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Centropomus medius


Centropomus medius was originally described as Centropomus medius by Günther in 1864. It belongs to the family Centropomidae. It is commonly known as Blackfin snook but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as blackfin snook, in USA (contiguous states) as robalo aleta prieta, in USA (contiguous states) as Blackfin snook, in Mexico as Róbalo de aleta obscura, in France as Crossie à nageoire noire, in Spain as Róbalo de aleta prieta. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific: Baja California to Colombia.
Species   medius
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1864
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Centropomidae
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Genus   Centropomus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Centropomidae
Genus   Centropomus
Original Name   Centropomus        
Taxon Name   medius
Original Combination   Centropomus medius
Original Genus   Centropomus
Original Genus Species   Centropomus medius
OriginalSubGenus   Centropomus
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1864
Original Family   Centropomidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Chiapam, Guatemala.
Types   Paralectotypes: BMNH 1864.1.26.234 (1).
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1864.1.26.235
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1864 (pt 1)
Page   144

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Centropomus medius
Current Species   medius
Current Genus   Centropomus
Current AuthorWI   Jenkins [O. P.] & Evermann [B. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Jenkins & Evermann
Current Year   1864
Current Family   Centropomidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Distribution   Eastern Pacific: Baja California to Colombia.

Current Summary   Valid as Centropomus medius  Günther 1864. Centropomidae.
Name History   • Valid as Centropomus medius  Günther 1864 -- (Rivas 1986:592 [ref. 5210], Allen & Robertson 1994:105 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:88 [ref. 23101], Bussing in Fischer et al. 1995:991 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:95 [ref. 24545], Bussing 1998:265 [ref. 24179], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:300 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:259 [ref. 24550], Nelson et al. 2004:125 [ref. 27807], Miller 2006:327 [ref. 28615], McMahan et al. 2013:448 [ref. 32422], Page et al. 2013:129 [ref. 32708], Angulo et al. 2013:998 [ref. 33194]).

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affinis Centropomus affinis Steindachner [F.] 1864Synonym
albus Centropomus albus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1814Uncertain
altus Centropomus altus Regan [C. T.] 1907Synonym
ambassis Centropomus ambassis Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1802Synonym
appendiculatus Centropomus appendiculatus Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
argenteus Centropomus argenteus Regan [C. T.] 1904Synonym
armatus Centropomus armatus Gill [T. N.] 1863Valid
atridorsalis Centropomus atridorsalis Regan [C. T.] 1903Synonym
aureoviridis Centropomus aureoviridis (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803)Uncertain
aureus Centropomus aureus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1802Synonym
bahrul Centropomus bahrul Hamilton [F.] in Day 1875Not available
brevis Centropomus brevis Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
constantinus Centropomus constantinus Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] in Jordan & Evermann 1896Synonym
cuvieri Centropomus cuvieri Bocourt [F.] 1868Synonym
enciferus Centropomus enciferus Poey [F.] 1860Spelling
ensiferus Centropomus ensiferus Poey [F.] 1860Valid
fasciatus Centropomus fasciatus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Uncertain
gabbi Centropomus gabbi Fowler [H. W.] 1906Synonym
grandoculatus Centropomus grandoculatus Jenkins [O. P.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1889Synonym
heringi Centropomus heringi Fowler [H. W.] 1906Synonym
hober Centropomus hober Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
loubina Centropomus loubina (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Uncertain
lupus Centropomus lupus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
luteus Centropomus luteus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1814Synonym
macrochirus Centropomus macrochirus Poey [F.] 1955Synonym
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