Taxon profile


Blue Emperor
Lethrinus nebulosus (Forsskål, 1775)

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

Scientific synonyms

Lethrinus alboguttatus Valenciennes, 1830
Lethrinus anatarius Richardson, 1845
Lethrinus aurolineatus Macleay, 1882
Lethrinus carinatus Weber, 1913
Lethrinus centurio Valenciennes, 1830
Lethrinus choerorynchus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Lethrinus cyanoxanthus Richardson, 1843
Lethrinus devisianus Whitley, 1929
Lethrinus erythrurus Valenciennes, 1830
Lethrinus esculentus Valenciennes, 1830

Other names

= Emperor Fish
= Lesser Spangled Emperor
= Mata-hari
= Nor'-west Snapper
= North-west Snapper
= Norwest Snapper
= Parrot-fish
= Pig-faced Bream
= Red-finned Emperor
= Spangled Emperor
= Tricky Snapper


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/14888]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lethrinus nebulosus (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1846]

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

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