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Sparisoma atomarium

(Poey 1861)
  

Sparisoma atomarium was originally described as Scarus atomarium by Poey in 1861. It belongs to the family Scaridae. It is commonly known as Greenblotch parrotfish and is known greenblotch parrotfish in USA (contiguous states), Greenblotch parrotfish in Bahamas, Loro de lunar verde in Cuba. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   atomarium
AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
AuthorNI   Poey
Qualification   ---
Year   1861
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Sparisoma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
Genus   Sparisoma
Original Name   Scarus        
Taxon Name   atomarius
Original Combination   Scarus atomarius
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scarus atomarius
OriginalSubGenus   Scarus
Original Author   Poey
Original AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1861
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Havana, Cuba.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
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SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Sparisoma atomarium
Current Species   atomarium
Current Genus Sparisoma
Current AuthorWI Poey [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Poey
Current Year   1861
Current Family Scaridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 20 to 55 meters.
   
Distribution Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Sparisoma atomarium  (Poey 1861). Scaridae: Sparisomatinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Sparisoma atomarium  (Poey 1861) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:210 [ref. 23100], Bellwood 1994:65 [ref. 19116], Cervigón 1994:43 [ref. 24488], Villamizar 1996:40 [ref. 23496], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:301 [ref. 25013], Parenti & Randall 2000:60 [ref. 24943], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:164 [ref. 27754], Moura et al. 2001:519 [ref. 25371], Gasparini & Floeter 2001:1646 [ref. 25634] as aff. atomarium, Collette et al. 2003:116 [ref. 26784], Westneat 2003:1726 [ref. 27105], Nelson et al. 2004:156 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:539 [ref. 28815], Robertson et al. 2006:796 [ref. 31512], Page et al. 2013:161 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:64 [ref. 33341]).

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abbotti Sparisoma abbotti Fowler [H. W.] 1915Synonym
abildgaardi Sparisoma abildgaardi (Bloch [M. E.] 1791)Synonym
albigaardi Sparisoma albigaardi (Bloch [M. E.] 1791)Synonym
amplum Sparisoma amplum (Ranzani [C.] 1841)Valid
amplus Sparisoma amplus (Ranzani [C.] 1841)Spelling
aurofrenatum Sparisoma aurofrenatum (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Valid
axillare Sparisoma axillare (Steindachner [F.] 1878)Valid
axillaris Sparisoma axillaris (Steindachner [F.] 1878)Spelling
bleekeri Sparisoma bleekeri (Steindachner [F.] 1863)Synonym
brachiale Sparisoma brachiale (Poey [F.] 1861)Synonym
brachialis Sparisoma brachialis (Poey [F.] 1861)Synonym
canariensis Sparisoma canariensis (Valenciennes [A.] 1838)Synonym
catesby Sparisoma catesby (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Synonym
chloris Sparisoma chloris (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Parra) 1801)Synonym
choati Sparisoma choati Rocha [L. A.], Brito [A.] & Robertson [D. R.] 2012Valid
chrysopterum Sparisoma chrysopterum (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Valid
chrysopterus Sparisoma chrysopterus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
circumnotatus Sparisoma circumnotatus (Poey [F.] 1861)Uncertain
coccineus Sparisoma coccineus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Parra) 1801)Synonym
cretense Sparisoma cretense (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
cretensis Sparisoma cretensis (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Spelling
cyanolene Sparisoma cyanolene Jordan [D. S.] & Swain [J.] 1884Synonym
distinctum Sparisoma distinctum (Poey [F.] 1861)Synonym
distinctus Sparisoma distinctus (Poey [F.] 1861)Synonym
elongatum Sparisoma elongatum Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1928Synonym
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