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Equetus punctatus

(Bloch & Schneider 1801)

Equetus punctatus was originally described as Eques punctatus by Bloch & Schneider in 1801. It belongs to the family Sciaenidae. It is commonly known as --- but has many other common names such as spotted drum in USA, Spotted drum in Bahamas, Vaqueta punteada in Cuba, Evêque étoilé in France, Obispo estrellado in Nicaragua. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   punctatus
AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
AuthorNI   Bloch & Schneider
Qualification   ---
Year   1801
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Acanthuriformes Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
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Genus   Equetus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
Genus   Equetus
Original Name   Eques        
Taxon Name   punctatus
Original Combination   Eques punctatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Eques punctatus
OriginalSubGenus   Eques
Original Author   Bloch & Schneider
Original AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1801
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cuba.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known.
Journal   Systema Ichthyol.
Page   106
Illustrations   Pl. 3 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Equetus punctatus
Current Species punctatus
Current Genus Equetus
Current AuthorWI Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
Current AuthorNI Bloch & Schneider
Current Year 1801
Current Family Sciaenidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Eques punctatus  Bloch & Schneider 1801. Sciaenidae.
Name History   •Valid as Equetus punctatus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Chao 1978:28 [ref. 6983], Robins & Ray 1986:187 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:145 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:403 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:270 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Holt & Riley 1999:825 [ref. 24428], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:270 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:162 [ref. 27754], Schwartz 2001:129 [ref. 25391], Collette et al. 2003:110 [ref. 26784], Chao 2003:1618 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:87 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:147 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:426 [ref. 28815], García-Hernández et al. 2009:93 [ref. 37265], Page et al. 2013:152 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:57 [ref. 33341], Robertson et al. 2016:146 [ref. 34961]).

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acuminatus Equetus acuminatus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
fuscovittatus Equetus fuscovittatus (Kendall [W. C.] & Radcliffe [L.] 1912)Synonym
iwamotoi Equetus iwamotoi (Miller [G. C.] & Woods [L. P.] 1988)Synonym
lanceolatus Equetus lanceolatus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
lanfeari Equetus lanfeari (Barton [O.] 1947)Synonym
pulcher Equetus pulcher (Steindachner [F.] 1867)Synonym
umbrosus Equetus umbrosus (Jordan [D. S.] & Eigenmann [C. H.] 1889)Synonym
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