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Virididentex acromegalus

(Osório 1911)
  

Virididentex acromegalus was originally described as Dentex acromegalus by Osório in 1911. It belongs to the family Sparidae. It is commonly known as Bulldog dentex but has many other common names such as in Cape Verde as Odjita, in France as Denté du Cap Vert, in Portugal as Dentão-de-Cabo-Verde, in Spain as Sama bocona, in United Kingdom as Bulldog dentex. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Atlantic.
Species   acromegalus
AuthorWI   Osório [B.]
AuthorNI   Osório
Qualification   ---
Year   1911
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Spariformes Spariformes
Family   Sparidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Virididentex
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Spariformes
Family   Sparidae
Genus   Virididentex
Original Name   Dentex        
Taxon Name   acromegalus
Original Combination   Dentex acromegalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Dentex acromegalus
OriginalSubGenus   Dentex
Original Author   Osório
Original AuthorWI   Osório [B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1911
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ilha de Santo Antão, Cape Verde Islands.
Primary Code   ---
Page   61
Illustrations   Pl. 1 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Virididentex acromegalus
Current Species   acromegalus
Current Genus   Virididentex
Current AuthorWI   Osório [B.]
Current AuthorNI   Osório
Current Year   1911
Current Family   Sparidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   benthopelagic        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 40 to 60 meters.
   
Distribution   Eastern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Virididentex acromegalus  (Osório 1911). Sparidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Virididentex acromegalus  (Osório 1911) -- (Bauchot & Hureau 1990:812 [ref. 18793], Wirtz et al. 2013:127 [ref. 32972]).

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