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Order: Zeiformes


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33 species (see list below)

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Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Allocyttus folletti Myers, 1960

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Allocyttus folletti
[Oxeye oreo]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL
Allocyttus guineensis Trunov & Kukuev, 1982

Photo by SFSA
 
Allocyttus guineensis
[Guinea oreo]

Photo by SeaFIC

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Allocyttus niger James, Inada & Nakamura, 1988

Photo by SeaFIC
 
Allocyttus niger
[Black oreo]

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 42.5 cm TL
Allocyttus verrucosus (Gilchrist, 1906)

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Allocyttus verrucosus
[Warty dory]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Capromimus abbreviatus
[Capro dory]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Cyttomimus affinis Weber, 1913

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Cyttomimus affinis
[False dory]
No picture found
Pacific

 
Cyttomimus stelgis
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Cyttopsis cypho (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Cyttopsis cypho
[Little dory]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Cyttopsis rosea (Lowe, 1843)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Cyttopsis rosea
[Rosy dory]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Cyttus australis (Richardson, 1843)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Cyttus australis
[Silver dory]

Photo by CSIRO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Cyttus novaezealandiae (Arthur, 1885)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Cyttus novaezealandiae
[New Zealand dory]

Photo by SeaFIC

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Cyttus traversi Hutton, 1872

Photo by SeaFIC
 
Cyttus traversi
[King dory]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Grammicolepis brachiusculus Poey, 1873

Photo by JAMARC
 
Grammicolepis brachiusculus
[Thorny tinselfish]

Photo by American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

Western Central Pacific

Macrurocyttus acanthopodus Fowler, 1934

Photo by American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
 
Macrurocyttus acanthopodus
[Dwarf dory]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Neocyttus acanthorhynchus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Neocyttus helgae (Holt & Byrne, 1908)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Neocyttus helgae
[False boarfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22.4 cm SL

 
Neocyttus psilorhynchus
[Rough oreodory]

Photo by CSIRO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Neocyttus rhomboidalis Gilchrist, 1906

Photo by CSIRO
 
Neocyttus rhomboidalis
[Spiky oreo]

Photo by CSIRO

Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Oreosoma atlanticum Cuvier, 1829

Photo by CSIRO
 
Oreosoma atlanticum
[Ox-eyed oreo]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Parazen pacificus Kamohara, 1935

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Parazen pacificus
[Parazen]

Photo by SeaFIC

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Pseudocyttus maculatus Gilchrist, 1906

Photo by SeaFIC
 
Pseudocyttus maculatus
[Smooth oreo dory]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Stethopristes eos
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi Gilchrist, 1922

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi
[Spotted tinselfish]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.6 cm TL
Zenion hololepis (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Zenion hololepis
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Zenion japonicum
[Japanese dory]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Zenion leptolepis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

Photo by SFSA
 
Zenion leptolepis
[Elongate dory]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Zenion longipinnis
[]

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

Atlantic Western Indian O
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Zenopsis conchifer (Lowe, 1852)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Zenopsis conchifer
[Silvery John dory]

Photo by Yuniar, A.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Zenopsis nebulosa (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Yuniar, A.T.
 
Zenopsis nebulosa
[Mirror dory]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific.

 
Zenopsis oblonga
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 41.0 cm SL

 
Zenopsis stabilispinosa
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Zeus capensis Valenciennes, 1835

Photo by SFSA
 
Zeus capensis
[Cape dory]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Worldwide in distribution
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Zeus faber Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Zeus faber
[John dory]
33 Species of Family Zeidae
(Dories)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1960 Allocyttus folletti Oxeye oreo North Pacific 42 TL
1982 Allocyttus guineensis Guinea oreo Eastern Atlantic 23.2 SL
1988 Allocyttus niger Black oreo Southwest Pacific 47 TL
1906 Allocyttus verrucosus Warty dory Eastern Atlantic 42.5 TL
1875 Capromimus abbreviatus Capro dory Southwest Pacific 10 TL
1913 Cyttomimus affinis False dory Western Pacific 7 SL
1905 Cyttomimus stelgis Pacific
1934 Cyttopsis cypho Little dory Western Pacific 7.8 SL
1843 Cyttopsis rosea Rosy dory Western Atlantic 31 TL
1843 Cyttus australis Silver dory Eastern Indian Ocean 41 TL
1885 Cyttus novaezealandiae New Zealand dory Southwest Pacific 40 TL
1872 Cyttus traversi King dory Southeast Atlantic 54 TL
1873 Grammicolepis brachiusculus Thorny tinselfish Eastern Atlantic 64 TL
1934 Macrurocyttus acanthopodus Dwarf dory Western Central Pacific
1908 Neocyttus acanthorhynchus Indian Ocean 15.2 SL
1908 Neocyttus helgae False boarfish North Atlantic 30.5 TL
1998 Neocyttus psilorhynchus Rough oreodory Indo-West Pacific 22.4 SL
1906 Neocyttus rhomboidalis Spiky oreo Southeast Atlantic 40 SL
1829 Oreosoma atlanticum Ox-eyed oreo Southeast Atlantic and We 21 TL
1935 Parazen pacificus Parazen Western Central Atlantic 14 TL
1906 Pseudocyttus maculatus Smooth oreo dory Southwest Atlantic 68 TL
1905 Stethopristes eos Southeast Pacific
1922 Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi Spotted tinselfish Eastern Atlantic 15 TL
1896 Zenion hololepis Western Indian Ocean 15.6 TL
1934 Zenion japonicum Japanese dory Western Pacific 10 SL
1924 Zenion leptolepis Elongate dory Western Indian Ocean 16 TL
1970 Zenion longipinnis Eastern Atlantic 10.8 SL
1852 Zenopsis conchifer Silvery John dory Atlantic Western Indian O 80 TL
1845 Zenopsis nebulosa Mirror dory Indo-Pacific 70 TL
1989 Zenopsis oblonga Eastern Pacific.
2006 Zenopsis stabilispinosa Indo-Pacific 41.0 SL
1835 Zeus capensis Cape dory Western Indian Ocean 90 TL
1758 Zeus faber John dory Worldwide in distribution 90 TL



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