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Peprilus medius

(Peters 1869)

Peprilus medius was originally described as Stromateus medius by Peters in 1869. It belongs to the family Stromateidae. It is commonly known as Pacific harvestfish but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Pacific harvestfish, in USA (contiguous states) as palometa, in Mexico as Palometa del Pacifíco, in Ecuador as Pámpano, in Ecuador as Gallinazo, in France as Stromaté du Pacifique. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   medius
AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
AuthorNI   Peters
Qualification   ---
Year   1869
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Scombriformes Scombriformes
Family   Stromateidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Peprilus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scombriformes
Family   Stromateidae
Genus   Peprilus
Original Name   Stromateus        
Taxon Name   medius
Original Combination   Stromateus medius
Original Genus   Stromateus
Original Genus Species   Stromateus medius
OriginalSubGenus   Stromateus
Original Author   Peters
Original AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1869
Original Family   Stromateidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mazatlán, Sinaloa, western Mexico.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMB 7073
Page   707

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Peprilus medius
Current Species   medius
Current Genus   Peprilus
Current AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Peters
Current Year   1869
Current Family   Stromateidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Habitat   benthopelagic        
Water   Salt water
Distribution   Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Peprilus medius  (Peters 1869). Stromateidae.
Name History   • Valid as Peprilus medius  or possibly a synonym of Peprilus simillimus  (Ayres 1860) -- (Haedrich 1967:107 [ref. 5357]). • Valid as Stromateus medius  Peters 1869 -- (Horn 1970:175 [ref. 7749], Allen & Robertson 1994:285 [ref. 22193]). • Valid as Peprilus medius  (Peters 1869) -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:116 [ref. 23101], Haedrich & Schneider in Fischer et al. 1995:1623 [ref. 22830], Sielfeld et al. 1995:25 [ref. 22707], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:598 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:141 [ref. 24555], Nelson et al. 2004:178 [ref. 27807], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:195 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:183 [ref. 32708]).

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alepidatus Peprilus alepidatus (Linnaeus [C.] (ex Garden) 1766)Synonym
alepidotus Peprilus alepidotus (Linnaeus [C.] (ex Garden) 1766)Synonym
argentipinnis Peprilus argentipinnis (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833)Synonym
burti Peprilus burti Fowler [H. W.] 1944Valid
crenulatus Peprilus crenulatus Cuvier [G.] 1829Valid
cryptosus Peprilus cryptosus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1814)Synonym
gardenii Peprilus gardenii (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
longipinnis Peprilus longipinnis (Mitchill [S. L.] 1815)Synonym
orbicularis Peprilus orbicularis (Guichenot [A.] 1866)Synonym
ovatus Peprilus ovatus Horn [M. H.] 1970Valid
palometa Peprilus palometa (Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.] 1890)Synonym
paru Peprilus paru (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
simillimus Peprilus simillimus (Ayres [W. O.] 1860)Valid
snyderi Peprilus snyderi Gilbert [C. H.] & Starks [E. C.] 1904Valid
triacanthus Peprilus triacanthus (Peck [W. D.] 1804)Valid
xanthurus Peprilus xanthurus (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1825)Valid
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