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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Epinephelinae
Genus: Variola

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Variola albimarginata Baissac, 1953

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Variola albimarginata
[White-edged lyretail]

Photo by Moldzio, S.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 83 cm TL
Variola louti (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Moldzio, S.
 
Variola louti
[Yellow-edged lyretail]
2 Species of Family Serranidae with Genus Variola
(Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1953 Variola albimarginata White-edged lyretail Indo-Pacific 65 TL
1775 Variola louti Yellow-edged lyretail Indo-Pacific 83 TL



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