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Cheilodipterus acoupa


Cheilodipterus acoupa was originally described as Cheilodipterus acoupa by Lacepède in 1801. It belongs to the family Apogonidae and subfamily Apogoninae. It is commonly known as Acoupa weakfish. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water.
Species   acoupa
AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
AuthorNI   Lacepède
Qualification   ---
Year   1801
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Kurtiformes Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Apogoninae Apogoninae
Genus   Cheilodipterus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily   Apogoninae
Genus   Cheilodipterus
Original Name   Cheilodipterus        
Taxon Name   acoupa
Original Combination   Cheilodipterus acoupa
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cheilodipterus acoupa
OriginalSubGenus   Cheilodipterus
Original Author   Lacepède
Original AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1801
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Apogoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cayenne, French Guinea.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:115 [ref. 12478], Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:6 [ref. 6382].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-5502
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 3
Page   540, 546

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Cynoscion acoupa
Current Species   acoupa
Current Genus Cynoscion
Current AuthorWI Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Lacepède
Current Year   1801
Current Family Apogonidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish, marine.        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Habitat Notes Found over mud or sandy mud bottoms near mouths of rivers. Juveniles are restricted to brackish and fresh waters. Feeds on shrimps and fishes. Important foodfish (Ref. 3702).
Depth Range From 0 to 20 meters.

Current Summary   Synonym of Cynoscion acoupa  (Lacepède 1801). Sciaenidae.
Name History   •Valid as Cynoscion acoupa (Lacepède 1801) -- (Chao 1978:35 [ref. 6983], Cervigón 1992:400 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:249 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Keith et al. 2000:122 [ref. 24547], Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], Chao 2002:8 [ref. 26250], Chao 2003:1606 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:86 [ref. 27192], Marceniuk et al. 2017:41 [ref. 35324], Spier et al. 2018:13 [ref. 36103]).

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alleni Cheilodipterus alleni Gon [O.] 1993Valid
amblyuropterus Cheilodipterus amblyuropterus Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
apogonides Cheilodipterus apogonides Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
apogonoides Cheilodipterus apogonoides Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
aquila Cheilodipterus aquila Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
arabicus Cheilodipterus arabicus (Gmelin [J. F.] 1789)Valid
artus Cheilodipterus artus Smith [J. L. B.] 1961Valid
australis Cheilodipterus australis Smith [J. L. B.] 1961Synonym
bipunctata Cheilodipterus bipunctata (Lachner [E. A.] 1951)Synonym
butis Cheilodipterus butis Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
caninus Cheilodipterus caninus Smith [J. L. B.] 1949Synonym
culius Cheilodipterus culius Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
cyanopterus Cheilodipterus cyanopterus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Uncertain
heptacanthus Cheilodipterus heptacanthus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Synonym
heptazona Cheilodipterus heptazona Bleeker [P.] 1849Valid
intermedius Cheilodipterus intermedius Gon [O.] 1993Valid
isostigma Cheilodipterus isostigma (Schultz [L. P.] 1940)Valid
isostigmus Cheilodipterus isostigmus (Schultz [L. P.] 1940)Synonym
lachneri Cheilodipterus lachneri Klausewitz [W.] 1959Valid
lachneri australis Cheilodipterus lachneri australis Smith [J. L. B.] 1961Synonym
lineata Cheilodipterus lineata (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Synonym
lineatus Cheilodipterus lineatus (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Synonym
lineatus Cheilodipterus lineatus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801Valid
macrodon Cheilodipterus macrodon (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1802)Valid
nigrotaeniatus Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912Valid
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