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Atlantic fanfish ( Pterycombus brama ).jpg
Atlantic Fanfish (P. brama)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Bramidae
Genus: Pterycombus
Fries, 1837
Type species
Pterycombus brama
Fries, 1837

Pterycombus is a genus of pomfrets.


There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[1]

  • Pterycombus brama Fries, 1837 (Atlantic fanfish)
  • Pterycombus petersii (Hilgendorf, 1878) (Prickly fanfish)


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Pterycombus in FishBase. February 2013 version.