Taxon profile


Black Barracouta
Nesiarchus nasutus Johnson, 1862

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scombriformes »  family Gempylidae - snake mackerels »  genus Nesiarchus

Scientific synonyms

Prometheus paradoxus Capello, 1867
Thyrsitops violaceus Bean, 1887
Escolar violaceus (Bean, 1887)
Bipinnula violacea (Bean, 1887)

Other names

= Black Gemfish
= Johnson's Scabbardfish

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [7573]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/17844]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Nesiarchus nasutus Johnson, 1862]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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