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Calamus brachysomus

(Lockington 1880)

Calamus brachysomus was originally described as Sparus brachysomus by Lockington in 1880. It belongs to the family Sparidae. It is commonly known as Pacific porgy but has many other common names such as Pacific porgy in USA (contiguous states), Pez pluma in Mexico, Palma in Ecuador, Daubenet marotille in France, Pluma marotilla in Nicaragua. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   brachysomus
AuthorWI   Lockington [W. N.]
AuthorNI   Lockington
Qualification   ---
Year   1880
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Spariformes Spariformes
Family   Sparidae
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Genus   Calamus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Spariformes
Family   Sparidae
Genus   Calamus
Original Name   Sparus        
Taxon Name   brachysomus
Original Combination   Sparus brachysomus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sparus brachysomus
OriginalSubGenus   Sparus
Original Author   Lockington
Original AuthorWI   Lockington [W. N.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1880
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Magdalena Bay, Baja California, Mexico.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   USNM 26983 (poor condition)
Page   284

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Calamus brachysomus
Current Species   brachysomus
Current Genus Calamus
Current AuthorWI Lockington [W. N.]
Current AuthorNI   Lockington
Current Year   1880
Current Family Sparidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 3 to 80 meters.
Distribution Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Calamus brachysomus  (Lockington 1880). Sparidae.
Name History   • Valid as Calamus brachysomus  (Lockington 1880) -- (Randall & Caldwell 1966:29 [ref. 9053], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:218 [ref. 9277], Allen & Robertson 1994:156 [ref. 22193], Bianchi in Fischer et al. 1995:1616 [ref. 22830], Franke & Acero P. 1996:767 [ref. 22923], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:289 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:415 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:362 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:347 [ref. 24550], Thomson et al. 2000:132 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:146 [ref. 27807], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:192 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:150 [ref. 32708]).

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arctifrons Calamus arctifrons Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1882Valid
bajonado Calamus bajonado (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Parra) 1801)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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