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Pempheris adusta


Pempheris adusta was originally described as Pempheris adusta by Bleeker in 1877. It belongs to the family Pempheridae. It is commonly known as Dusky sweeper and is known Donker veër in South Africa, Dusky sweeper in Sodwana, Donker veër in Sodwana. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   adusta
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1877
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Pempheridae
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Genus   Pempheris
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Pempheridae
Genus   Pempheris
Original Name   Pempheris        
Taxon Name   adustus
Original Combination   Pempheris adustus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pempheris adustus
OriginalSubGenus   Pempheris
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1877
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 6161
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SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pempheris adusta
Current Species   adusta
Current Genus Pempheris
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1877
Current Family Pempheridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Dusky sweeper.
Bleeker, 1877
Attains 17 cm. Body hatchet shaped with large eyes. Body and head coppery brown
with silvery and brassy reflections. Dorsal tip blackish; more or less distinct black blotch
at base of Pectoral fin. This is the most common and widely distributed member of the
sweeper family. Usually congregates during the day in small to large groups in caves
and dark areas of shallow reefs and rocky shores. Feeds on zooplankton at night.
Indo-West Pacific, south to the Transkei.

Current Summary   Valid as Pempheris adusta  Bleeker 1877. Pempheridae.
Name History   •Possible synonym of Pempheris schwenkii Bleeker 1855 -- (Mooi in Randall & Lim 2000:622 [ref. 25122]). •Valid as Pempheris adusta Bleeker 1877 -- (Heemstra 1986:669 [ref. 5660], Fricke 1999:320 [ref. 24106], Allen & Adrim 2003:41 [ref. 26830], Fricke et al. 2009:70 [ref. 30213], Koeda et al. 2013:236 [ref. 32431], Koeda et al. 2013:123 [ref. 33257], Koeda et al. 2014:301 [ref. 33297], Randall et al. 2014:377 [ref. 33585] not Red Sea, Koeda et al. 2015:275 [ref. 35336], Koeda et al. 2016:50 [ref. 35333], Koeda et al. 2016:8 [ref. 35354], Koeda 2017:5 [ref. 37096], Koeda & Motomura 2017:[4] [ref. 35326]).

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adspersa Pempheris adspersa Griffin [L. T.] 1927Valid
adspersus Pempheris adspersus Griffin [L. T.] 1927Synonym
adustus Pempheris adustus Bleeker [P.] 1877Synonym
affinis Pempheris affinis McCulloch [A. R.] 1911Valid
analis Pempheris analis Waite [E. R.] 1910Valid
andilana Pempheris andilana Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2015Valid
argyrea Pempheris argyrea Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2015Valid
bexillon Pempheris bexillon Mooi [R. D.] & Randall [J. E.] 2014Valid
bineeshi Pempheris bineeshi Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2015Valid
bruggemanni Pempheris bruggemanni Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2015Valid
compressa Pempheris compressa (Shaw [G.] in White 1790)Valid
compressus Pempheris compressus (Shaw [G.] in White 1790)Synonym
connelli Pempheris connelli Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2015Valid
convexa Pempheris convexa Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2014Valid
cuprea Pempheris cuprea Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2014Valid
darvelli Pempheris darvelli Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2014Valid
dispar Pempheris dispar Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1935Synonym
eatoni Pempheris eatoni Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2014Valid
ellipse Pempheris ellipse Randall [J. E.] & Victor [B. C.] 2015Valid
elongata Pempheris elongata McCulloch [A. R.] 1911Synonym
erythraea Pempheris erythraea Kossmann [R.] & Räuber [H.] 1877Valid
flavicycla Pempheris flavicycla Randall [J. E.], Satapoomin [U.] & Alpermann [T. J.] 2014Valid
flavicycla Pempheris flavicycla flavicycla Randall [J. E.], Satapoomin [U.] & Alpermann [T. J.] 2014Synonym
flavicycla Pempheris flavicycla marisrubri Randall [J. E.], Bogorodsky [S. V.] & Alpermann [T. J.] 2014Synonym
gasparinii Pempheris gasparinii Pinheiro [H. T.], Bernardi [G.] & Rocha [L. A.] 2016Valid
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