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Aprion virescens

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Aprion virescens was originally described as Aprion virescens by Valenciennes in 1830. It belongs to the family Lutjanidae and subfamily Etelinae. It is commonly known as Green jobfish but has many other common names such as in Australia as Green jobfish, in USA (contiguous states) as Green jobfish, in Japan as Aochibiki, in Papua New Guinea as Green jobfish, in South Africa as Green jobfish, in South Africa as Streaker. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Marquesas Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Port Hedland (Western Australia), New South Wales (Australia), New Caledonia, Lord Howe Island, and Tonga.
Species   virescens
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1830
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Lutjanidae
Subfamily  
Etelinae Etelinae
Genus   Aprion
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Lutjanidae
Subfamily   Etelinae
Genus   Aprion
Original Name   Aprion        
Taxon Name   virescens
Original Combination   Aprion virescens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Aprion virescens
OriginalSubGenus   Aprion
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1830
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Etelinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Seychelles, western Indian Ocean.
Types   Syntypes: MNHN 0000-6785 (2), 0000-6786 (1), 0000-6962 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1981:5 [ref. 21549].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 6
Page   544
Illustrations   Pl. 168

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Aprion virescens
Current Species   virescens
Current Genus   Aprion
Current AuthorWI   Kner [R.]
Current AuthorNI   Kner
Current Year   1830
Current Family   Lutjanidae
Current Subfamily  
Etelinae Etelinae

Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits open waters of deep lagoons, channels, or seaward reefs (Ref. 9710). Usually seen singly, but also in groups. Feeds mainly on fishes, but also on shrimps, crabs, cephalopods and planktonic organisms. Mainly marketed fresh but also dried and salte
Depth Range From 0 to 180 meters.
   
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Marquesas Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Port Hedland (Western Australia), New South Wales (Australia), New Caledonia, Lord Howe Island, and Tonga.

Current Summary   Valid as Aprion virescens  Valenciennes 1830. Lutjanidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Aprion virescens  Valenciennes 1830 -- (Kyushin et al. 1977:104 [ref. 19756], Kyushin et al. 1982:80 [ref. 19754], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:167 [ref. 6441], Allen 1985:20 [ref. 6843], Anderson 1986:573 [ref. 5634], Anderson 1987:12 [ref. 13770], Allen & Swainston 1988:78 [ref. 25477], Winterbottom et al. 1989:35 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:177 [ref. 15987], Francis & Randall 1993:120 [ref. 20996], Francis 1993:161 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:36 [ref. 25356], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:270 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:120 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:81 [ref. 26476], Randall et al. 1997:177 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:144 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:264 [ref. 24106], Nakabo 2000:828 [ref. 25086], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:617 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:252 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:14 [ref. 25806], Allen 2000:102 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:100 [ref. 26368], Hutchins 2001:263 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:34 [ref. 25847], Anderson & Allen 2001:2856 [ref. 26099], Nakabo 2002:828 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:38 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S108 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:626 [ref. 27495], Peristiwady et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:86 [ref. 27510], Lobel & Lobel 2004:71 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:16 [ref. 27624], Heemstra et al. 2004:3321 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:197 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:243 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:380 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:1194 [ref. 29090], Randall 2007:248 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:60 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:117 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:444 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:259 [ref. 32706], Larson et al. 2013:129 [ref. 32988]).

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ariommus Aprion ariommus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1883Synonym
brevipinna Aprion brevipinna (Valenciennes [A.] 1839)Synonym
brevirostris Aprion brevirostris Vaillant [L. L.] (ex Valenciennes) 1873Synonym
elongatus Aprion elongatus (Kner [R.] 1868)Synonym
kanekonis Aprion kanekonis Tanaka [S.] 1914Synonym
konekonis Aprion konekonis Tanaka [S.] 1914Spelling
latifrons Aprion latifrons (Kner [R.] 1868)Synonym
microchir Aprion microchir (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
microdon Aprion microdon Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
placidus Aprion placidus Whitley [G. P.] 1937Synonym
virescens placidus Aprion virescens placidus Whitley [G. P.] 1937Synonym
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