Taxon profile


Black Batfish
Parastromateus niger (Bloch, 1795)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Carangidae - jacks, amberjacks, pompanos »  genus Parastromateus

Scientific synonyms

Apolectus niger (Bloch, 1795)
Citula halli Evermann & Seale, 1907
Formio niger (Bloch, 1795)
Parastromaeus niger Bloch, 1795
Stromateus niger Bloch, 1795
Temnodon inornatus Kuhl & van Hasselt, 1851

Other names

= Black Pomfret
= Black Pompano
= Blue Skate
= Brown Pomfret
= Butterfish
= False Butterfish
= Halibut
= Chinese Pomfret
= Pomfret


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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1947]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/19912]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Parastromateus niger (Bloch, 1795)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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