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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Sparidae Porgies

Genus: Lithognathus

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4 species
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Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Lithognathus aureti Smith, 1962

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Lithognathus aureti
[West coast seabream]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Lithognathus lithognathus (Cuvier, 1829)

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Lithognathus lithognathus
[White steenbras]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Lithognathus mormyrus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Lithognathus mormyrus
[Sand steenbras]
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Max. Length 25.6 cm SL

 
Lithognathus olivieri
[Steenbras]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lithognathus aureti West coast seabream Southeast Atlantic 100 TL 1962
Lithognathus lithognathus White steenbras Southeast Atlantic 200 TL 1829
Lithognathus mormyrus Sand steenbras Eastern Atlantic 55 TL 1758
Lithognathus olivieri Steenbras Southeast Atlantic 25.6 SL 1969



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