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Eucinostomus entomelas


Eucinostomus entomelas was originally described as Eucinostomus entomelas by Zahuranec in 1980. It belongs to the family Gerreidae. It is commonly known as Dark-spot majorra but has many other common names such as darkspot mojarra in USA, Blanche à taches sombres in France, Mojarra in Spain, Dark-spot mojarra in United Kingdom, Dark-spot majorra in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   entomelas
AuthorWI   Zahuranec [B. J.]
AuthorNI   Zahuranec
Qualification   in Yáñez-Arancibia
Year   1980
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Gerreidae
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Genus   Eucinostomus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Gerreidae
Genus   Eucinostomus
Original Name   Eucinostomus        
Taxon Name   entomelas
Original Combination   Eucinostomus entomelas
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Eucinostomus entomelas
OriginalSubGenus   Eucinostomus
Original Author   Zahuranec
Original AuthorWI   Zahuranec [B. J.]
Original Qualification   in Yáñez-Arancibia
Original Year   1980
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mexico.
Types   Syntypes: not yet available.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Publ. Esp. Cen. Cienc. Mar Limnol. Univ. Nal. Autón. Méx.
Citation   No. 2

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Eucinostomus entomelas
Current Species entomelas
Current Genus Eucinostomus
Current AuthorWI Zahuranec [B. J.]
Current AuthorNI Zahuranec
Current Year 1980
Current Family Gerreidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Habitat Notes Found over soft substrates of of coastal waters and shallow bays. Generally forms schools. Juveniles are encountered in coastal lagoons and estuaries. Omnivorous. Also caught with long lines with hooks and encircling nets.

Current Summary   Valid as Eucinostomus entomelas  Zahuranec 1980. Gerreidae.
Name History   •Valid as Eucinostomus entomelas Zahuranec 1980 -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:114 [ref. 23101], Bussing in Fischer et al. 1995:1122 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:146 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:347 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:314 [ref. 24550], Nelson et al. 2004:143 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:148 [ref. 32708], Vergara-Solana et al. 2014:10 [ref. 33272], Jiménez-Prado et al. 2015:393 [ref. 34894], De La Cruz-Agüero 2015:181 [ref. 35419]).

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altus Eucinostomus altus Poey [F.] 1955In family
aprion Eucinostomus aprion (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Synonym
argenteus Eucinostomus argenteus Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.] in Baird 1855Valid
bilobus Eucinostomus bilobus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
brachychirus Eucinostomus brachychirus Poey [F.] 1955In family
caerulescens Eucinostomus caerulescens (Sessé [M.] & Mocigno [J. M.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)In family
californiensis Eucinostomus californiensis (Gill [T. N.] 1862)Synonym
californiensis elongatus Eucinostomus californiensis elongatus Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1925Synonym
currani Eucinostomus currani Zahuranec [B. J.] in Yáñez-Arancibia 1980Valid
dowii Eucinostomus dowii (Gill [T. N.] 1863)Valid
egregius Eucinostomus egregius Poey [F.] 2000In family
elongatus Eucinostomus elongatus Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1925Synonym
gracilis Eucinostomus gracilis (Gill [T. N.] 1862)Valid
gula Eucinostomus gula (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824)Valid
gulula Eucinostomus gulula Poey [F.] 1875Synonym
harengulus Eucinostomus harengulus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1879Valid
havana Eucinostomus havana (Nichols [J. T.] 1912)Valid
jonesii Eucinostomus jonesii (Günther [A.] 1879)Valid
lefroyi Eucinostomus lefroyi (Goode [G. B.] 1874)Valid
meeki Eucinostomus meeki Eigenmann [C. H.] 1903In family
melanopterus Eucinostomus melanopterus (Bleeker [P.] 1863)Valid
mowbrayi Eucinostomus mowbrayi Beebe [W.] & Tee-Van [J.] 1932Synonym
poeyi Eucinostomus poeyi Longley [W. H.] 1935In family
productus Eucinostomus productus Poey [F.] 1875Synonym
pseudogula Eucinostomus pseudogula Poey [F.] 1875Synonym
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