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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Anthiinae
Genus: Pseudanthias

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63 species
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Northwest Pacific

 
Pseudanthias albofasciatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Pseudanthias aurulentus (Randall & McCosker, 1982)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias aurulentus
[]

Photo by Mayo, M.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pseudanthias bartlettorum (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Mayo, M.
 
Pseudanthias bartlettorum
[Bartletts' anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pseudanthias bicolor (Randall, 1979)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias bicolor
[Bicolor anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Pseudanthias bimaculatus (Smith, 1955)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias bimaculatus
[Two-spot basslet]

Photo by Steene, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pseudanthias bimarginatus Randall, 2011

Photo by Steene, R.
 
Pseudanthias bimarginatus
[Margined anthias]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pseudanthias calloura
[Aurora anthias]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Pseudanthias caudalis
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias charleneae Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudanthias charleneae
[Charlene's anthias]

Photo by Yang, N.-S.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias cichlops (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Pseudanthias cichlops
[]

Photo by King, D.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Pseudanthias connelli (Heemstra & Randall, 1986)

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Pseudanthias connelli
[Harlequin goldie]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Pseudanthias conspicuus
[]

Photo by Polack, D.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Pseudanthias cooperi (Regan, 1902)

Photo by Polack, D.
 
Pseudanthias cooperi
[Red-bar anthias]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias dispar (Herre, 1955)

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Pseudanthias dispar
[Peach fairy basslet]

Photo by Sorita, K.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Pseudanthias elongatus (Franz, 1910)

Photo by Sorita, K.
 
Pseudanthias elongatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pseudanthias engelhardi (Allen & Starck, 1982)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias engelhardi
[Orangebar anthias]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Pseudanthias evansi (Smith, 1954)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pseudanthias evansi
[Yellowback anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Pseudanthias fasciatus (Kamohara, 1955)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias fasciatus
[One-stripe anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Pseudanthias flavicauda Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias flavicauda
[]

Photo by Konishi, S.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias flavoguttatus (Katayama & Masuda, 1980)

Photo by Konishi, S.
 
Pseudanthias flavoguttatus
[Yellow-spotted anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific

Pseudanthias fucinus (Randall & Ralston, 1985)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias fucinus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Pseudanthias georgei
[George's basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis (Randall, 1979)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis
[]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pseudanthias heemstrai Schuhmacher, Krupp & Randall, 1989

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Pseudanthias heemstrai
[Orangehead anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL
Pseudanthias hiva Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias hiva
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias huchtii (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias huchtii
[Red-cheeked fairy basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias hutomoi (Allen & Burhanuddin, 1976)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias hutomoi
[Hutomo's anthias]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Pseudanthias hypselosoma Bleeker, 1878

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Pseudanthias hypselosoma
[Stocky anthias]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pseudanthias ignitus (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudanthias ignitus
[Flame anthias]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Pseudanthias leucozonus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias lori (Lubbock & Randall, 1976)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias lori
[Lori's anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Pseudanthias lunulatus (Kotthaus, 1973)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias lunulatus
[Lunate goldie]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Oceania and Western Pacif
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias luzonensis (Katayama & Masuda, 1983)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias luzonensis
[Yellowlined anthias]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Pseudanthias manadensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Pseudanthias marcia Randall & Hoover, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias marcia
[Marcia's anthias]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Pseudanthias mica Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pseudanthias mica
[Mica's anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias mooreanus (Herre, 1935)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias mooreanus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Pseudanthias nobilis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias olivaceus (Randall & McCosker, 1982)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias olivaceus
[]

Photo by Williams, J.T.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Pseudanthias oumati Williams, Delrieu-Trottin & Planes, 2013

Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Pseudanthias oumati
[Saffron anthias]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias parvirostris (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Pseudanthias parvirostris
[Sunset anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pseudanthias pascalus (Jordan & Tanaka, 1927)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pascalus
[Amethyst anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias pictilis (Randall & Allen, 1978)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pictilis
[Painted anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia
[Square-spot fairy basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias privitera Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias privitera
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus (Heemstra & Randall, 1986)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus
[Resplendent goldie]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias randalli (Lubbock & Allen, 1978)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias randalli
[Randall's fairy basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pseudanthias regalis (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias regalis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus (Randall, 1983)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus
[Red-belted anthias]

Photo by MNHN

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus (Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979)

Photo by MNHN
 
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus
[Thread-tail basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Pseudanthias sheni Randall & Allen, 1989

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias sheni
[Shen's basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pseudanthias smithvanizi (Randall & Lubbock, 1981)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias smithvanizi
[Princess anthias]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pseudanthias squamipinnis (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias squamipinnis
[Sea goldie]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pseudanthias taeniatus (Klunzinger, 1884)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias taeniatus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pseudanthias taira
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Pseudanthias thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias thompsoni
[Hawaiian anthias]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pseudanthias townsendi (Boulenger, 1897)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Pseudanthias townsendi
[Townsend's anthias]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudanthias tuka (Herre & Montalban, 1927)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Pseudanthias tuka
[Yellowstriped fairy basslet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Pseudanthias unimarginatus Randall, 2011

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias unimarginatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Pseudanthias venator Snyder, 1911

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias venator
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pseudanthias ventralis (Randall, 1979)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pseudanthias ventralis
[Longfin anthias]

Photo by N. Muddula Krishna et al

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Pseudanthias vizagensis Krishna, Rao & Venu, 2017

Photo by N. Muddula Krishna et al
 
Pseudanthias vizagensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Pseudanthias xanthomaculatus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudanthias albofasciatus Northwest Pacific 1930
Pseudanthias aurulentus Eastern Central Pacific 4.6 SL 1982
Pseudanthias bartlettorum Bartletts' anthias Pacific Ocean 9 TL 1981
Pseudanthias bicolor Bicolor anthias Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1979
Pseudanthias bimaculatus Two-spot basslet Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1955
Pseudanthias bimarginatus Margined anthias Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 2011
Pseudanthias calloura Aurora anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL 2001
Pseudanthias caudalis Northwest Pacific 17 SL 1959
Pseudanthias charleneae Charlene's anthias Western Pacific 7.5 SL 2008
Pseudanthias cichlops Western Pacific 9.5 SL 1853
Pseudanthias connelli Harlequin goldie Western Indian Ocean 11 SL 1986
Pseudanthias conspicuus Indian Ocean 1973
Pseudanthias cooperi Red-bar anthias Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1902
Pseudanthias dispar Peach fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL 1955
Pseudanthias elongatus Northwest Pacific 14 SL 1910
Pseudanthias engelhardi Orangebar anthias Western Central Pacific 10 TL 1982
Pseudanthias evansi Yellowback anthias Indian Ocean 12 SL 1954
Pseudanthias fasciatus One-stripe anthias Indo-Pacific 21 TL 1955
Pseudanthias flavicauda Western Pacific 6.6 SL 2001
Pseudanthias flavoguttatus Yellow-spotted anthias Indo-West Pacific 10.2 SL 1980
Pseudanthias fucinus Eastern Central Pacific 1985
Pseudanthias georgei George's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 1976
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific 7.7 SL 1979
Pseudanthias heemstrai Orangehead anthias Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1989
Pseudanthias hiva Eastern Central Pacific 10.0 SL 2001
Pseudanthias huchtii Red-cheeked fairy basslet Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1857
Pseudanthias hutomoi Hutomo's anthias Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1976
Pseudanthias hypselosoma Stocky anthias Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1878
Pseudanthias ignitus Flame anthias Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1981
Pseudanthias leucozonus Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1982
Pseudanthias lori Lori's anthias Indo-Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1976
Pseudanthias lunulatus Lunate goldie Indo-West Pacific 8 SL 1973
Pseudanthias luzonensis Yellowlined anthias Oceania and Western Pacif 14.5 TL 1983
Pseudanthias manadensis Western Central Pacific 1856
Pseudanthias marcia Marcia's anthias Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1993
Pseudanthias mica Mica's anthias Western Central Pacific 5.7 SL 2012
Pseudanthias mooreanus Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1935
Pseudanthias nobilis Northwest Pacific 1910
Pseudanthias olivaceus Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1982
Pseudanthias oumati Saffron anthias Eastern Central Pacific 5.8 SL 2013
Pseudanthias parvirostris Sunset anthias Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 1981
Pseudanthias pascalus Amethyst anthias Pacific Ocean 20 TL 1927
Pseudanthias pictilis Painted anthias Western Pacific 13.5 TL 1978
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia Square-spot fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 20 TL 1857
Pseudanthias privitera Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SL 2001
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus Resplendent goldie Western Indian Ocean 7 SL 1986
Pseudanthias randalli Randall's fairy basslet Pacific Ocean 9.5 TL 1978
Pseudanthias regalis Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1981
Pseudanthias rubrizonatus Red-belted anthias Western Pacific 12 TL 1983
Pseudanthias rubrolineatus Thread-tail basslet Western Central Pacific 9.2 SL 1979
Pseudanthias sheni Shen's basslet Eastern Indian Ocean 10.5 SL 1989
Pseudanthias smithvanizi Princess anthias Indo-Pacific 9.5 TL 1981
Pseudanthias squamipinnis Sea goldie Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1855
Pseudanthias taeniatus Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1884
Pseudanthias taira Northwest Pacific 10 TL 1931
Pseudanthias thompsoni Hawaiian anthias Pacific Ocean 22 TL 1923
Pseudanthias townsendi Townsend's anthias Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1897
Pseudanthias tuka Yellowstriped fairy basslet Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1927
Pseudanthias unimarginatus Western Indian Ocean 5.3 SL 2011
Pseudanthias venator Northwest Pacific 8.2 SL 1911
Pseudanthias ventralis Longfin anthias Pacific Ocean 7 TL 1979
Pseudanthias vizagensis Western Indian Ocean 9.1 TL 2017
Pseudanthias xanthomaculatus Western Central Pacific 1979



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