Taxon profile


Dogtooth Cardinal
Cheilodipterus arabicus (Gmelin, 1789)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Apogonidae - cardinalfishes »  genus Cheilodipterus

Scientific synonyms

Perca arabica Gmelin, 1789
Centropomus arabicus (Gmelin, 1789)
Cheilodipterus caninus Smith, 1949
Perca lineata Forsskål, 1775
Cheilodipterus lineatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Other names

= Dogtooth Cardinalfish
= Tiger Cardinal

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6669]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12859]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Cheilodipterus arabicus (Gmelin, 1788)]
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 Cheilodipterus arabicus (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019

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