|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Gempylidae||Diplospinus multistriatus||Maul||1948||Striped Escolar|
Unique Characters: Silvery with narrow dark dotted lines along body. Gill membranes jet-black. Dorsal-fin elements more than 60. Distance from anus to anal-fin origin equal or greater than snout length. First dorsal fin with 30-36 spines; second dorsal fin with 35-44 rays, its base about half the length of first dorsal-fin base. Anal fin with 2 small free spines and 28-35 soft rays. Pelvic fins reduced to a minute spine in adults. A single lateral line, situated closer to ventral profile than dorsal profile posteriorly.
Similar Species: None