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Pachymetopon aeneum

(Gilchrist & Thompson 1908)

Pachymetopon aeneum was originally described as Cantharus aeneum by Gilchrist & Thompson in 1908. It belongs to the family Sparidae. It is commonly known as Blue hottentot but has many other common names such as Blue hottentot in USA (contiguous states), Blue hottentot in South Africa, Hotentote azul in Mozambique, Hottentot bleu in France, Kantar miedziany in Poland. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   aeneum
AuthorWI   Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.]
AuthorNI   Gilchrist & Thompson
Qualification   ---
Year   1908
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Spariformes Spariformes
Family   Sparidae
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Genus   Pachymetopon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Spariformes
Family   Sparidae
Genus   Pachymetopon
Original Name   Cantharus        
Taxon Name   aeneus
Original Combination   Cantharus aeneus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cantharus aeneus
OriginalSubGenus   Cantharus
Original Author   Gilchrist & Thompson
Original AuthorWI   Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1908
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1935.1.23.6 [ex SAM]
Page   166

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pachymetopon aeneum
Current Species aeneum
Current Genus Pachymetopon
Current AuthorWI Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.]
Current AuthorNI Gilchrist & Thompson
Current Year 1908
Current Family Sparidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 20 to 50 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Pachymetopon aeneum  (Gilchrist & Thompson 1908). Sparidae.
Name History   •Valid as Pachymetopon aeneum (Gilchrist & Thompson 1908) -- (Smith & Smith 1986:588 [ref. 5710], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:228 [ref. 28072], Fricke et al. 2018:220 [ref. 35805], Parenti 2019:52 [ref. 36892]).

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blochii Pachymetopon blochii (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
canescens Pachymetopon canescens Norman [J. R.] 1935Synonym
castelnaui Pachymetopon castelnaui (Bleeker [P.] 1859)Synonym
germanum Pachymetopon germanum Barnard [K. H.] 1934Synonym
germanus Polyamblyodon germanus Barnard [K. H.] 1934Valid
gibbosus Pachymetopon gibbosus Pellegrin [J.] 1914Synonym
gibbosus Polyamblyodon gibbosus Pellegrin [J.] 1914Valid
glaucum Pachymetopon glaucum Norman [J. R.] 1935Synonym
grande Pachymetopon grande Günther [A.] 1859Valid
guentheri Pachymetopon guentheri Steindachner [F.] 1869Synonym
natalensis Pachymetopon natalensis (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1908)Synonym
simus Pachymetopon simus (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1909)Synonym
squamosum Pachymetopon squamosum Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877Synonym
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