Taxon profile


Bridled Pigface-bream
Lethrinus lentjan (Lacépède, 1802)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Lethrinidae - emperors »  genus Lethrinus

Scientific synonyms

Bodianus lentjan Lacépède, 1802
Letherinus lentjanus (Lacépède, 1802)
Letherinus leutjanus (Lacépède, 1802)
Lethrinus argenteus Valenciennes, 1830
Lethrinus cinereus Valenciennes, 1830
Lethrinus cocosensis Bleeker, 1854
Lethrinus croceopterus Valenciennes, 1830
Lethrinus flavescens Valenciennes, 1830
Lethrinus fusciceps Macleay, 1878
Lethrinus glyphodon Günther, 1859

Other names

= Pig-face Bream
= Pink Ear Emperor
= Pink-eared Emperor
= Purple-eared Emperor
= Purple-headed Emperor
= Red-spot Emperor
= Redspot Emperor
= Redspot Emperor Fish


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/14884]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lethrinus lentjan (Lacepède, 1802)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1863]

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

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