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Family: Callanthiidae Splendid perches

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Callanthias allporti Splendid sea perch Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL 1876
Callanthias australis Magnificent splendid perch Western Pacific 49 SL 1899
Callanthias japonicus Northwest Pacific 23.3 SL 1910
Callanthias legras Goldie Southeast Atlantic 25 TL 1948
Callanthias parini Southeast Pacific 17.9 SL 1984
Callanthias platei Southeast Pacific 19.2 SL 1898
Callanthias ruber Parrot seaperch Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1810
Callanthias splendens Southwest Pacific 22.7 SL 1921
Grammatonotus ambiortus Eastern Central Pacific 12 SL 2006
Grammatonotus brianne Batangas groppo Western Pacific 8.4 SL 2016
Grammatonotus crosnieri Long-tailed groppo Western Central Pacific 12 SL 1981
Grammatonotus lanceolatus Western Indian Ocean 1976
Grammatonotus laysanus Western Central Pacific 12.8 SL 1905
Grammatonotus macrophthalmus Western Pacific 1982
Grammatonotus pelipel Barred groppo Western Pacific 4.9 SL 2017
Grammatonotus roseus Rose groppo Western Pacific 6.5 SL 1880
Grammatonotus surugaensis Northwest Pacific 8 SL 1980
Grammatonotus xanthostigma Yellowspot groppo Western Pacific 6.1 SL 2017

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