Taxon profile


Blotched Picarel
Spicara maena (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Centracanthidae »  genus Spicara

Scientific synonyms

Sparus maena Linnaeus, 1758
Smaris maena (Linnaeus, 1758)
Maena maena (Linnaeus, 1758)
Merolepis maena (Linnaeus, 1758)
Spicara maena maena (Linnaeus, 1758)
Smaris cagarella Cuvier, 1829
Smaris chryselis Valenciennes, 1830
Merolepis chryselis (Valenciennes, 1830)
Spicara chryselis (Valenciennes, 1830)
Maena chryselis (Valenciennes, 1830)

Least Concern


Spicara maena - Blotched Picarel

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4887]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/25563]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Spicara maena (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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