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Cynoscion virescens

(Cuvier 1830)
  

Cynoscion virescens was originally described as Otolithus virescens by Cuvier in 1830. It belongs to the family Sciaenidae. It is commonly known as Green weakfish but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Green weakfish, in Japan as Hoso-haganibe, in Brazil as Pescada-branca, in France as Acoupa cambucu, in Nicaragua as Corvinata cambucu. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   virescens
AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
AuthorNI   Cuvier
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1830
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Cynoscion
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
Genus   Cynoscion
Original Name   Otolithus        
Taxon Name   virescens
Original Combination   Otolithus virescens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Otolithus virescens
OriginalSubGenus   Otolithus
Original Author   Cuvier
Original AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1830
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Suriname.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:24 [ref. 6382].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMB
Page   72

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Cynoscion virescens
Current Species   virescens
Current Genus   Cynoscion
Current AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Steindachner
Current Year   1830
Current Family   Sciaenidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range   From 6 to 70 meters.
   
Distribution   Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Cynoscion virescens  (Cuvier 1830). Sciaenidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Cynoscion virescens  (Cuvier 1830) -- (Chao 1978:36 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:372 [ref. 14275], Cervigón 1992:402 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:265 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Keith et al. 2000:128 [ref. 24547], Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], Chao 2002:10 [ref. 26250], Chao 2003:1616 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:86 [ref. 27192]).

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acoupa Cynoscion acoupa (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801)Valid
albus Cynoscion albus (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
analis Cynoscion analis (Jenyns [L.] 1842)Valid
arenarius Cynoscion arenarius Ginsburg [I.] 1930Valid
bairdi Cynoscion bairdi (Steindachner [F.] 1879)Synonym
carolinensis Cynoscion carolinensis (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
cayanensis Cynoscion cayanensis (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Synonym
comes Cynoscion comes (Mitchill [S. L.] 1814)Synonym
fusiformis Cynoscion fusiformis Borodin [N. A.] 1934Uncertain
guatucupa Cynoscion guatucupa (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
jamaicensis Cynoscion jamaicensis (Vaillant [L. L.] & Bocourt [F.] 1883)Valid
leiarchus Cynoscion leiarchus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
macdonaldi Cynoscion macdonaldi Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Synonym
magdalenae Cynoscion magdalenae (Steindachner [F.] 1876)Synonym
maracaiboensis Cynoscion maracaiboensis Schultz [L. P.] 1949Synonym
microlepidotus Cynoscion microlepidotus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
nannus Cynoscion nannus Castro-Aguirre [J. L.] & Arvizu-Martínez [J.] 1976Valid
nebulosus Cynoscion nebulosus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
nobilis Cynoscion nobilis (Ayres [W. O.] 1860)Synonym
nortoni Cynoscion nortoni Béarez [P.] 2001Valid
nothus Cynoscion nothus (Holbrook [J. E.] 1848)Valid
obliquatus Cynoscion obliquatus (Cuvier [G.] & Valenciennes [A.] in Sauvage 1879)Synonym
orthonopterus Cynoscion orthonopterus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Spelling
othonopterum Cynoscion othonopterum Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
othonopterus Cynoscion othonopterus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Valid
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