View Mode
Lethrinus enigmaticus
View All Pictures

Species

Lethrinus enigmaticus

Smith
  

Lethrinus enigmaticus was originally described as Lethrinus enigmaticus by Smith in 1959. It belongs to the family Lethrinidae. It is commonly known as Blackeye emperor and is known in Malaysia as Pelandok, in United Kingdom as Blackeye emperor. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Indian Ocean.
Species   enigmaticus
AuthorWI   Smith [J. L. B.]
AuthorNI   Smith
Qualification   ---
Year   1959
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Spariformes Spariformes
Family   Lethrinidae
Subfamily  
--- ---
Genus   Lethrinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Spariformes
Family   Lethrinidae
Genus   Lethrinus
Original Name   Lethrinus        
Taxon Name   enigmaticus
Original Combination   Lethrinus enigmaticus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lethrinus enigmaticus
OriginalSubGenus   Lethrinus
Original Author   Smith
Original AuthorWI   Smith [J. L. B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1959
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bird Island, Seychelles, western Indian Ocean, depth 20 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: (1) not researched.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 25
Journal   Ichthyol. Bull. J. L. B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol.
Citation   No. 17
Page   291
Illustrations   Pl. 21 (fig. E)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Lethrinus enigmaticus
Current Species   enigmaticus
Current Genus   Lethrinus
Current AuthorWI   Smith [J. L. B.]
Current AuthorNI   Smith
Current Year   1959
Current Family   Lethrinidae
Current Subfamily  
--- ---

Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Found over seagrass beds, coral reefs and adjacent sandy areas. Feeds mainly on echinoderms, crustaceans, and fish, and to a lesser degree on molluscs. Smaller, more numerous females than males have been confirmed for the Saya de Malha population (Ref. 2295). Marketed fresh (Ref. 171).
Depth Range   From 0 to 50 meters.
   
Distribution   Western Indian Ocean.

Current Summary   Valid as Lethrinus enigmaticus  Smith 1959. Lethrinidae.
 
Name History   • Synonym of Lethrinus mahsena  (Forsskål 1775) -- (Sato 1978:25 [ref. 8884]). • Valid as Lethrinus enigmaticus  Smith 1959 -- (Kyushin et al. 1977:160 [ref. 19756], Carpenter in Carpenter & Allen 1989:55 [ref. 13577]).

Common Names  Common Names
Picture  Picture
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
Pictures  Pictures
First Publication  First Publication
Collections   Collections
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations   Name Combinations
References  References
Page 1 of 5 (117 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]2345Next v
Drag a column header here to group by that column
Species Ascending
Genus Species Ascending
Authorship 
Status 
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
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 Fourmanoir [P.] 1961Uncertain
aurolineatus Lethrinus aurolineatus Macleay [W.] 1882Synonym
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
borbonicus Lethrinus borbonicus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Valid
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
Page 1 of 5 (117 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]2345Next v
Show filter builder dialogCreate Filter 
Designed & Developed by Rebin Infotech