Argyrops spinifer

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King soldier bream
King soldier bream
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae
Genus: Argyrops
Binomial name
Argyrops spinifer
(Forsskål, 1775)
  • Calamus ciliaris
  • Pagrus ciliaris
  • Sparus spinifer

Argyrops spinifer is also known as king soldier bream, Bowen snapper, frying-pan snapper, frypan bream, long-spined red bream, longfin snapper, longspine seabream and red bokako. It is a species of fish in the family Sparidae.

It is used as seafood and can be found in the Red Sea, Eastern coast of Africa and northern Australia.[1]


  1. ^ King SoldierBream. Seafood Portal.

Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Argyrops spinifer" in FishBase. May 2014 version.