SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=513) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species


Family: Polyprionidae Wreckfishes



(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



4 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 210 cm TL
Polyprion americanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Polyprion americanus
[Wreckfish]

Photo by SeaFIC

Circumglobal in southern
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Polyprion oxygeneios (Schneider & Forster, 1801)

Photo by SeaFIC
 
Polyprion oxygeneios
[Hapuku wreckfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL

 
Stereolepis doederleini
[]

Photo by John Warren

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Stereolepis gigas Ayres, 1859

Photo by John Warren
 
Stereolepis gigas
[Giant seabass]



4 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Polyprion americanus Wreckfish Eastern Atlantic 210 TL 1801
Polyprion oxygeneios Hapuku wreckfish Circumglobal in southern 160 TL 1801
Stereolepis doederleini Northwest Pacific 200 TL 1969
Stereolepis gigas Giant seabass Eastern Pacific 250 TL 1859



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013