Species under Plectranthias
n= 50
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Plectranthias alcocki
Bineesh, Akhilesh, Gopalakrishnan & Jena, 2014
Alcock’s deep-reef basslet Western Indian Ocean 7.22
Plectranthias alleni
Randall, 1980
Allen's perchlet Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3
Plectranthias altipinnatus
Katayama & Masuda, 1980
Northwest Pacific 4.5
Plectranthias anthioides
(Günther, 1872)
Western Pacific 25
Plectranthias bauchotae
Randall, 1980
Western Indian Ocean 8.17
Plectranthias bennetti
Allen & Walsh, 2015
Bennett’s perchlet Western Pacific 5.03
Plectranthias bilaticlavia
Paulin & Roberts, 1987
Southwest Pacific
Plectranthias cirrhitoides
Randall, 1980
Eastern Central Pacific 5.72
Plectranthias elaine
Heemstra & Randall, 2009
Western Indian Ocean 5.6
Plectranthias elongatus
Wu, Randall & Chen, 2011
Pacific Ocean 5.42
Plectranthias exsul
Heemstra & Anderson, 1983
Southeast Pacific 15.8
Plectranthias fijiensis
Raj & Seeto, 1983
Western Central Pacific 7.47
Plectranthias flammeus
Williams, Delrieu-Trottin & Planes, 2013
Flame perchlet Eastern Central Pacific
Plectranthias foresti
Fourmanoir, 1977
Western Central Pacific 7.2
Plectranthias fourmanoiri
Randall, 1980
Doublespot perchlet Indo-Pacific Ocean 4.7
Plectranthias gardineri
(Regan, 1908)
Western Indian Ocean 3.2
Plectranthias garrupellus
Robins & Starck, 1961
Apricot bass Western Atlantic 10
Plectranthias helenae
Randall, 1980
Pacific Ocean 6.15
Plectranthias inermis
Randall, 1980
Chequered perchlet Indo-West Pacific 4.5
Plectranthias intermedius
(Kotthaus, 1973)
Western Indian Ocean 8.9
Plectranthias japonicus
(Steindachner, 1883)
Japanese perchlet Western Pacific 15
Plectranthias jothyi
Randall, 1996
Indo-West Pacific 9.2
Plectranthias kamii
Randall, 1980
Pacific Ocean 23
Plectranthias klausewitzi
Zajonz, 2006
Western Indian Ocean 5.5
Plectranthias knappi
Randall, 1996
Western Central Pacific
Plectranthias lasti
Randall & Hoese, 1995
Trawl perchlet Western Pacific 6.8
Plectranthias longimanus
(Weber, 1913)
Longfin perchlet Indo-West Pacific 3.5
Plectranthias maculicauda
(Regan, 1914)
Spot-tail perchlet Southwest Pacific 8.3
Plectranthias maugei
Randall, 1980
Western Indian Ocean 5.76
Plectranthias megalepis
(Günther, 1880)
Western Pacific 6.2
Plectranthias megalophthalmus
Fourmanoir & Randall, 1979
Citron perchlet Indo-Pacific 6.1
Plectranthias morgansi
(Smith, 1961)
Flagfin Western Indian Ocean 5
Plectranthias nanus
Randall, 1980
Bownband perchlet Pacific Ocean 3.98
Plectranthias nazcae
Anderson, 2008
Red splodge South Pacific, Nazca Ridge 15
Plectranthias pallidus
Randall & Hoese, 1995
Pale perchlet Western Pacific
Plectranthias parini
Anderson & Randall, 1991
Parin's anthias Southeast Pacific
Plectranthias pelicieri
Randall & Shimizu, 1994
Indian Ocean, from Mauritius and South Africa (northern KwaZulu-Natal), and probably also off Madagascar and Mozambique at comparable depths 4.8
Plectranthias randalli
Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1980
Western Pacific 11.07
Plectranthias retrofasciatus
Fourmanoir & Randall, 1979
Western Pacific 6.18
Plectranthias robertsi
Randall & Hoese, 1995
Filamentous perchlet Western Pacific
Plectranthias rubrifasciatus
Fourmanoir & Randall, 1979
Western Central Pacific 4.9
Plectranthias sagamiensis
(Katayama, 1964)
Western Pacific 6
Plectranthias sheni
Chen & Shao, 2002
Northwest Pacific 11.51
Plectranthias taylori
Randall, 1980
Eastern Central Pacific 23.75
Plectranthias vexillarius
Randall, 1980
Western Indian Ocean 8.24
Plectranthias wheeleri
Randall, 1980
Spotted perchlet Western Pacific 8.28
Plectranthias whiteheadi
Randall, 1980
Western Pacific
Plectranthias winniensis
(Tyler, 1966)
Redblotch basslet Indo-Pacific 4
Plectranthias xanthomaculatus
Wu, Randall & Chen, 2011
Northwest Pacific 5.76
Plectranthias yamakawai
Yoshino, 1972
Western Pacific 20
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