Taxon profile


African Armoured Searobin
Peristedion cataphractum (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scorpaeniformes - scorpionfishes and flatheads »  family Peristediidae - armored gurnards »  genus Peristedion

Scientific synonyms

Octonus olosteon Rafinesque, 1810
Peristedion chabrontera Lacépède, 1801
Peristedion macronema Cadenat, 1951
Peristedion malarmat Lacépède, 1801
Trigla cataphracta Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Armed Gurnard

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/31015]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Peristedion cataphractum (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1746]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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