POMACANTHIDAE,

Golani, Daniel & Fricke, Ronald, 2018, Checklist of the Red Sea Fishes with delineation of the Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, endemism and Lessepsian migrants, Zootaxa 4509 (1), pp. 1-215: 111-112

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4509.1.1

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scientific name

POMACANTHIDAE
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POMACANTHIDAE 

Apolemichthys xanthotis (Fraser-Brunner 1950) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Egypt ( Klausewitz 1983a), Israel ( Katzir & Schechtman 1986), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: ¯

General distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf.

Centropyge multispinis (Playfair 1867) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Jordan ( Bouchon et al. 1981, as Centropyge multispinnis  ).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1870, as Holacanthus vrolikii  ; Abu El-Regal 2017, as Centrepyge multispinis  ), Sudan ( Botros 1971, as Holacanthus vroliki  ), Eritrea ( Baschieri-Salvadori 1954a), Saudi Arabia ( Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955, as Centropyge vroliki  ; Tortonese 1983).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East Africa east to Thailand and western Sumatra ( Indonesia).

Genicanthus caudovittatus (Günther 1860) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Israel ( Dor 1970, as Genicanthus melanospilus caudovittatus  ), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1884, as Holacanthus melanospilus  ).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East Africa east to Sumatra and Bali (western Indonesia).

Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775) 

Gulf of Suez: Egypt ( Botros 1971, as Holacanthus asfur  ).

Gulf of Aqaba: Israel ( Steinitz & Ben-Tuvia 1955, as Euxiphipops asfur  ).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1870, as Holacanthus asfur  ), Sudan ( Bamber 1915, as Holacanthus asfur  ), Eritrea (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831, as Holacanthus caeruleus  ; Picaglia 1895, as Holacanthus asfur  ), Saudi Arabia ( Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955), Yemen (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775, as Chaetodon asfur  ; see Fricke 2008).

General distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean   : Gulf of Aden.

Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch 1787) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Israel ( Steinitz & Ben-Tuvia 1955), Jordan ( Steinitz & Ben-Tuvia 1955).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1870, as Holacanthus imperator  ), Sudan ( Botros 1971, as Holacanthus imperator  ; Edwards & Rosewell 1981), Eritrea ( Baschieri-Salvadori 1954a), Saudi Arabia ( Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Group.

Remark: Lessepsian migrant into eastern Mediterranean (see Golani et al. 2010).

Pomacanthus maculosus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Jordan ( Klausewitz 1969c).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1870, as Holacanthus maculosus  ), Sudan ( Klausewitz 1969c), Eritrea (Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831, as Holacanthus mokhella  and H. haddaja  ; Rüppell 1830, as Holacanthus lineatus  and H. striatus  ; Baschieri-Salvadori 1954a, as Pomacanthops filamentosus  ; Clark et al. 1968), Saudi Arabia (Rüppell 1836, as Holacanthus lineatus  ; Bogorodsky et al. 2014b), Yemen (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775, as Chaetodon maculosus  and C. asfur caerulescens  ; see Fricke 2008).

General distribution: Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: East Africa east to Pakistan.

Remark: Lessepsian migrant into the Mediterranean Sea (see Bariche 2010; Salameh et al 2012).

Pygoplites flavescens (Bennett 1831) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Egypt ( Botros 1971, as Holacanthus diacanthus  ), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1870, as Holacanthus diacanthus  ), Sudan ( Botros 1971, as Holacanthus diacanthus  ; Edwards & Rosewell 1981), Eritrea ( Baschieri-Salvadori 1954a), Saudi Arabia (Rüppell 1836, as Holacanthus dux  ; Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955, as Pigoplites diacanthus  ).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East Africa east to western Indonesia.

Remark: Accepted as a valid subspecies of P. diacanthus  by Coleman et al. (2016); in the present paper raised to species level.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Perciformes

Family

Pomacanthidae

Loc

POMACANTHIDAE

Golani, Daniel & Fricke, Ronald 2018
2018
Loc

Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775 )

Forsskal in Niebuhr 1775
1775
Loc

Pomacanthus maculosus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775 )

Forsskal in Niebuhr 1775
1775