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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Haemulidae Grunts
Subfamily: Haemulinae
Genus: Anisotremus

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8 species
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Photo by Munson, L.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Anisotremus caesius (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Munson, L.
 
Anisotremus caesius
[Silvergrey grunt]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Anisotremus davidsonii (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Anisotremus davidsonii
[Xantic sargo]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Anisotremus interruptus (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Anisotremus interruptus
[Burrito grunt]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

West Atlantic
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Anisotremus moricandi (Ranzani, 1842)

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Anisotremus moricandi
[Brownstriped grunt]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Anisotremus scapularis (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Anisotremus scapularis
[Peruvian grunt]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Anisotremus surinamensis (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anisotremus surinamensis
[Black margate]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Anisotremus taeniatus Gill, 1861

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Anisotremus taeniatus
[Panama porkfish]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40.6 cm TL
Anisotremus virginicus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Anisotremus virginicus
[Porkfish]



8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Anisotremus caesius Silvergrey grunt Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1882
Anisotremus davidsonii Xantic sargo Eastern Central Pacific 58 TL 1876
Anisotremus interruptus Burrito grunt Eastern Pacific 51 TL 1862
Anisotremus moricandi Brownstriped grunt West Atlantic 15.1 SL 1842
Anisotremus scapularis Peruvian grunt Eastern Pacific 40 TL 1846
Anisotremus surinamensis Black margate Western Atlantic 76 TL 1791
Anisotremus taeniatus Panama porkfish Eastern Pacific 31 TL 1861
Anisotremus virginicus Porkfish Western Atlantic 40.6 TL 1758



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