Serranus tortugarum

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Chalk Bass
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae
Genus: Serranus
Species: S. tortugarum
Binomial name
Serranus tortugarum
Longley, 1935

Serranus tortugarum or Chalk Bass is a bass fish from the Western Atlantic that occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 8cm in length.