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Girella nigricans

(Ayres 1860)

Girella nigricans was originally described as Camarina nigricans by Ayres in 1860. It belongs to the family Kyphosidae and subfamily Girellinae. It is commonly known as Opaleye but has many other common names such as Opaleye in USA (contiguous states), Mejina in Japan, Calicagène verte in France, Skubacz kalifornijski in Poland, Chopa verde in Spain. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   nigricans
AuthorWI   Ayres [W. O.]
AuthorNI   Ayres
Qualification   ---
Year   1860
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Kyphosidae
Girellinae Girellinae
Genus   Girella
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Kyphosidae
Subfamily   Girellinae
Genus   Girella
Original Name   Camarina        
Taxon Name   nigricans
Original Combination   Camarina nigricans
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Camarina nigricans
OriginalSubGenus   Camarina
Original Author   Ayres
Original AuthorWI   Ayres [W. O.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1860
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Girellinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Coast of Baja California, Mexico.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Page   81
Illustrations   Fig. 22

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Girella nigricans
Current Species   nigricans
Current Genus Girella
Current AuthorWI Ayres [W. O.]
Current AuthorNI   Ayres
Current Year   1860
Current Family Kyphosidae
Current Subfamily
Girellinae Girellinae

Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 2 to 30 meters.
Distribution Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Girella nigricans  (Ayres 1860). Kyphosidae: Girellinae.
Name History   • Valid as Girella nigricans  (Ayres 1860) -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:223 [ref. 9277], Sommer in Fischer et al. 1995:1198 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:192 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:43 [ref. 24023], Pequeño & Lamilla 2000:434 [ref. 24906], Ruiz-Campos et al. 2000:72 [ref. 24940], Thomson et al. 2000:138 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:150 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:154 [ref. 32708], Knudsen & Clements 2013:77 [ref. 33031]).

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albostriata Girella albostriata Steindachner [F.] 1898Valid
carbonaria Girella carbonaria De Vis [C. W.] 1883Synonym
cyanea Girella cyanea Macleay [W.] 1881Valid
dorsomacula Girella dorsomacula Gill [T. N.] 1862Action
elevata Girella elevata Macleay [W.] 1881Valid
fasciata Girella fasciata Steindachner [F.] 1866Not available
feliciana Girella feliciana Clark [H. W.] 1938Valid
fimbriata Girella fimbriata (McCulloch [A. R.] 1920)Valid
fimbriatus Girella fimbriatus (McCulloch [A. R.] 1920)Spelling
freminvillii Girella freminvillii (Valenciennes [A.] 1846)Valid
hamiltoni Girella hamiltoni (Phillipps [W. J.] 1927)Synonym
knoxi Girella knoxi (Hutton [F. W.] 1873)Synonym
laevifrons Girella laevifrons (Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846)Valid
leonina Girella leonina (Richardson [J.] 1846)Valid
melanichthys Girella melanichthys (Richardson [J.] 1846)Valid
mentalis Girella mentalis De Vis [C. W.] 1883Synonym
mezina Girella mezina Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] 1907Valid
multilineata Girella multilineata Clarke [F. E.] 1899Synonym
nebulosa Girella nebulosa Kendall [W. C.] & Radcliffe [L.] 1912Valid
percoides Girella percoides Hector [J.] 1875Synonym
punctata Girella punctata Gray [J. E.] 1835Valid
ramsayi Girella ramsayi Macleay [W.] 1881Synonym
sarissophorus Girella sarissophorus (Cantor [T. E.] 1849)Synonym
simplicidens Girella simplicidens Osburn [R. C.] & Nichols [J. T.] 1916Valid
stuebeli Girella stuebeli Troschel [F. H.] 1866Valid
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