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Scarus altipinnis

(Steindachner 1879)
  

Scarus altipinnis was originally described as Pseudoscarus altipinnis by Steindachner in 1879. It belongs to the family Scaridae. It is commonly known as Filament-finned parrotfish but has many other common names such as in Australia as Minifin parrotfish, in Papua New Guinea as Highfinned parrotfish, in Philippines as Mulmol, in Guam as Filament-finned parrotfish, in Kiribati as Te inai. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Pacific: Great Barrier Reef to Ryukyu Islands and Ogasawara Islands, east to Pitcairn Island.
Species   altipinnis
AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
AuthorNI   Steindachner
Qualification   ---
Year   1879
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Scarus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
Genus   Scarus
Original Name   Pseudoscarus        
Taxon Name   altipinnis
Original Combination   Pseudoscarus altipinnis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pseudoscarus altipinnis
OriginalSubGenus   Pseudoscarus
Original Author   Steindachner
Original AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1879
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Gilbert Islands [Kingsmill Islands] and Hawaiian Islands.
Primary Code   ---
Page   18

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Scarus altipinnis
Current Species   altipinnis
Current Genus   Scarus
Current AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Steindachner
Current Year   1879
Current Family   Scaridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
   
Distribution   Western Pacific: Great Barrier Reef to Ryukyu Islands and Ogasawara Islands, east to Pitcairn Island.

Current Summary   Valid as Scarus altipinnis  (Steindachner 1879). Scaridae: Scarinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Scarus altipinnis  (Steindachner 1879) -- (Choat & Randall 1986:198 [ref. 8099], Randall et al. 1990:345 [ref. 15987], Senou & Morita 1993:4 [ref. 24328], Francis 1993:165 [ref. 25479], Bellwood 1994:67 [ref. 19116], Allen 1997:202 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:345 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:210 [ref. 23965], Randall 1999:23 [ref. 25829], Parenti & Randall 2000:55 [ref. 24943], Nakabo 2000:1024 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:377 [ref. 25191], Bellwood 2001:3481 [ref. 26278], Nakabo 2002:1024 [ref. 26193], Myers & Donaldson 2003:637 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:23 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:452 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1430 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:737 [ref. 31980]).

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abacurus Scarus abacurus (Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1906)Synonym
acroptilus Scarus acroptilus Richardson [J.] 1846Synonym
acutus Scarus acutus Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
aeruginosus Scarus aeruginosus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
africanus Scarus africanus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1955)Synonym
ahula Scarus ahula Jenkins [O. P.] 1901Synonym
albipunctatus Scarus albipunctatus (Seale [A.] 1910)Synonym
alternans Scarus alternans Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
amplus Scarus amplus Ranzani [C.] 1841Synonym
apridentatus Scarus apridentatus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1956)Synonym
arabicus Scarus arabicus (Steindachner [F.] 1902)Valid
aracanga Scarus aracanga Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
arcuatus Scarus arcuatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
atomarius Scarus atomarius Poey [F.] 1861Synonym
atrilunula Scarus atrilunula Randall [J. E.] & Bruce [R. W.] 1983Synonym
atropectoralis Scarus atropectoralis Schultz [L. P.] 1958Synonym
augustinus Scarus augustinus (Kossmann [R.] & Räuber [H.] 1877)Synonym
auritus Scarus auritus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
aurofrenatus Scarus aurofrenatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
australianus Scarus australianus Paradice [W. E. J.] in Paradice & Whitley 1927Synonym
axillaris Scarus (Scarus) axillaris Steindachner [F.] 1878Synonym
axillaris Scarus axillaris Steindachner [F.] 1878Synonym
azureus Scarus azureus Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1928Synonym
balinensis Scarus balinensis Bleeker [P.] 1849Synonym
barborus Scarus barborus Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Spelling
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