View Mode
Pontinus accraensis
View All Pictures


Pontinus accraensis


Pontinus accraensis was originally described as Pontinus accraensis by Norman in 1935. It belongs to the family Scorpaenidae and subfamily Scorpaeninae. It is commonly known as Ghanean rockfish but has many other common names such as Oloulou-osso-non in Benin, Rascasse de Accra in France, Requeme in Portugal, Rascacio de Accra in Spain, Ghanean rockfish in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   accraensis
AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
AuthorNI   Norman
Qualification   ---
Year   1935
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Scorpaenidae
Scorpaeninae Scorpaeninae
Genus   Pontinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Scorpaenidae
Subfamily   Scorpaeninae
Genus   Pontinus
Original Name   Pontinus        
Taxon Name   accraensis
Original Combination   Pontinus accraensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pontinus accraensis
OriginalSubGenus   Pontinus
Original Author   Norman
Original AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1935
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Scorpaeninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Accra, Ghana, western Africa.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1963.3.24.42
Journal   Discovery Reps.
Citation   v. 12
Page   23

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pontinus accraensis
Current Species accraensis
Current Genus Pontinus
Current AuthorWI Norman [J. R.]
Current AuthorNI Norman
Current Year 1935
Current Family Scorpaenidae
Current Subfamily
Scorpaeninae Scorpaeninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Found on mud or sand bottom. Possibly occurs to a depth of 500 m (Ref. 4510).
Depth Range From 54 to 275 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Pontinus accraensis  Norman 1935. Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae.
Name History   •Valid as Pontinus accraensis Norman 1935 -- (Eschmeyer 1969:34 [ref. 1274], Eschmeyer & Dempster 1990:667 [ref. 17613], Afonso et al. 1999:84 [ref. 25466], Motomura et al. 2005:14 [ref. 28289], Wirtz et al. 2007:8, 29 [ref. 30263], Poss 2016:2264 [ref. 34610]).

Common Names  Common Names
Picture  Picture
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
Pictures  Pictures
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations  Name Combinations
References  References
Page 1 of 2 (31 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]2Next v
Drag a column header here to group by that column
Species Ascending
Genus Species Ascending
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
beanorum Pontinus beanorum Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1900Synonym
bibroni Pontinus bibroni (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878)Synonym
canariensis Pontinus canariensis (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878)Synonym
castor Pontinus castor Poey [F.] 1860Valid
clemensi Pontinus clemensi Fitch [J. E.] 1955Valid
corallinus Pontinus corallinus Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1903Valid
dubius Pontinus dubius Steindachner [F.] 1902Valid
filifer Pontinus filifer (Valenciennes [A.] 1840)Synonym
furcirhinus Pontinus furcirhinus Garman [S.] 1899Valid
helena Pontinus helena Eschmeyer [W. N.] 1965Valid
hexanema Pontinus hexanema (Günther [A.] 1880)Synonym
kuhli Pontinus kuhli (Bowdich [S. L.] 1825)Synonym
kuhlii Pontinus kuhlii (Bowdich [S. L.] 1825)Valid
leda Pontinus leda Eschmeyer [W. N.] 1969Valid
longispinis Pontinus longispinis Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Valid
macrocephalus Pontinus macrocephalus (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1882)Valid
macrolepis Pontinus macrolepis Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
microlepis Pontinus microlepis Bean [T. H.] 1912Synonym
nematophthalmus Pontinus nematophthalmus (Günther [A.] 1860)Valid
niger Pontinus niger Fourmanoir [P.] 1971Synonym
nigerimum Pontinus nigerimum Eschmeyer [W. N.] 1983Valid
nigropunctatus Pontinus nigropunctatus (Günther [A.] 1868)Valid
pollux Pontinus pollux Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
rathbuni Pontinus rathbuni Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Valid
rhodochrous Pontinus rhodochrous (Günther [A.] 1872)Valid
Page 1 of 2 (31 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]2Next v
Show filter builder dialogCreate Filter 
Designed & Developed by Rebin Infotech