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Choerodon anchorago

(Bloch 1791)

Choerodon anchorago was originally described as Sparus anchorago by Bloch in 1791. It belongs to the family Labridae. It is commonly known as Orange-dotted tuskfish but has many other common names such as Anchor tuskfish in Australia, Orange-dotted tuskfish in USA (contiguous states), Kusabi-bera in Japan, White-belly tuskfish in Indonesia, Lupet in Philippines, Bankilan in Philippines. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   anchorago
AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
AuthorNI   Bloch
Qualification   ---
Year   1791
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Labridae
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Genus   Choerodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Labridae
Genus   Choerodon
Original Name   Sparus        
Taxon Name   anchorago
Original Combination   Sparus anchorago
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sparus anchorago
OriginalSubGenus   Sparus
Original Author   Bloch
Original AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1791
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   "Received from the Holland auction" [Mediterranean in error].
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Paepke 1999:92 [ref. 24282].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   ZMB 2476 (poor condition)
Page   108
Illustrations   Pl. 276

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Choerodon anchorago
Current Species   anchorago
Current Genus Choerodon
Current AuthorWI Bloch [M. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Bloch
Current Year   1791
Current Family Labridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 25 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Choerodon anchorago  (Bloch 1791). Labridae.
Name History   •Valid as Choerodon anchorago (Bloch 1791) -- (Yamakawa in Masuda et al. 1984:202 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1990:305 [ref. 15987], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:478 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:180 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:272 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:305 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:189 [ref. 23965], Parenti & Randall 2000:9 [ref. 24943], Westneat in Randall & Lim 2000:628 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:970 [ref. 25182], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:203 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:112 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:103 [ref. 26368], Nakabo 2002:970 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:48 [ref. 26830], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:147 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:21 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:124 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:399 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:434 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:1377 [ref. 29095], Kuiter 2010:51 [ref. 35285], Allen & Erdmann 2012:645 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:128 [ref. 33932], Motomura et al. 2017:182 [ref. 35490], Gomon 2017:7, 15 [ref. 35547], Fricke et al. 2019:225 [ref. 36673]).

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albigena Choerodon albigena (De Vis [C. W.] 1885)Synonym
albofasciatus Choerodon albofasciatus Gomon [M. F.] 2017Synonym
ambiguus Choerodon ambiguus Ogilby [J. D.] 1910Synonym
arilca Choerodon arilca (Richardson [J.] 1848)Synonym
aurulentus Choerodon aurulentus Gomon [M. F.] 2017Valid
azurio Choerodon azurio (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901)Valid
balerensis Choerodon balerensis Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1950Synonym
brenchleyi Choerodon brenchleyi (Günther [A.] 1872)Synonym
cauteroma Choerodon cauteroma Gomon [M. F.] & Allen [G. R.] 1987Valid
cephalotes Choerodon cephalotes (Castelnau [F. L.] 1875)Valid
chlorodus Choerodon chlorodus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
crassus Choerodon crassus (Castelnau [F. L.] 1875)Synonym
cyanodus Choerodon cyanodus (Richardson [J.] 1843)Valid
cyanostolus Choerodon cyanostolus (Richardson [J.] 1846)Synonym
cypselurus Choerodon cypselurus Gomon [M. F.] 2017Valid
dodecacanthus Choerodon dodecacanthus (Bleeker [P.] 1868)Synonym
fasciatus Choerodon fasciatus (Günther [A.] 1867)Valid
frenatus Choerodon frenatus Ogilby [J. D.] 1910Valid
gomoni Choerodon gomoni Allen [G. R.] & Randall [J. E.] 2002Valid
graphicus Choerodon graphicus (De Vis [C. W.] 1885)Valid
gymnogenys Choerodon gymnogenys (Günther [A.] in Playfair & Günther 1867)Valid
hodgkinsonii Choerodon hodgkinsonii (Saville-Kent [W.] 1893)Synonym
japonicus Choerodon japonicus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1839)Synonym
jordani Choerodon jordani (Snyder [J. O.] 1908)Valid
leucozona Choerodon leucozona (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Synonym
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