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Apogon americanus

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Apogon americanus was originally described as Apogon americanus by Castelnau in 1855. It belongs to the family Apogonidae and subfamily Apogoninae. It is commonly known as Brazilian flamefish and is known in Australia as Brazilian flamefish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southern Atlantic.
Species   americanus
AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
AuthorNI   Castelnau
Qualification   ---
Year   1855
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   Apogon        
Taxon Name   americanum
Original Combination   Apogon americanum
Original Genus   Apogon
Original Genus Species   Apogon americanum
OriginalSubGenus   Apogon
Original Author   Castelnau
Original AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1855
Original Family   Apogonidae
Original SubFamily   Apogoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bahia, Brazil.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:59 [ref. 12478].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-8688
Page   3
Illustrations   Pl. 3 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Apogon americanus
Current Species   americanus
Current Genus   Apogon
Current AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
Current AuthorNI   Castelnau
Current Year   1855
Current Family   Apogonidae
Current Subfamily   Apogoninae Apogoninae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 0 to 50 meters.
   
Distribution   Southern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Apogon americanus  Castelnau 1855. Apogonidae: Apogoninae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Apogon americanus  Castelnau 1855 -- (Gilbert 1977:27 [ref. 21333], Gasparini & Floeter 2001:1644 [ref. 25634], Rocha & Rosa 2001:990 [ref. 25909], Fraser & Randall 2002:26 [ref. 25969], Feitoza et al. 2003:68 [ref. 26943], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:78 [ref. 27192], 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
affinis Apogon affinis (Poey [F.] 1875)Valid
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
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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