Taxon profile


Bluebottle Fish
Nomeus gronovii (Gmelin, 1789)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scombriformes »  family Nomeidae - flotsamfishes or driftfishes »  genus Nomeus

Scientific synonyms

Gobius gronovii Gmelin, 1789
Nomeus dyscritus Whitley, 1931
Nomeus maculatus Valenciennes, 1836
Nomeus maculosus Bennett, 1831
Eleotris mauritii Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Nomeus mauritii (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Nomeus oxyurus Poey, 1860
Nomeus peronii Valenciennes, 1833

Other names

= Man-of-war Fish
= Portuguese Man-o'-war

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2461]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/17948]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Nomeus gronovii (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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