costai
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Verilus cynodon (Regan, 1921)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Verilus cynodon
[Silver splitfin]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Verilus pacificus (Mochizuki, 1979)

Photo by Photo by Justine, J.-L.
 
Verilus pacificus
[]
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Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Verilus pseudomicrolepis
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Verilus sordidus Poey, 1860

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Verilus sordidus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Verilus starnesi
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Malakichthys barbatus Indo-west Pacific 18.0 SL 2001
Malakichthys elegans Splendid seabass Indo-West Pacific 20 SL 1943
Malakichthys griseus Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1883
Malakichthys levis Smooth seabass Eastern Indian Ocean 15.9 SL 2002
Malakichthys mochizuki Mochizuki's seabass Western Pacific 14 SL 2002
Malakichthys similis Western Pacific 15 SL 2004
Malakichthys wakiyae Northwest Pacific 15 TL 1925
Verilus anomalus Threespine cardinalfish Indo-Pacific 15 SL 1896
Verilus atlanticus Western Atlantic 24.5 TL 1984
Verilus costai Southwest Atlantic 8.5 SL 2020
Verilus cynodon Silver splitfin Western Indian Ocean 21 SL 1921
Verilus pacificus Western Central Pacific 40 TL 1979
Verilus pseudomicrolepis Western Atlantic 14.5 SL 1940
Verilus sordidus Western Central Atlantic 30 TL 1860
Verilus starnesi Western Pacific 11.8 SL 2016



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