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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae Porgies

Genus: Pagrus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pagrus africanus Southern common seabream Eastern Atlantic 75 TL 1962
Pagrus auratus Silver seabream Indo-Pacific 130 TL 1801
Pagrus auriga Redbanded seabream Eastern Atlantic 80 SL 1843
Pagrus caeruleostictus Bluespotted seabream Eastern Atlantic 90 SL 1830
Pagrus major Red seabream Northwest Pacific 100 SL 1843
Pagrus pagrus Red porgy Eastern Atlantic 91 TL 1758



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