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Calamus mu

Randall & Caldwell

Calamus mu was originally described as Calamus mu by Randall & Caldwell in 1966. It belongs to the family Sparidae. It is commonly known as Flathead porgy and is known Flathead porgy in USA (contiguous states). more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Off coast of Brazil.
Species   mu
AuthorWI   Randall [J. E.] & Caldwell [D. K.]
AuthorNI   Randall & Caldwell
Qualification   ---
Year   1966
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   Calamus        
Taxon Name   mu
Original Combination   Calamus mu
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Calamus mu
OriginalSubGenus   Calamus
Original Author   Randall & Caldwell
Original AuthorWI   Randall [J. E.] & Caldwell [D. K.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1966
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Apparently from the commercial fishery, Port of Victoria, about 20°S, Brazil.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   CAS-SU 52137 [ex MNRJ 6800, V.236]
Journal   Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Ang. Cty. Sci. Bull.
Citation   No. 2
Page   11
Illustrations   Fig. 5

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Calamus mu
Current Species   mu
Current Genus Calamus
Current AuthorWI Randall [J. E.] & Caldwell [D. K.]
Current AuthorNI   Randall & Caldwell
Current Year   1966
Current Family Sparidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes An important foodfish.
Distribution Off coast of Brazil.

Current Summary   Valid as Calamus mu  Randall & Caldwell 1966. Sparidae.
Name History   • Valid as Calamus mus  Randall & Caldwell 1966 -- (Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:85 [ref. 27192]).

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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
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
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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