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Gerres melanopterus


Gerres melanopterus was originally described as Gerres melanopterus by Bleeker in 1863. It belongs to the family Gerreidae. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Western and eastern Atlantic.
Species   melanopterus
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1863
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Gerreidae
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Genus   Gerres
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Gerreidae
Genus   Gerres
Original Name   Gerres        
Taxon Name   melanopterus
Original Combination   Gerres melanopterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gerres melanopterus
OriginalSubGenus   Gerres
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1863
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Guinea.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 5402
Journal   Natuurk. Verh. Holland. Maatsch. Wet. Haarlem (Ser. 2)
Citation   v. 18
Page   44
Illustrations   Pl. 8 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Eucinostomus melanopterus
Current Species   melanopterus
Current Genus Eucinostomus
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1863
Current Family Gerreidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Distribution Western and eastern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Synonym of Eucinostomus melanopterus  (Bleeker 1863). Gerreidae.
Name History   • Valid as Gerres melanopterus  Bleeker 1863 -- (Bauchot in Lévêque et al. 1992:692 [ref. 21590]). • Valid as Eucinostomus melanopterus  (Bleeker 1863) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:176 [ref. 23100], Roux 1986:325 [ref. 6209], Roux 1990:781 [ref. 18781], Cervigón 1992:327 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:170 [ref. 24474], Poll & Gosse 1995:117 [ref. 24781], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:171 [ref. 22947], Bussing 1998:287 [ref. 24179], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:312 [ref. 24550], Afonso et al. 1999:74 [ref. 25466], Claro et al. 2000:22 [ref. 26458], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:161 [ref. 27754], Camargo & Isaac 2001:142 [ref. 27639], Schiwok & Bork 2002:34 [ref. 25833], Gilmore 2003:1518 [ref. 27093], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:84 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:36 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:144 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:355 [ref. 28815], Miller 2006:348 [ref. 28615], Wirtz et al. 2007:34 [ref. 30263], Matamoros et al. 2009:18 [ref. 31241], Page et al. 2013:148 [ref. 32708], Angulo et al. 2013:1001 [ref. 33194]).

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abbreviatus Gerres abbreviatus Bleeker [P.] 1850Synonym
acinaces Gerres acinaces Bleeker [P.] 1854Synonym
akazakii Gerres akazakii Iwatsuki [Y.], Kimura [S.] & Yoshino [T.] 2007Valid
altispinis Gerres altispinis Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
aprion Gerres aprion Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
argyreus Gerres argyreus (Forster [J. R.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801)Synonym
aureolus Deckertichthys aureolus (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Valid
aureolus Gerres aureolus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
australis Gerres australis Castelnau [F. L. de] 1875Synonym
axillaris Gerres axillaris Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
baconensis Gerres baconensis (Evermann [B. W.] & Seale [A.] 1907)Valid
bilobus Gerres bilobus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
bispinosus Gerres bispinosus Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877Uncertain
brasilianus Gerres brasilianus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
brevimanus Gerres brevimanus Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
brevirostris Gerres brevirostris Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879Synonym
carinatus Gerres carinatus Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877Synonym
cheverti Gerres cheverti Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877Synonym
chrysops Gerres chrysops Iwatsuki [Y.], Kimura [S.] & Yoshino [T.] 1999Valid
cinereus Gerres cinereus (Walbaum [J. J.] 1792)Valid
cinereus not named Gerres cinereus not named Eigenmann [R. S.] 1891Not available
commersonii Gerres commersonii (Shaw [G.] 1803)Action
darnleyense Gerres darnleyense (Ogilby [J. D.] 1913)Synonym
darnleyensis Gerres darnleyensis (Ogilby [J. D.] 1913)Synonym
decacanthus Gerres decacanthus (Bleeker [P.] 1864)Valid
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