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Family: Ambassidae Asiatic glassfishes



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51 species
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Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Ambassis agassizii
[Agassiz's glassfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Ambassis agrammus Günther, 1867

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ambassis agrammus
[Sailfin glass perchlet]

Photo by King, D.R.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ambassis ambassis (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Ambassis ambassis
[Commerson's glassy]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Ambassis buruensis Bleeker, 1856

Photo by FAO
 
Ambassis buruensis
[Buru glass perchlet]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Ambassis buton
[Buton glassy perchlet]

Photo by Keith, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ambassis dussumieri Cuvier, 1828

Photo by Keith, P.
 
Ambassis dussumieri
[Malabar glassy perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Ambassis elongata
[Elongate glassfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Ambassis fontoynonti
[]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Ambassis gymnocephalus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Ambassis gymnocephalus
[Bald glassy]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Ambassis interrupta Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Ambassis interrupta
[Long-spined glass perchlet]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Ambassis jacksoniensis
[Port Jackson glassfish]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL
Ambassis kopsii Bleeker, 1858

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Ambassis kopsii
[Singapore glassy perchlet]

Photo by JJPhoto

Oceania
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Ambassis macleayi (Castelnau, 1878)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ambassis macleayi
[Macleay's glass perchlet]

Photo by Purushottama, G.B.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Ambassis macracanthus Bleeker, 1849

Photo by Purushottama, G.B.
 
Ambassis macracanthus
[Estuarine glass perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Ambassis marianus
[Estuary glassfish]

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Ambassis miops Günther, 1872

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.
 
Ambassis miops
[Flag-tailed glass perchlet]

Photo by Satapoomin, U.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Ambassis nalua (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Ambassis nalua
[Scalloped perchlet]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Ambassis natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ambassis natalensis
[Slender glassy]

Photo by FAO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ambassis urotaenia Bleeker, 1852

Photo by FAO
 
Ambassis urotaenia
[Banded-tail glassy perchlet]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Ambassis vachellii Richardson, 1846

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Ambassis vachellii
[Vachelli's glass perchlet]

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Chanda nama Hamilton, 1822

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Chanda nama
[Elongate glass-perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Denariusa australis
[Pennyfish]

Photo by Calypso Photolibrary

Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Gymnochanda filamentosa Fraser-Brunner, 1955

Photo by Calypso Photolibrary
 
Gymnochanda filamentosa
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Gymnochanda flamea
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Gymnochanda limi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Gymnochanda ploegi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Gymnochanda verae
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Paradoxodacna piratica Roberts, 1989

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Paradoxodacna piratica
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Parambassis alleni
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Parambassis altipinnis
[High-finned glass perchlet]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Parambassis apogonoides (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Parambassis apogonoides
[Iridescent glassy perchlet]

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Parambassis baculis (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Parambassis baculis
[Himalayan glassy perchlet]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Parambassis bistigmata
[]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Parambassis confinis
[Sepik glass perchlet]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Parambassis dayi
[Day's glassy perchlet]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Parambassis gulliveri (Castelnau, 1878)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Parambassis gulliveri
[Giant glassfish]

Photo by Mahalder, B.

Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Parambassis lala (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Parambassis lala
[Highfin glassy perchlet]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Parambassis macrolepis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Parambassis macrolepis
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Asia
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL
Parambassis pulcinella Kottelat, 2003

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Parambassis pulcinella
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Parambassis ranga (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Parambassis ranga
[Indian glassy fish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Parambassis serrata
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Parambassis siamensis (Fowler, 1937)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Parambassis siamensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Parambassis tenasserimensis
[]

Photo by Johnson, J.A.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Parambassis thomassi (Day, 1870)

Photo by Johnson, J.A.
 
Parambassis thomassi
[Western Ghat glassy perchlet]

Photo by Kulabtong, S.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm NG
Parambassis vollmeri Roberts, 1995

Photo by Kulabtong, S.
 
Parambassis vollmeri
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Parambassis waikhomi
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Parambassis wolffii (Bleeker, 1850)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Parambassis wolffii
[Duskyfin glassy perchlet]
No picture found
Asia

 
Pseudambassis roberti
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Tetracentrum apogonoides
[Four-spined glass perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Tetracentrum caudovittatus
[Kokoda glass perchlet]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Tetracentrum honessi
[Honess' glass perchlet]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ambassis agassizii Agassiz's glassfish Oceania 7.5 SL 1867
Ambassis agrammus Sailfin glass perchlet Oceania 7.5 SL 1867
Ambassis ambassis Commerson's glassy Africa 15 TL 1802
Ambassis buruensis Buru glass perchlet Western Pacific 8.2 TL 1856
Ambassis buton Buton glassy perchlet Asia 5 SL 1918
Ambassis dussumieri Malabar glassy perchlet Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1828
Ambassis elongata Elongate glassfish Oceania 7.5 TL 1878
Ambassis fontoynonti Africa 6 TL 1932
Ambassis gymnocephalus Bald glassy Indo-West Pacific 16 TL 1802
Ambassis interrupta Long-spined glass perchlet Asia 12 SL 1853
Ambassis jacksoniensis Port Jackson glassfish Southwest Pacific 7 SL 1881
Ambassis kopsii Singapore glassy perchlet Indo-Pacific 10.2 TL 1858
Ambassis macleayi Macleay's glass perchlet Oceania 9 SL 1878
Ambassis macracanthus Estuarine glass perchlet Asia and Oceania 10.5 SL 1849
Ambassis marianus Estuary glassfish Oceania 10 SL 1880
Ambassis miops Flag-tailed glass perchlet Indo-West Pacific 10.3 TL 1872
Ambassis nalua Scalloped perchlet Asia and Oceania 12.5 TL 1822
Ambassis natalensis Slender glassy Western Indian Ocean 9 SL 1908
Ambassis urotaenia Banded-tail glassy perchlet Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1852
Ambassis vachellii Vachelli's glass perchlet Indo-West Pacific. 6.5 SL 1846
Chanda nama Elongate glass-perchlet Asia 11 TL 1822
Denariusa australis Pennyfish Oceania 4.5 SL 1867
Gymnochanda filamentosa Asia 3.8 SL 1955
Gymnochanda flamea Asia 2.3 SL 1995
Gymnochanda limi Asia 2.2 SL 1995
Gymnochanda ploegi Asia 2.8 SL 2014
Gymnochanda verae Asia 2.6 SL 2011
Paradoxodacna piratica Asia 9 SL 1989
Parambassis alleni Asia 1993
Parambassis altipinnis High-finned glass perchlet Asia 12 SL 1982
Parambassis apogonoides Iridescent glassy perchlet Asia 10 SL 1851
Parambassis baculis Himalayan glassy perchlet Asia 5 SL 1822
Parambassis bistigmata Asia 4.1 SL 2012
Parambassis confinis Sepik glass perchlet Asia and Oceania 10 SL 1913
Parambassis dayi Day's glassy perchlet Asia 17.5 TL 1874
Parambassis gulliveri Giant glassfish Asia and Oceania 24 SL 1878
Parambassis lala Highfin glassy perchlet Asia 4 TL 1822
Parambassis macrolepis Asia 9.7 SL 1856
Parambassis pulcinella Asia 8.0 SL 2003
Parambassis ranga Indian glassy fish Asia 8 TL 1822
Parambassis serrata Asia 6.0 SL 2015
Parambassis siamensis Asia 7.5 SL 1937
Parambassis tenasserimensis Asia 6.6 SL 1995
Parambassis thomassi Western Ghat glassy perchlet Asia 12 SL 1870
Parambassis vollmeri Asia 8 NG 1995
Parambassis waikhomi Asia 4.0 SL 2012
Parambassis wolffii Duskyfin glassy perchlet Asia 20 SL 1850
Pseudambassis roberti Asia 1993
Tetracentrum apogonoides Four-spined glass perchlet Oceania 12.5 SL 1883
Tetracentrum caudovittatus Kokoda glass perchlet Oceania 11 SL 1935
Tetracentrum honessi Honess' glass perchlet Oceania 11.5 SL 1945



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