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Peprilus paru
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Stromateidae
Genus: Peprilus
G. Cuvier, 1829

Peprilus is a genus of fish in the family Stromateidae found in Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.


There are currently 9 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ a b Marceniuk, A.P., Caires, R., Siccha-Ramirez, R. & Oliveira, C. (2016): Review of the harvestfishes, genus Peprilus (Perciformes: Stromateidae), of the Atlantic coast of South America. Zootaxa, 4098 (2): 311–332.