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Haemulon melanurum

(Linnaeus 1758)
  

Haemulon melanurum was originally described as Perca melanurum by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Haemulidae and subfamily Haemulinae. It is commonly known as Cottonwick grunt but has many other common names such as cottonwick in USA (contiguous states), Cottonwick in Bahamas, Comical grunt in Barbados, Ronco de lomo prieto in Cuba, Bocayate in Dominican Republic. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanurum
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Haemulidae
Subfamily  
Haemulinae Haemulinae
Genus   Haemulon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Haemulidae
Subfamily   Haemulinae
Genus   Haemulon
Original Name   Perca        
Taxon Name   melanura
Original Combination   Perca melanura
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Perca melanura
OriginalSubGenus   Perca
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Haemulinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bahamas.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   292

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Haemulon melanurum
Current Species   melanurum
Current Genus Haemulon
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Haemulidae
Current Subfamily
Haemulinae Haemulinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 3 to 50 meters.
   

Current Summary   Valid as Haemulon melanurum  (Linnaeus 1758). Haemulidae: Haemulinae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Haemulon melanura (Linnaeus 1758) (often seen as melanurum) -- (Courtenay 1961:82 [ref. 21095], Robins & Ray 1986:179 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1992:334 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:202 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Rocha & Rosa 1999:447 [ref. 23802], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:264 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:161 [ref. 27754], Rocha & Rosa 2001:990 [ref. 25909], Lindeman & Toxey 2003:1541 [ref. 27094], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:84 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:144 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:375 [ref. 28815], Rocha et al. 2008:921 [ref. 29817], Tavera et al. 2012:6 [ref. 32469], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:55 [ref. 33341], Robertson et al. 2016:145 [ref. 34961]). •Valid as Haemulon melanurum (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Parenti 2019:160 [ref. 37021]).

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acutum Haemulon acutum Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
albidum Haemulon albidum Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
album Haemulon album Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Valid
angustum Haemulon angustum (Ginsburg [I.] 1948)Synonym
arara Haemulon arara Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
arcuatum Haemulon arcuatum Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
atlanticus Haemulon atlanticus Carvalho [C. O.], Marceniuk [A. P.], Oliveira [C.] & Wosiacki [W. B.] 2020Valid
auratum Haemulon auratum (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
aurolineatum Haemulon aurolineatum Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Valid
bonaeriense Haemulon bonaeriense Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
bonariense Haemulon bonariense Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Valid
boschmae Haemulon boschmae (Metzelaar [J.] 1919)Valid
brevirostrum Haemulon brevirostrum Günther [A.] 1868Synonym
californiensis Haemulon californiensis (Steindachner [F.] 1876)Synonym
canna Haemulon canna Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
canna Haemulon canna Agassiz [L.] 1831Synonym
capeuna Haemulon capeuna (Lichtenstein [M. H. C.] 1822)Synonym
carbonarium Haemulon carbonarium Poey [F.] 1860Valid
caudimacula Haemulon caudimacula Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
chromis Haemulon chromis Cuvier [G.] (ex Broussonet) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
chrysargyreum Brachygenys chrysargyrea Günther [A.] 1859Valid
chrysargyreum Brachygenys chrysargyreum Günther [A.] 1859Synonym
chrysargyreum Haemulon chrysargyreum Günther [A.] 1859Synonym
continuum Haemulon continuum Poey [F.] 1875Synonym
corvinaeforme Haemulon corvinaeforme Steindachner [F.] 1868Synonym
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