Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Teleostei
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Lutjanidae Snappers
Subfamily: Etelinae
Genus: Pristipomoides

(See list of species below)



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11 species
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pristipomoides aquilonaris Wenchman Western Atlantic 56 TL 1896
Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus Ornate jobfish Indo-Pacific 40 SL 1832
Pristipomoides auricilla Goldflag jobfish Indo-Pacific 45 TL 1927
Pristipomoides filamentosus Crimson jobfish Indo-Pacific 100 TL 1830
Pristipomoides flavipinnis Golden eye jobfish Pacific Ocean 76.6 FL 1963
Pristipomoides freemani Slender wenchman Western Atlantic 23.3 TL 1966
Pristipomoides macrophthalmus Cardinal snapper Western Central Atlantic 50 TL 1848
Pristipomoides multidens Goldbanded jobfish Indo-Pacific 90 TL 1871
Pristipomoides sieboldii Lavender jobfish Indo-Pacific 79 TL 1855
Pristipomoides typus Sharptooth jobfish Eastern Indian Ocean 70 TL 1852
Pristipomoides zonatus Oblique-banded snapper Indo-Pacific 57.5 FL 1830



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