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Menticirrhus americanus

(Linnaeus 1758)

Menticirrhus americanus was originally described as Cyprinus americanus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Sciaenidae. It is commonly known as Southern kingcroaker but has many other common names such as southern kingfish in USA (contiguous states), Sankaku-nibe in Japan, Papa-terra in Brazil, Rastreador in Mexico, Bourrugue de crique in France. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   americanus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Acanthuriformes Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
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Genus   Menticirrhus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
Genus   Menticirrhus
Original Name   Cyprinus        
Taxon Name   americanus
Original Combination   Cyprinus americanus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cyprinus americanus
OriginalSubGenus   Cyprinus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   America [Carolinas, U.S.A.].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   321

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Menticirrhus americanus
Current Species   americanus
Current Genus Menticirrhus
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Sciaenidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 40 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Menticirrhus americanus  (Linnaeus 1758). Sciaenidae.
Name History   •Valid as Menticirrhus americanus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Chao 1978:30 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:366 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:187 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:145 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:406 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:280 [ref. 24474], Murdy et al. 1997:198 [ref. 23144], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:372 [ref. 24550], Marín 2000:75 [ref. 26252], Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], López et al. 2002:65 [ref. 26808], Chao 2003:1626 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:87 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:147 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:431 [ref. 28815], Matamoros et al. 2009:19 [ref. 31241], Matamoros et al. 2009:19 [ref. 31241], Mabragaña et al. 2011:table S2 [ref. 31800], Page et al. 2013:152 [ref. 32708], Fabiano et al. 2014:9 [ref. 33530], Nión et al. 2016:49 [ref. 35565], Marceniuk et al. 2017:41 [ref. 35324], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:346 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:436 [ref. 35886], Spier et al. 2018:14 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:4 [ref. 36717]).

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agassizi Menticirrhus agassizi Jordan [D. S.] in Jordan & Eigenmann 1889Synonym
alburnus Menticirrhus alburnus (Linnaeus [C.] 1766)Synonym
arenata Menticirrhus arenata (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Uncertain
atlanticus Menticirrhus atlanticus McFarland [W. N.] 1963Synonym
cokeri Menticirrhus cokeri Evermann [B. W.] & Radcliffe [L.] 1917Synonym
cuiaranensis Menticirrhus cuiaranensis Marceniuk [A. P.], Caires [R. A.], Rotundo [M. M.], Cerqueira [N. N. C. D.], Siccha-Ramirez [R.], Wosiacki [W. B.] & Oliveira [C.] 2020Valid
elongatus Menticirrhus elongatus (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
focaliger Menticirrhus focaliger Ginsburg [I.] 1952Synonym
littoralis Menticirrhus littoralis (Holbrook [J. E.] 1847)Valid
martinicensis Menticirrhus martinicensis (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
nasus Menticirrhus nasus (Günther [A.] 1868)Valid
nebulosa Menticirrhus nebulosa (Mitchill [S. L.] 1815)Synonym
ophicephalus Menticirrhus ophicephalus (Jenyns [L.] 1840)Valid
paitensis Menticirrhus paitensis Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Valid
panamensis Menticirrhus panamensis (Steindachner [F.] 1876)Valid
rostratus Menticirrhus rostratus Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Synonym
saxatilis Menticirrhus saxatilis (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Valid
simus Menticirrhus simus Jordan [D. S.] & Eigenmann [C. H.] 1889Synonym
undulatus Menticirrhus undulatus (Girard [C. F.] 1854)Valid
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