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Calamus arctifrons

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Calamus arctifrons was originally described as Calamus arctifrons by Goode & Bean in 1882. It belongs to the family Sparidae. It is commonly known as Grass porgy and is known Grass porgy in USA (contiguous states), Daubenet cendre in France, Pluma negra in Spain, Grass porgy in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   arctifrons
AuthorWI   Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.]
AuthorNI   Goode & Bean
Qualification   ---
Year   1882
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Spariformes Spariformes
Family   Sparidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Calamus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Spariformes
Family   Sparidae
Genus   Calamus
Original Name   Calamus        
Taxon Name   arctifrons
Original Combination   Calamus arctifrons
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Calamus arctifrons
OriginalSubGenus   Calamus
Original Author   Goode & Bean
Original AuthorWI   Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1882
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Pensacola, Florida, U.S.A.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 30163
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 5 (no. 297)
Page   425

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Calamus arctifrons
Current Species   arctifrons
Current Genus Calamus
Current AuthorWI Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Goode & Bean
Current Year   1882
Current Family Sparidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Occurs in sea grass beds from near shore to at least 22 m. Small individuals have been known to form small aggregations. Feeds primarily on invertebrates. Marketed mostly fresh and frozen (Ref. 9739).
   
Distribution Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Calamus arctifrons  Goode & Bean 1882. Sparidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Calamus arctifrons  Goode & Bean 1882 -- (Randall & Caldwell 1966:17 [ref. 9053], Robins & Ray 1986:182 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:141 [ref. 23239], Carpenter 2003:1561 [ref. 27092], Nelson et al. 2004:145 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:391 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:150 [ref. 32708]).

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bajonado Calamus bajonado (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Parra) 1801)Valid
brachysomus Calamus brachysomus (Lockington [W. N.] 1880)Valid
calamus Calamus calamus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
campechanus Calamus campechanus Randall [J. E.] & Caldwell [D. K.] 1966Valid
caninus Calamus caninus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
cervigoni Calamus cervigoni Randall [J. E.] & Caldwell [D. K.] 1966Valid
humilis Calamus humilis (Poey [F.] 1868)Synonym
kendalli Calamus kendalli Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1899Synonym
leucosteus Calamus leucosteus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan 1885Valid
macrops Calamus macrops Poey [F.] 1872Synonym
medius Calamus medius (Poey [F.] 1872)Synonym
megacephalus Calamus megacephalus (Swainson [W.] 1839)Uncertain
megacephalus Chrysophrys (Calamus) megacephalus Swainson [W.] 1839Uncertain
microps Calamus microps (Guichenot [A.] 1853)Synonym
milneri Calamus milneri (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1879)Synonym
mu Calamus mu Randall [J. E.] & Caldwell [D. K.] 1966Valid
nodosus Calamus nodosus Randall [J. E.] & Caldwell [D. K.] 1966Valid
penna Calamus penna (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
penna Calamus penna Guichenot [A.] 1868Spelling
pennatula Calamus pennatula Guichenot [A.] 1868Valid
plumatula Calamus plumatula Guichenot [A.] 1868Synonym
proridens Calamus proridens Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1884Valid
quadrituberculatus Calamus quadrituberculatus (Ranzani [C.] 1842)Synonym
taurinus Calamus taurinus (Jenyns [L.] 1840)Valid
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