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Peprilus ovatus


Peprilus ovatus was originally described as Peprilus ovatus by Horn in 1970. It belongs to the family Stromateidae. It is commonly known as Shining butterfish and is known Cortez butterfish in USA (contiguous states), Palometa pampanito in Spain, Shining butterfish in United Kingdom, Stromaté palomette in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   ovatus
AuthorWI   Horn [M. H.]
AuthorNI   Horn
Qualification   ---
Year   1970
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scombriformes Scombriformes
Family   Stromateidae
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Genus   Peprilus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scombriformes
Family   Stromateidae
Genus   Peprilus
Original Name   Peprilus        
Taxon Name   ovatus
Original Combination   Peprilus ovatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Peprilus ovatus
OriginalSubGenus   Peprilus
Original Author   Horn
Original AuthorWI   Horn [M. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1970
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   About 20 miles southwest of Golfo de Santa Clara, near mouth of Colorado River, Sonora, Mexico, depth 13-27 meters.
Types   Paratypes: LACM 30175-1 and 2 (2), MCZ 46202 (2), UCLA W49-55 (36).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 203304
Journal   Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool.
Citation   v. 140
Page   182
Illustrations   Fig. 10

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Peprilus ovatus
Current Species   ovatus
Current Genus Peprilus
Current AuthorWI Horn [M. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Horn
Current Year   1970
Current Family Stromateidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Peprilus ovatus  Horn 1970. Stromateidae.
Name History   •Valid as Peprilus ovatus Horn 1970 -- (Haedrich & Schneider in Fischer et al. 1995:1624 [ref. 22830], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:142 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:466 [ref. 24550], Fuller et al. 1999:487 [ref. 25838], Nelson et al. 2004:178 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:183 [ref. 32708], Marceniuk et al. 2016:316 [ref. 34358]).

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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
medius Peprilus medius (Peters [W. C. H.] 1869)Valid
orbicularis Peprilus orbicularis (Guichenot [A.] 1866)Synonym
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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