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Cheilodipterus acoupa

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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 and its distribution is Western Atlantic: Panama to Brazil.
Species   acoupa
AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
AuthorNI   Lacepède
Qualification   ---
Year   1801
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Kurtiformes Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily  
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   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

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   Sciaenidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
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.
   
Distribution   Western Atlantic: Panama to Brazil.

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]).

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alleni Cheilodipterus alleni Gon [O.] 1993Valid
amblyuropterus Cheilodipterus amblyuropterus Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
apogonides Cheilodipterus apogonides Bleeker [P.] 1856Valid
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
chrysopterus Cheilodipterus chrysopterus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Uncertain
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.] 1849Synonym
intermedius Cheilodipterus intermedius Gon [O.] 1993Valid
isostigma Cheilodipterus isostigma (Schultz [L. P.] 1940)Spelling
isostigmus Cheilodipterus isostigmus (Schultz [L. P.] 1940)Valid
lachneri Cheilodipterus lachneri Klausewitz [W.] 1959Valid
lachneri australis Cheilodipterus lachneri australis Smith [J. L. B.] 1961Synonym
lineata Cheilodipterus lineata (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Spelling
lineatus Cheilodipterus lineatus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801Valid
lineatus Cheilodipterus lineatus (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Synonymy of
macrodon Cheilodipterus macrodon (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1802)Valid
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