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Calamus calamus

(Valenciennes 1830)

Calamus calamus was originally described as Pagellus calamus by Valenciennes in 1830. It belongs to the family Sparidae. It is commonly known as Saucereye porgy but has many other common names such as Saucereye porgy in USA (contiguous states), Saucereye porgy in Bahamas, Pez de pluma in Cuba, Daubenet loto in France, Pluma calamo in Nicaragua. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   calamus
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1830
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   Pagellus        
Taxon Name   calamus
Original Combination   Pagellus calamus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pagellus calamus
OriginalSubGenus   Pagellus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1830
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Martinique Island, West Indies.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot & Daget 1972:51-52 [ref. 20898].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   MNHN A-8101 [or A-8108] (dry)
Page   206
Illustrations   Pl. 152

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Calamus calamus
Current Species   calamus
Current Genus Calamus
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1830
Current Family Sparidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1 to 75 meters.
Distribution Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Calamus calamus  (Valenciennes 1830). Sparidae.
Name History   • Valid as Calamus calamus  (Valenciennes 1830) -- (Randall & Caldwell 1966:34 [ref. 9053], Robins & Ray 1986:183 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1992:441 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:229 [ref. 24474], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:267 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:162 [ref. 27754], Carpenter 2003:1563 [ref. 27092], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:85 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:36 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:146 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:393 [ref. 28815], 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
brachysomus Calamus brachysomus (Lockington [W. N.] 1880)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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