Taxon profile


Brown Chub
Kyphosus bigibbus Lacépède, 1801

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Kyphosidae - sea chubs »  genus Kyphosus

Scientific synonyms

Dorsuarius nigrescens Lacépède, 1803
Kyphosus biggibus Lacépède, 1801
Kyphosus fuscus (Lacépède, 1803)
Pimelepterus fallax Klunzinger, 1884
Pimelepterus fuscus (Lacépède, 1803)
Pimelepterus indicus (non Cuvier, 1831)
Pimelopterus fuscus (Lacépède, 1803)
Xyster fuscus Lacépède, 1803

Other names

= Gray Rudderfish
= Grey Drummer
= Grey Chub
= Grey Sea Chub
= Insular Rudderfish

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5804]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/13935]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Kyphosus bigibbus Lacepède, 1801]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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