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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos
Subfamily: Scomberoidinae
Genus: Oligoplites

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Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm FL
Oligoplites altus (Günther, 1868)

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Oligoplites altus
[Longjaw leatherjacket]

Photo by Krumme, U.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 49.7 cm TL
Oligoplites palometa (Cuvier, 1832)

Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Oligoplites palometa
[Maracaibo leatherjacket]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm FL
Oligoplites refulgens Gilbert & Starks, 1904

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Oligoplites refulgens
[Shortjaw leatherjacket]

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Oligoplites saliens (Bloch, 1793)

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Oligoplites saliens
[Castin leatherjacket]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Oligoplites saurus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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Oligoplites saurus
[Leatherjacket]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Oligoplites altus Longjaw leatherjacket Eastern Pacific 56 FL 1868
Oligoplites palometa Maracaibo leatherjacket Western Atlantic 49.7 TL 1832
Oligoplites refulgens Shortjaw leatherjacket Eastern Pacific 25 FL 1904
Oligoplites saliens Castin leatherjacket Western Atlantic 50 TL 1793
Oligoplites saurus Leatherjacket Western Atlantic 35 TL 1801



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