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Butterfish
Argyrosomus japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Sciaenidae - croakers and drums »  genus Argyrosomus

Scientific synonyms

Argyrosomus antarctica (Castelnau, 1872)
Nibea japonica (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)
Nibea japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)
Sciaena antarctica Castelnau, 1872
Sciaena hololepidota antarctica (non Lacépède, 1801)
Sciaena japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1843
Sciaena margaritifera Haly, 1875
Sciaena neglecta Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887

Other names

= Jaapanese Croaker
= Japanese Croaker
= Japanese Meagre
= Jewfish
= Kingfish
= Kingie
= Kingy
= Kob
= Mulloway
= River Kingfish

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [11979]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/1992]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Argyrosomus japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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