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Mycteroperca acutirostris

(Valenciennes 1828)

Mycteroperca acutirostris was originally described as Serranus acutirostris by Valenciennes in 1828. It belongs to the family Serranidae and subfamily Epinephelinae. It is commonly known as Comb grouper but has many other common names such as western comb grouper in USA, Badejo-mira in Brazil, Badèche peigne in France, Cuna negra in Spain, Comb grouper in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   acutirostris
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1828
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Serranidae
Epinephelinae Epinephelinae
Genus   Mycteroperca
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Serranidae
Subfamily   Epinephelinae
Genus   Mycteroperca
Original Name   Serranus        
Taxon Name   acutirostris
Original Combination   Serranus acutirostris
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Serranus acutirostris
OriginalSubGenus   Serranus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1828
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Epinephelinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Brazil.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:23 [ref. 19232] as holotype and paratype.
Primary Code   ---
Page   286

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Mycteroperca acutirostris
Current Species acutirostris
Current Genus Mycteroperca
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI Valenciennes
Current Year 1828
Current Family Serranidae
Current Subfamily
Epinephelinae Epinephelinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 3 to 40 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Mycteroperca acutirostris  (Valenciennes 1828). Serranidae: Epinephelinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Mycteroperca rubra (Bloch 1793) -- (Tortonese 1973:360 [ref. 7192], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:787 [ref. 13676], Smith 1990:701 [ref. 18227]). •Valid as Mycteroperca acutirostris (Valenciennes 1828) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1993:261 [ref. 21042], Grace et al. 1994:33 [ref. 25512], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:213 [ref. 25013], Collette et al. 2003:107 [ref. 26784], Heemstra et al. 2003:1353 [ref. 27060], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:76 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:128 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:165 [ref. 28815], Craig et al. 2011:291 [ref. 31786], Page et al. 2013:130 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:41 [ref. 33341], Ma & Craig 2018:456 [ref. 36100], Spier et al. 2018:10 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:7 [ref. 36717]).

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aguaji Mycteroperca aguaji (Poey [F.] 1867)Synonym
apua Mycteroperca apua (Bloch [M. E.] 1790)Synonym
armatus Mycteroperca armatus (Osório [B.] 1893)Synonym
bonaci Mycteroperca bonaci (Poey [F.] 1860)Valid
bonaci xanthosticta Mycteroperca bonaci xanthosticta Jordan [D. S.] & Swain [J.] 1884Synonym
boulengeri Mycteroperca boulengeri Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] in Jordan 1895Synonym
bowersi Mycteroperca bowersi Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1900Synonym
brunneus Mycteroperca brunneus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
calliura Mycteroperca calliura Poey [F.] 1865Synonym
camelopardalis Mycteroperca camelopardalis (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
cardinalis Mycteroperca cardinalis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
chalinius Mycteroperca chalinius (Cope [E. D.] 1871)Synonym
chlorostomus Mycteroperca chlorostomus (Poey [F.] 1867)Synonym
cidi Mycteroperca cidi Cervigón [F.] 1966Valid
cuvieri Mycteroperca cuvieri (Bleeker [P.] 1874)Synonym
cyclopomatus Mycteroperca cyclopomatus (Poey [F.] 1861)Synonym
decimalis Mycteroperca decimalis (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
dimidiata Mycteroperca dimidiata (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
dimidiatus Mycteroperca dimidiatus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
emarginatus Mycteroperca emarginatus (Valenciennes [A.] 1843)Synonym
falcata Mycteroperca falcata (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
falcata phenax Mycteroperca falcata phenax Jordan [D. S.] & Swain [J.] 1884Synonym
falcatus Mycteroperca falcatus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
felinus Mycteroperca felinus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
fusca Mycteroperca fusca (Lowe [R. T.] 1838)Valid
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