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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Synodontidae Lizardfishes
Subfamily: Harpadontinae
Genus: Saurida

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Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Saurida argentea
[Shortfin saury]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Saurida brasiliensis Norman, 1935

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Saurida brasiliensis
[Brazilian lizardfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Saurida caribbaea Breder, 1927

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Saurida caribbaea
[Smallscale lizardfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Saurida elongata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Saurida elongata
[Slender lizardfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Saurida filamentosa Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Saurida filamentosa
[Threadfin saury]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30.5 cm SL
Saurida flamma Waples, 1982

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Saurida flamma
[Orangemouth lizardfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 27.6 cm SL

 
Saurida golanii
[Golani’s lizardfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Saurida gracilis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Strauss, P.
 
Saurida gracilis
[Gracile lizardfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Saurida isarankurai Shindo & Yamada, 1972

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Saurida isarankurai
[Shortjaw saury]
No picture found

Max. Length 28.2 cm SL

 
Saurida lessepsianus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Saurida longimanus Norman, 1939

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Saurida longimanus
[Longfin lizardfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 25.8 cm SL

 
Saurida macrolepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 45 cm SL

 
Saurida microlepis
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Saurida micropectoralis Shindo & Yamada, 1972

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Saurida micropectoralis
[Shortfin lizardfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Saurida nebulosa Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Saurida nebulosa
[Clouded lizardfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Saurida normani Longley, 1935

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Saurida normani
[Shortjaw lizardfish]
No picture found


 
Saurida pseudotumbil
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Saurida suspicio Breder, 1927

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho et al
 
Saurida suspicio
[Suspicious lizardfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm FL
Saurida tumbil (Bloch, 1795)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Saurida tumbil
[Greater lizardfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 33.7 cm SL

 
Saurida umeyoshii
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean, Mal
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Saurida undosquamis (Richardson, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Saurida undosquamis
[Brushtooth lizardfish]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 65 cm SL
Saurida wanieso Shindo & Yamada, 1972

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Saurida wanieso
[Wanieso lizardfish]



22 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Saurida argentea Shortfin saury Western Pacific 29 SL 1881
Saurida brasiliensis Brazilian lizardfish Eastern Atlantic 25 TL 1935
Saurida caribbaea Smallscale lizardfish Western Atlantic 18 TL 1927
Saurida elongata Slender lizardfish Northwest Pacific 50 SL 1846
Saurida filamentosa Threadfin saury Western Pacific 22 SL 1910
Saurida flamma Orangemouth lizardfish Eastern Central Pacific 30.5 SL 1982
Saurida golanii Golani’s lizardfish Red Sea 27.6 SL 2011
Saurida gracilis Gracile lizardfish Indo-Pacific 32 SL 1824
Saurida isarankurai Shortjaw saury Western Central Pacific 12 SL 1972
Saurida lessepsianus Meditteranean and Western 28.2 SL 2015
Saurida longimanus Longfin lizardfish Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1939
Saurida macrolepis Indo-West Pacific 25.8 SL 1917
Saurida microlepis Northwest Pacific 45 SL 1931
Saurida micropectoralis Shortfin lizardfish Indo-West Pacific 38 TL 1972
Saurida nebulosa Clouded lizardfish Indo-Pacific 16.5 SL 1850
Saurida normani Shortjaw lizardfish Western Atlantic 45 TL 1935
Saurida pseudotumbil Indian Ocean 1981
Saurida suspicio Suspicious lizardfish Western Atlantic 9 TL 1927
Saurida tumbil Greater lizardfish Indo-West Pacific 60 FL 1795
Saurida umeyoshii Northwest Pacific 33.7 SL 2006
Saurida undosquamis Brushtooth lizardfish Eastern Indian Ocean, Mal 50 SL 1848
Saurida wanieso Wanieso lizardfish Indo-West Pacific. 65 SL 1972



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