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Odontanthias borbonius
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae
Subfamily: Anthiadinae
Genus: Odontanthias
Bleeker, 1873

Odontanthias is a genus of fish in the subfamily Anthiadinae and family Serranidae found in Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Depending on the exact species, they reach 10–21 cm (3.9–8.3 in) in maximum length. They are found at rocky reefs in deep water, mainly below 100 m (330 ft).[1]


There are currently 16 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2016). Species of Odontanthias in FishBase. January 2016 version.
  2. ^ Carvalho-Filho, A., Macena, B.C.L. & Nunes, D.M. (2016): A new species of Anthiadinae (Teleostei: Serranidae) from São Pedro and São Paulo Archipelago, Brazil, Equatorial Atlantic. Zootaxa, 4139 (4): 585–592.
  3. ^ Anderson, W.D.Jr. & García-Moliner, G. (2012): A new species of Odontanthias Bleeker (Perciformes: Serranidae: Anthiinae) from Mona Passage off Puerto Rico, the first record of the genus from the Atlantic Ocean. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 18 (1): 25-30.
  4. ^ White, W.T. (2011): Odontanthias randalli n. sp., a new anthiine fish (Serranidae: Anthiinae) from Indonesia. Zootaxa, 3015: 21–28.