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Johnius amblycephalus

(Bleeker 1855)

Johnius amblycephalus was originally described as Umbrina amblycephalus by Bleeker in 1855. It belongs to the family Sciaenidae. It is commonly known as Bearded croaker but has many other common names such as Bearded jewfish in Australia, Greenback croaker in USA (contiguous states), Bearded jewfish in Papua New Guinea, Alakak in Philippines, Roundhead Jewfish in South Africa, Bellfish in South Africa. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water.
Species   amblycephalus
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1855
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Acanthuriformes Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
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Genus   Johnius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
Genus   Johnius
Original Name   Umbrina        
Taxon Name   amblycephalus
Original Combination   Umbrina amblycephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Umbrina amblycephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Umbrina
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1855
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia.
Primary Code   ---
Page   412

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Johnius amblycephalus
Current Species   amblycephalus
Current Genus Johnius
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1855
Current Family Sciaenidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish, marine.        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 40 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Johnius amblycephalus  (Bleeker 1855). Sciaenidae.
Name History   •Wrongly considered a synonym of Johnius dussumieri (Valenciennes 1833) -- (Talwar 1995:94 [ref. 25194]). •Valid as Johnius amblycephalus (Bleeker 1855) -- (Trewavas 1977:426 [ref. 4459], Heemstra 1986:618 [ref. 5660] as amblycephala, Allen & Swainston 1988:92 [ref. 25477], Sasaki 1994:65 [ref. 22159], Sasaki 1996:90 [ref. 22156], Allen 1997:144 [ref. 23977], Sasaki in Randall & Lim 2000:621 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:867 [ref. 25182], Matsuura & Peristiwady in Matsuura & Peristiwady 2000:258 [ref. 27511], Hutchins 2001:35 [ref. 25847], Sasaki 2001:3139 [ref. 26108], Nakabo 2002:867 [ref. 26193], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S110 [ref. 27377], Bray et al. 2006:1259 [ref. 29091], Motomura 2009:171 [ref. 30446], Iwatsuki et al. 2012:154 [ef. 31962], Larson et al. 2013:148 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:358 [ref. 32989], Yoshida et al. 2013:155 [ref. 34464], Psomadakis et al. 2015:274 [ref. 34104], Motomura et al. 2017:159 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:223 [ref. 35805], Suresh et al. 2018:252 [ref. 36495], Chao et al. 2019:266 [ref. 36884], Eagderi et al. 2019:101 [ref. 37020], Psomadakis et al. 2020:489 [ref. 37272]).

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amazonicus Johnius amazonicus Castelnau [F. L.] 1855Synonym
amblycephala Johnius amblycephala (Bleeker [P.] 1855)Synonym
aneus Johnius aneus Bloch [M. E.] 1793Synonym
aneus Pennahia aneus Bloch [M. E.] 1793Valid
auratus Johnius auratus Castelnau [F. L.] 1855Synonym
australis Johnius australis (Günther [A.] 1880)Valid
batabanus Johnius batabanus Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
belangerii Johnius belangerii (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
belengeri Johnius belengeri (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
birtwistlei Johnius birtwistlei Fowler [H. W.] 1931Synonym
borneensis Johnius borneensis (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Valid
canina Johnius canina (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
cantori Johnius cantori Bleeker [P.] 1874Valid
carouna Johnius carouna (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
carulta Johnius carulta Bloch [M. E.] 1793Synonym
carutta Johnius carutta Bloch [M. E.] 1793Valid
cataleus Johnius cataleus Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
coitor Johnius coitor (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
comes Johnius comes (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
crouvina Johnius crouvina Castelnau [F. L.] 1855Synonym
cujus Johnius cujus (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
distincta Johnius distincta (Tanaka [S.] 1916)Synonym
distinctus Johnius distinctus (Tanaka [S.] 1916)Valid
dorsalis Johnius dorsalis (Peters [W. C. H.] 1855)Valid
dussumieri Johnius dussumieri (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
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