Taxon profile


Brama brama (Bonnaterre, 1788)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Bramidae - pomfrets »  genus Brama

Scientific synonyms

Brama chilensis Guichenot, 1848
Brama marina Fleming, 1828
Brama pinnasquamata Couch, 1849
Brama raii (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Brama raji Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Brama rayi Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Brama squamosa (Hutton, 1875)
Chaetodon umbratus Cabrera, 1857
Lepidotus catalonicus Asso, 1801
Lepidotus chilensis (Guichenot, 1848)

Other names

= Angel Fish
= Angelfish
= Atlantic Pomfret
= Black Sea Bream
= Common Pomfret
= Lestia
= Pomfret
= Ray's Bream

Least Concern


[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [391]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/4169]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Brama brama (Bonnaterre, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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