Taxon profile


Brown Chub
Kyphosus bigibbus Lacépède, 1801

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

Scientific synonyms

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

Other names

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

Least Concern LC

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
CZ Hanel L., Plíštil J., Novák J. (2011): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 7. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ropušnicotvaří (Scorpaeniformes) – ostnoploutví (Perciformes) – Percoidei], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 148 str. [as Kyphosus bigibbus Lacépède, 1801]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019

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