Taxon profile


Redmouth Grunt
Orthopristis chrysoptera (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Haemulidae - grunts »  genus Orthopristis

Scientific synonyms

Labrus fulvomaculatus Mitchill, 1815
Orthopristis chrysopterus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Orthopristis duplex Girard, 1858
Orthopristis fulvomaculatus Mitchill, 1815
Perca chrysoptera Linnaeus, 1766
Pomadasys fulvomaculatus (Mitchill, 1815)
Pristipoma fasciatum Cuvier, 1830
Pristipoma fulvomaculatum (Mitchill, 1815)

Other names

= Hogfish
= Pigfish

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/18910]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Orthopristis chrysoptera (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5]

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

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