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Priacanthus meeki


Priacanthus meeki was originally described as Priacanthus meeki by Jenkins in 1903. It belongs to the family Priacanthidae. It is commonly known as Hawaiian bigeye and is known in Hawaii (USA) as Aweoweo, in Hawaii (USA) as Hawaiian bigeye. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Central Pacific: Johnston Atoll and Hawaiian Islands: waif from Galápagos Islands (Eastern Pacific).
Species   meeki
AuthorWI   Jenkins [O. P.]
AuthorNI   Jenkins
Qualification   ---
Year   1903
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Priacanthidae
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Genus   Priacanthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Priacanthidae
Genus   Priacanthus
Original Name   Priacanthus        
Taxon Name   meeki
Original Combination   Priacanthus meeki
Original Genus   Priacanthus
Original Genus Species   Priacanthus meeki
OriginalSubGenus   Priacanthus
Original Author   Jenkins
Original AuthorWI   Jenkins [O. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1903
Original Family   Priacanthidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands.
Types   Paratypes: USNM 126123 (2), 126133 (2, not found in 1980).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 50847 (not found in 1980)
Journal   Bull. U. S. Fish Comm.
Citation   v. 22 [1902]
Page   450
Illustrations   Fig. 20 (2nd of 2 Fig. 20's)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Priacanthus meeki
Current Species   meeki
Current Genus   Priacanthus
Current AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.], Evermann [B. W.] & Tanaka [S.]
Current AuthorNI   Jordan, Evermann & Tanaka
Current Year   1903
Current Family   Priacanthidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Inhabits clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Found under ledges during the day (Ref. 9710). Spawning may occur by December or soon after. Sound production has been studied in this species.
Depth Range   From 3 to 50 meters.
Distribution   Central Pacific: Johnston Atoll and Hawaiian Islands: waif from Galápagos Islands (Eastern Pacific).

Current Summary   Valid as Priacanthus meeki  Jenkins 1903. Priacanthidae.
Name History   • Valid as Priacanthus meeki  Jenkins 1903 -- (Starnes 1988:172 [ref. 6978], Randall et al. 1990:136 [ref. 15987], Randall 1995:148 [ref. 22896], Motomura et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25597], Randall 2005:185 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:354 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:210 [ref. 30952], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:191 [ref. 30957] as cf. meeki  ). • See Grove & Lavenberg 1997:344 [ref. 24023].

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alalaua Priacanthus alalaua Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Valid
alticlarens Priacanthus alticlarens Valenciennes [A.] 1862Synonym
altus Priacanthus altus Gill [T. N.] 1862Synonym
arenatus Priacanthus arenatus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Valid
argenteus Priacanthus argenteus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Uncertain
argyropthalmus Priacanthus argyropthalmus (Shaw [G.] 1803)Synonym
asper Priacanthus asper (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
benmebari Priacanthus benmebari Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843Synonym
bleekeri Priacanthus bleekeri Castelnau [F. L. de] 1873Synonym
blochii Priacanthus blochii Bleeker [P.] 1853Valid
bonariensis Priacanthus bonariensis Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
boops Priacanthus boops (Forster [J. R.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801)Synonym
caroli Priacanthus caroli Curtiss [A.] 1938Uncertain
carolinus Priacanthus carolinus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
catalufa Priacanthus catalufa Poey [F.] 1863Synonym
cepedianus Priacanthus cepedianus Desmarest [A. G.] 1823Synonym
cruentatus Priacanthus cruentatus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801)Synonym
dubius Priacanthus dubius Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843Synonym
elongatus Priacanthus elongatus Döderlein [L.] in Steindachner & Döderlein 1883Not available
fax Priacanthus fax Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
fitchi Priacanthus fitchi Starnes [W. C.] 1988Valid
fulgens Priacanthus fulgens Lowe [R. T.] 1838Synonym
hamrur Priacanthus hamrur (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Valid
helvolus Priacanthus helvolus Jordan [D. S.], Evermann [B. W.] & Tanaka [S.] 1927Synonym
holocentrum Priacanthus holocentrum Bleeker [P.] 1849Synonym
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