Lethrinus

Lethrinus is a genus of emperors found from the eastern Atlantic Ocean through the Indian Ocean to the western Pacific Ocean.[1]

Lethrinus
Orange-striped Emperor (L. obsoletus)
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Lethrinus

G. Cuvier, 1829
Type species
Sparus choerorynchus
Bloch & J. G. Schneider, 1801
Synonyms
  • Schour Forsskål, 1775 (not available)
  • Maina Gistel, 1848
  • Neolethrinus Castelnau, 1875 (uncertain)
  • Lethrinella Fowler, 1904
  • Lethrinichthys D. S. Jordan & W. F. Thompson, 1912

Species

There are currently 27 recognized species in this genus:[1]

References

  1. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Lethrinus in FishBase. December 2013 version.


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