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

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Haemulidae
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   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South America.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known.
Page   281

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Anisotremus virginicus
Current Species   virginicus
Current Genus   Anisotremus
Current AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Lacepède
Current Year   1758
Current Family   Haemulidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 2 to 20 meters.
Distribution   Western Atlantic.

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]).

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bicolor Anisotremus bicolor (Castelnau [F. L. de] 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)Spelling
davidsonii Anisotremus davidsonii (Steindachner [F.] 1876)Valid
dovii Anisotremus dovii Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
interruptus Anisotremus interruptus (Gill [T. N.] 1862)Valid
melanopterum Anisotremus melanopterum (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
moricandi Anisotremus moricandi (Ranzani [C.] 1842)Valid
mowbrayi Anisotremus mowbrayi Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1936Uncertain
pacifici Anisotremus pacifici (Günther [A.] 1864)Synonym
rodo Anisotremus rodo (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
sarugo Anisotremus sarugo Nichols [J. T.] & Murphy [R. C.] 1914Uncertain
scapulare Anisotremus scapulare (Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846)Spelling
scapularis Anisotremus scapularis (Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846)Valid
serratus Anisotremus serratus Poey [F.] 1955Uncertain
surinamensis Anisotremus surinamensis (Bloch [M. E.] 1791)Valid
taeniatus Anisotremus taeniatus Gill [T. N.] 1861Valid
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