Taxon profile


Bermuda Catfish
Promethichthys prometheus (Cuvier, 1832)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Gempylidae - snake mackerels »  genus Promethichthys

Scientific synonyms

Dicrotus armatus Günther, 1860
Dicrotus parvipinnis Goode & Bean, 1896
Gempylus prometheus Cuvier, 1832
Prometheus atlanticus Lowe, 1838
Promethichthys pacificus Seale, 1906
Promethichthys solandri Jordan, Evermann & Tanaka, 1927
Promethychthis prometheus (Cuvier, 1832)
Promethycthus prometeus (Cuvier, 1832)
Promethycthus prometheus (Cuvier, 1832)
Prometichthys prometeus (Cuvier, 1832)

Other names

= Conejo
= Night Serpent
= Promethean Escolar
= Purple Snake Mackerel
= Rabbit Fish
= Rabbit-fish
= Roudi
= Roudi Escolar

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/21873]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Promethichthys prometheus (Cuvier, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5008]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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