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Pseudotolithus elongatus

(Bowdich 1825)

Pseudotolithus elongatus was originally described as Sciaena elongatus by Bowdich in 1825. It belongs to the family Sciaenidae. It is commonly known as Bobo croaker but has many other common names such as Corb in USA (contiguous states), Otolithe bobo in France, Nkan in Ghana, Boboè in Guinea, Djoto in Guinea-Bissau. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Atlantic: west African coast from Senegal to Angola.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Bowdich [S. L.]
AuthorNI   Bowdich
Qualification   ---
Year   1825
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Acanthuriformes Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
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Genus   Pseudotolithus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
Genus   Pseudotolithus
Original Name   Sciaena        
Taxon Name   elongata
Original Combination   Sciaena elongata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sciaena elongata
OriginalSubGenus   Sciaena
Original Author   Bowdich
Original AuthorWI   Bowdich [S. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1825
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Porta Praya, St. Jago Island, Madeira.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   not preserved
Page   236
Illustrations   Fig. 43

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pseudotolithus elongatus
Current Species   elongatus
Current Genus Pseudotolithus
Current AuthorWI Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Cuvier
Current Year   1825
Current Family Sciaenidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 100 meters.
Distribution Eastern Atlantic: west African coast from Senegal to Angola.

Current Summary   Valid as Pseudotolithus elongatus  (Bowdich 1825). Sciaenidae.
Name History   • Valid as Pseudotolithus elongatus  (Bowdich 1825) -- (Daget & Trewavas 1986:335 [ref. 6211], Chao & Trewavas 1990:817 [ref. 18934], Bauchot in Lévêque et al. 1992:702 [ref. 21590], Vreven & Snoeks 2007:435 [ref. 30078]).

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bleekeri Pseudotolithus bleekeri Steindachner [F.] 1866Uncertain
brachygnathus Pseudotolithus brachygnathus Bleeker [P.] 1863Valid
brunneolus Pseudotolithus brunneolus Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1909Synonym
camaronensis Pseudotolithus camaronensis (Ehrenbaum [E.] 1915)Synonym
clavigera Pseudotolithus clavigera (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
dux Pseudotolithus dux (Bowdich [S. L.] 1825)Uncertain
epipercus Pseudotolithus epipercus (Bleeker [P.] 1863)Valid
guineensis Pseudotolithus guineensis (Osório [B.] 1909)Synonym
macrognathus Pseudotolithus macrognathus Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
mitsukurii Pseudotolithus mitsukurii Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1900Synonym
moorii Pseudotolithus moorii (Günther [A.] 1865)Valid
nigripinnis Pseudotolithus nigripinnis (Günther [A.] 1874)Synonym
nigrita Pseudotolithus nigrita (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
sauvagei Pseudotolithus sauvagei (Rochebrune [A. T. de] 1880)Synonym
senegalensis Pseudotolithus senegalensis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833)Valid
senegalla Pseudotolithus senegalla (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Spelling
senegallus Pseudotolithus senegallus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
typus Pseudotolithus typus Bleeker [P.] 1863Valid
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