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Lethrinus borbonicus


Lethrinus borbonicus was originally described as Lethrinus borbonicus by Valenciennes in 1830. It belongs to the family Lethrinidae. It is commonly known as Snubnose emperor but has many other common names such as Nise-hana fuefuki in Japan, Snubnose emperor in South Africa, Changu kidogo in Tanzania, United Rep. of, Sheiry in Kuwait, Snubnose emperor in Micronesia, Federated States. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   borbonicus
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1830
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Spariformes Spariformes
Family   Lethrinidae
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Genus   Lethrinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Spariformes
Family   Lethrinidae
Genus   Lethrinus
Original Name   Lethrinus        
Taxon Name   borbonicus
Original Combination   Lethrinus borbonicus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lethrinus borbonicus
OriginalSubGenus   Lethrinus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1830
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Saint Denis, Réunion, western Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean.
Types   Syntypes: MNHN 0000-9092 (1), 0000-9373 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1983:67 [ref. 21545].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 6
Page   303

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Lethrinus borbonicus
Current Species borbonicus
Current Genus Lethrinus
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI Valenciennes
Current Year 1830
Current Family Lethrinidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Found in sandy areas near reefs during daytime, sometimes in small groups. At night, they are solitary and range over reef-flats and slopes where they feed primarily on echinoderms, molluscs and crustaceans (Ref. 2295). The taxonomy of this species has been considerably confused.
Depth Range From 0 to 40 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Lethrinus borbonicus  Valenciennes 1830. Lethrinidae: Lethrininae.
Name History   •Synonym of Lethrinus mahsenoides Valenciennes 1830 -- (Sato 1978:38 [ref. 8884], Dor 1984:154 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Lethrinus borbonicus Valenciennes 1830 -- (Carpenter in Carpenter & Allen 1989:51 [ref. 13577], Goren & Dor 1994:42 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:219 [ref. 22896], Canter et al. 1997:183 [ref. 23922], Fricke 1999:297 [ref. 24106], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S110 [ref. 27377], Fricke et al. 2009:66 [ref. 30213], Psomadakis et al. 2015:264 [ref. 34104], Ali et al. 2018:330 [ref. 36183], Fricke et al. 2018:213 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:98 [ref. 36273], Jawad et al. 2018:115 [ref. 36262], Eagderi et al. 2019:77 [ref. 37020], Zajonz et al. 2019:80 [ref. 36871]).

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abbreviatus Lethrinus abbreviatus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
acutus Lethrinus acutus Klunzinger [C. B.] 1884Synonym
alboguttatus Lethrinus alboguttatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
amamianus Lethrinus amamianus Akazaki [M.] 1962Synonym
amboinensis Lethrinus amboinensis Bleeker [P.] 1854Valid
anarhynchus Lethrinus anarhynchus Postel [E.] 1965Synonym
anatarius Lethrinus anatarius Richardson [J.] 1845Synonym
argenteus Lethrinus argenteus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
atkinsoni Lethrinus atkinsoni Seale [A.] 1910Valid
atlanticus Lethrinus atlanticus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Valid
aurolineatus Lethrinus aurolineatus Macleay [W.] 1882Synonym
aurolineatus Lethrinus aurolineatus Fourmanoir [P.] 1961Synonym
azureus Lethrinus azureus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Quoy & Gaimard) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
bleekeri Lethrinus bleekeri Klunzinger [C. B.] 1884Synonym
bonhamensis Lethrinus bonhamensis Günther [A.] 1874Synonym
bungus Lethrinus bungus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
caeruleus Lethrinus caeruleus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
carinatus Lethrinus carinatus Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
centurio Lethrinus centurio Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
choerorynchus Lethrinus choerorynchus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
chrysostomus Lethrinus chrysostomus Richardson [J.] 1848Synonym
chumchum Lethrinus chumchum Klunzinger [C. B.] 1870Synonym
cinereus Lethrinus cinereus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
cinnabarinus Lethrinus cinnabarinus Richardson [J.] 1843Synonym
cocosensis Lethrinus cocosensis Bleeker [P.] 1854Synonym
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