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Orthopristis chrysoptera.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Haemulidae
Subfamily: Haemulinae
Genus: Orthopristis
Girard, 1858
Type species
Orthopristis duplex
Girard, 1858
  • Evapristis D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1896
  • Lepidopristis Fowler, 1944
  • Lepthaemulon Fowler & B. A. Bean, 1923
  • Pristocantharus T. N. Gill, 1862

Orthopristis is a genus of grunts native to the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the Americas.[1]


The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Orthopristis in FishBase. August 2013 version.