|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Serranidae||Bathyanthias cubensis||Schultz||1958||Cuban Bass|
Unique Characters: Anal fin with 3 spines and 6-13 rays. Most of upper edge of operculum free, not connected by skin to body. Caudal fin emarginate. Head larger, its length contained 2.3-3.3 times in standard length. Preopercle without a large antrorse spine in most species; middle opercle spine not reaching edge of operculum. Front nostrils distinctly tubular, located closer to upper lip than to rear nostrils. Dorsal fin with 8 or 9 spines and 13-15 rays. Dorsal fin continuous with only a shallow notch in margin between spinous and soft-rayed parts.
Similar Species: None.