Taxon profile


American Butterfish
Peprilus triacanthus (Peck, 1804)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Stromateidae - butterfishes »  genus Peprilus

Scientific synonyms

Poronotus burti (non Fowler, 1944)
Poronotus triacanthus (Peck, 1804)
Stromateus triacanthus Peck, 1804

Other names

= Atlantic Butterfish
= Dollar Fish
= Pumpkin Scad

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [492]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/31009]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Peprilus triacanthus (Peck, 1804)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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