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Pachymetopon grande


Pachymetopon grande was originally described as Pachymetopon grande by Günther in 1859. It belongs to the family Sparidae. It is commonly known as Bronze seabream but has many other common names such as Bronze bream in USA, Bruin hottentot in South Africa, Hotentote bronzeado in Mozambique, Hottentot bronze in France, Hotentote bronceado in Spain. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   grande
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1859
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   Pachymetopon        
Taxon Name   grande
Original Combination   Pachymetopon grande
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pachymetopon grande
OriginalSubGenus   Pachymetopon
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1859
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1851.10.26.5 (stuffed)
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 1
Page   424

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pachymetopon grande
Current Species grande
Current Genus Pachymetopon
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1859
Current Family Sparidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Found near rocks in coastal waters. Feeds on ascideans, crustaceans, and algae. Good food fish but not sufficiently abundant to be of commercial significance. Sold fresh.

Current Summary   Valid as Pachymetopon grande  Günther 1859. Sparidae.
Name History   •Valid as Pachymetopon grande Günther 1859 -- (Smith & Smith 1986:588 [ref. 5710], Afonso et al. 1999:85 [ref. 25466] with question, Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:229 [ref. 28072], Wirtz et al. 2007:35 [ref. 30263], Fricke et al. 2018:220 [ref. 35805], Parenti 2019:52 [ref. 36892]).

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aeneum Pachymetopon aeneum (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1908)Valid
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
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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