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Apogon affinis

(Poey 1875)

Apogon affinis was originally described as Chilodipterus affinis by Poey in 1875. It belongs to the family Apogonidae and subfamily Apogoninae. It is commonly known as Bigtooth cardinalfish but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as bigtooth cardinalfish, in USA (contiguous states) as cardenal dientón, in USA (contiguous states) as Bigtooth cardinalfish, in Japan as Onaga-tenjikudai, in Bahamas as Longtooth cardinalfish, in Cuba as Cardenal dentudo. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western and eastern Atlantic.
Species   affinis
AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
AuthorNI   Poey
Qualification   ---
Year   1875
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Kurtiformes Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily   Apogoninae Apogoninae
Genus   Apogon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily   Apogoninae
Genus   Apogon
Original Name   Chilodipterus        
Taxon Name   affinis
Original Combination   Chilodipterus affinis
Original Genus   Chilodipterus
Original Genus Species   Chilodipterus affinis
OriginalSubGenus   Chilodipterus
Original Author   Poey
Original AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1875
Original Family   Apogonidae
Original SubFamily   Apogoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Havana, Cuba.
Primary Code   ---
Page   58

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Paroncheilus ---
Current Genus   Paroncheilus
Current AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Poey
Current Year   1875
Current Family   Apogonidae
Current Subfamily   Apogoninae Apogoninae

Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 20 to 300 meters.
Distribution   Western and eastern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Paroncheilus affinis  (Poey 1875). Apogonidae: Apogoninae.
Name History   • Valid as Apogon affinis  (Poey 1875) -- (Fraser & Robins 1970:311 [ref. 1485], Matsuura in Uyeno et al. 1983:319 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:152 [ref. 23100], Maugé 1990:714 [ref. 17126], Boschung 1992:126 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1993:20 [ref. 24474], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:223 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:158 [ref. 27754], Gon 2003:1390 [ref. 27085], Nelson et al. 2004:138 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:220 [ref. 28815], Wirtz et al. 2007:10, 31 [ref. 30263], Baldwin et al. 2011:19 [ref. 31688], Page et al. 2013:142 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:123 [ref. 32972], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:45 [ref. 33341]). • Valid as Paroncheilus affinis  (Poey 1875) -- (Mabuchi et al. 2014:197 [ref. 33426]).

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abo Apogon abo Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1935Synonym
abrogramma Apogon abrogramma Fraser [T. H.] & Lachner [E. A.] 1985Synonym
albimaculosa Ozichthys albimaculosa (Kailola [P. J.] 1976)Valid
albimaculosus Apogon albimaculosus Kailola [P. J.] 1976Synonym
albomarginata Apogon albomarginata (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Synonym
albomarginatus Apogon albomarginatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Valid
alutus Apogon alutus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
amblyuropterus Apogon amblyuropterus Bleeker [P.] 1853Uncertain
amboinensis Apogon amboinensis Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
americanum Apogon americanum Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Spelling
americanus Apogon americanus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Valid
andhrae Apogon andhrae Dutt [S.] & Radhakrishna Rao [M. P. R.] 1980Synonym
angustatus Apogon angustatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1911)Synonym
anisolepis Apogon anisolepis Böhlke [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1968Synonym
annularis Apogon annularis Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829Synonym
annularis roseipinnis Apogon annularis roseipinnis Günther [A.] in Tennet 1861Not available
apogonides Apogon apogonides (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
apogonoides Apogon apogonoides (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
aprion Apogon aprion Richardson [J.] 1842Synonym
arafurae Apogon arafurae Günther [A.] 1880Synonym
arenatus Apogon arenatus Bleeker [P.] (ex Castelnau) 1860Synonym
argenteus Apogon argenteus Valenciennes [A.] 1832Synonym
argyrogaster Apogon argyrogaster Weber [M.] 1909Synonym
armatus Apogon armatus Thiollière [V. J. de l'I.] in Montrouzier 1857Uncertain
aroubiensis Apogon aroubiensis Hombron [J. B.] & Jacquinot [H.] in Jacquinot & Guichenot 1853Valid
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