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Lutjanus viridis

(Valenciennes 1846)

Lutjanus viridis was originally described as Diacope viridis by Valenciennes in 1846. It belongs to the family Lutjanidae and subfamily Lutjaninae. It is commonly known as Blue and gold snapper but has many other common names such as blue-and-gold snapper in USA (contiguous states), Pargo rayado in Mexico, Pargo in Colombia, Vivaneau bleu et doré in France, Rayado in Galapagos Islands. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   viridis
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   ---
Year   1846
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Lutjanidae
Lutjaninae Lutjaninae
Genus   Lutjanus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Lutjanidae
Subfamily   Lutjaninae
Genus   Lutjanus
Original Name   Diacope        
Taxon Name   viridis
Original Combination   Diacope viridis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Diacope viridis
OriginalSubGenus   Diacope
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1846
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Lutjaninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Galápagos Islands.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1981:11 [ref. 21549].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-8345 (dry)
Page   no page number
Illustrations   Pl. 1 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Lutjanus viridis
Current Species   viridis
Current Genus Lutjanus
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1846
Current Family Lutjanidae
Current Subfamily
Lutjaninae Lutjaninae

Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 3 to 30 meters.
Distribution Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Lutjanus viridis  (Valenciennes 1846). Lutjanidae.
Name History   • Valid as Lutjanus viridis  (Valenciennes 1846) -- (Allen 1985:122 [ref. 6843], Allen & Robertson 1994:140 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:112 [ref. 23101], Allen in Fischer et al. 1995:1244 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:219 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:390 [ref. 24023], Thomson et al. 2000:119 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:143 [ref. 27807], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:192 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:147 [ref. 32708]).

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acutirostris Lutjanus acutirostris Desmarest [A. G.] 1823Synonym
adetii Lutjanus adetii (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1873)Valid
agennes Lutjanus agennes Bleeker [P.] 1863Valid
alberti Lutjanus alberti Risso [A.] 1810Synonym
alboaureus Lutjanus alboaureus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Uncertain
alboguttata Lutjanus alboguttata (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831)Synonym
albostriatus Lutjanus albostriatus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
alexandrei Lutjanus alexandrei Moura [R. L. de] & Lindeman [K. C.] 2007Valid
altifrontalis Lutjanus altifrontalis Chan [W. L.] 1970Synonym
ambiguus Lutjanus ambiguus (Poey [F.] 1860)Uncertain
amboinensis Lutjanus amboinensis (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Action
analis Lutjanus analis (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Valid
angulus Lutjanus angulus (Bennett [E. T.] 1831)Synonym
annularis Lutjanus annularis (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
apodus Lutjanus apodus (Walbaum [J. J.] 1792)Valid
aratus Lutjanus aratus (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
argentata Lutjanus argentata (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
argentimaculatus Lutjanus argentimaculatus (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Valid
argentimculatus Lutjanus argentimaculatus (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Valid
argentiventris Lutjanus argentiventris (Peters [W. C. H.] 1869)Valid
argentoviolaceus Lutjanus argentoviolaceus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Action
atrarius Lutjanus atrarius Suckow [G. A.] 1799Not available
aubrieti Lutjanus aubrieti Desmarest [A. G.] 1823Synonym
aubrietii Lutjanus aubrietii Desmarest [A. G.] 1823Synonym
aurantiaca Lutjanus aurantiaca (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
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