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Polydactylus virginicus

(Linnaeus 1758)

Polydactylus virginicus was originally described as Polynemus virginicus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Polynemidae. It is commonly known as Barbu threadfin but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Barbu, in Barbados as Beard fish, in Belize as Barbú, in Dominican Republic as Barbú, in France as Barbure argenté. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   virginicus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Polynemidae
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Genus   Polydactylus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Polynemidae
Genus   Polydactylus
Original Name   Polynemus        
Taxon Name   virginicus
Original Combination   Polynemus virginicus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Polynemus virginicus
OriginalSubGenus   Polynemus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   America.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   317

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Polydactylus virginicus
Current Species   virginicus
Current Genus   Polydactylus
Current AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Cuvier
Current Year   1758
Current Family   Polynemidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range   From 0 to 55 meters.
Distribution   Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Polydactylus virginicus  (Linnaeus 1758). Polynemidae.
Name History   • Valid as Polynemus virginicus  Linnaeus 1758 -- (López et al. 2002:65 [ref. 26808]). • Valid as Polydactylus virginicus  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:215 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1992:381 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:387 [ref. 24474], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:218 [ref. 22947], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:269 [ref. 25013], Díaz de Astarloa et al. 2000:401 [ref. 24427], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:162 [ref. 27754], Motomura et al. 2001:301 [ref. 25548], Camargo & Isaac 2001:142 [ref. 27639], Motomura et al. 2002:363 [ref. 26500], Feltes 2003:1582 [ref. 27096], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:86 [ref. 27192], Motomura 2004:9 [ref. 27601], Smith et al. 2003:38 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:146 [ref. 27807], Motomura 2004:77 [ref. 27970], Dennis et al. 2004:78 [ref. 31601], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:409 [ref. 28815], Matamoros et al. 2009:19 [ref. 31241], Page et al. 2013:151 [ref. 32708], Angulo et al. 2013:1003 [ref. 33194], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:56 [ref. 33341]).

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agonasi Polydactylus agonasi Jordan [D. S.] & McGregor [R. C.] 1906Synonym
approximans Polydactylus approximans (Lay [G. T.] & Bennett [E. T.] 1839)Valid
auratus Polydactylus auratus McKay [R. J.] 1970Synonym
barakuan Polydactylus barakuan (Montrouzier [X.] 1857)Not available
bifurcus Polydactylus bifurcus Motomura [H.], Kimura [S.] & Iwatsuki [Y.] 2001Valid
heptadactylus Polydactylus heptadactylus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)Synonym
indicus Polydactylus indicus (Shaw [G.] 1804)Synonym
konadaensis Polydactylus konadaensis Mishra [S. S.] & Krishnan [S.] 1993Synonym
longipes Polydactylus longipes Motomura [H.], Okamoto [M.] & Iwatsuki [Y.] 2001Valid
luparensis Polydactylus luparensis Lim [P. K. A.], Motomura [H.] & Gambang [A. C.] 2010Valid
macrochir Polydactylus macrochir (Günther [A.] 1867)Valid
macrophthalmus Polydactylus macrophthalmus (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Valid
malagasyensis Polydactylus malagasyensis Motomura [H.] & Iwatsuki [Y.] 2001Valid
microstoma Polydactylus microstoma (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Valid
microstomus Polydactylus microstomus (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Spelling
mullani Polydactylus mullani (Hora [S. L.] 1926)Valid
multiradiatus Polydactylus multiradiatus (Günther [A.] 1860)Valid
nigripinnis Polydactylus nigripinnis Munro [I. S. R.] 1964Valid
octonemus Polydactylus octonemus (Girard [C. F.] 1858)Valid
oligodon Polydactylus oligodon (Günther [A.] 1860)Valid
opercularis Polydactylus opercularis (Gill [T. N.] 1863)Valid
opercularis Polydactylus opercularis Seale [A.] & Bean [B. A.] 1907Synonym
persicus Polydactylus persicus Motomura [H.] & Iwatsuki [Y.] 2001Valid
plebeius Polydactylus plebeius (Broussonet [P. M. A.] 1782)Valid
plebejus Polydactylus plebejus (Broussonet [P. M. A.] 1782)Spelling
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