Taxon profile


Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Lacépède, 1801)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Priacanthidae - bigeyes »  genus Heteropriacanthus

Scientific synonyms

Anthias boops Forster, 1801
Cookeolus boops (Forster, 1801)
Labrus cruentatus Lacépède, 1801
Priacanthus argenteus Cuvier, 1829
Priacanthus bleekeri Castelnau, 1873
Priacanthus bonariensis Cuvier, 1829
Priacanthus boops (Forster, 1801)
Priacanthus carolinus Cuvier, 1829
Priacanthus cepedianus Desmarest, 1823
Priacanthus cruentatus (Lacépède, 1801)

Other names

= Bigeye
= Blotched Bigeye
= Catalufa
= Dusky-finned Bullseye
= Duskyfin Bigeye
= Glass Bigeye
= Glasseye
= Glasseye Snapper
= Moonshine Conga
= Moonshine Snapper
= Red Big-eye

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/11618]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Lacepède, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1150]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Heteropriacanthus cruentatus]

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