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Anisotremus virginicus

(Linnaeus 1758)

Anisotremus virginicus was originally described as Sparus virginicus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Haemulidae and subfamily Haemulinae. It is commonly known as Porkfish but has many other common names such as Atlantic porkfish in USA (contiguous states), Kuroobidai in Japan, Salema in Brazil, Porkfish in Bahamas, Catalineata in Cuba. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   virginicus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Haemulidae
Haemulinae Haemulinae
Genus   Anisotremus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Haemulidae
Subfamily   Haemulinae
Genus   Anisotremus
Original Name   Sparus        
Taxon Name   virginicus
Original Combination   Sparus virginicus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sparus virginicus
OriginalSubGenus   Sparus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Haemulinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South America.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known.
Page   281

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Anisotremus virginicus
Current Species   virginicus
Current Genus Anisotremus
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Haemulidae
Current Subfamily
Haemulinae Haemulinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 2 to 20 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Anisotremus virginicus  (Linnaeus 1758). Haemulidae: Haemulinae.
Name History   •Valid as Anisotremus virginicus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Matsuura in Uyeno et al. 1983:352 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:178 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:140 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:329 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:180 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:331 [ref. 24550], Thomson et al. 2000:129 [ref. 25640], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:161 [ref. 27754], Rocha & Rosa 2001:990 [ref. 25909], Lindeman & Toxey 2003:1530 [ref. 27094], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:84 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:33 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:144 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:365 [ref. 28815], Tavera et al. 2011:322 [ref. 31319], Tavera et al. 2012:6 [ref. 32469], Page et al. 2013:148 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:53 [ref. 33341], Robertson et al. 2016:145 [ref. 34961], Marceniuk et al. 2017:40 [ref. 35324], Spier et al. 2018:12 [ref. 36103], Parenti 2019:153 [ref. 37021]).

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bicolor Anisotremus bicolor (Castelnau [F. L.] 1855)Synonym
bilineatum Anisotremus bilineatum (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
caesius Anisotremus caesius (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Valid
davidsoni Anisotremus davidsoni (Steindachner [F.] 1876)Synonym
davidsonii Anisotremus davidsonii (Steindachner [F.] 1875)Valid
dovii Anisotremus dovii (Günther [A.] 1864)Synonym
espinozai Anisotremus espinozai --- 2021Valid
interruptus Anisotremus interruptus (Gill [T. N.] 1862)Valid
melanopterum Anisotremus melanopterum (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
moricandi Anisotremus moricandi (Ranzani [C.] 1842)Synonym
pacifici Anisotremus pacifici (Günther [A.] 1864)Synonym
perezponcedeleoni Anisotremus perezponcedeleoni --- 2021Valid
rodo Anisotremus rodo (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
scapulare Anisotremus scapulare (Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846)Synonym
scapularis Anisotremus scapularis (Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846)Valid
surinamensis Anisotremus surinamensis (Bloch [M. E.] 1791)Valid
taeniatus Anisotremus taeniatus Gill [T. N.] 1861Valid
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