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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789 
AphiaID: 154721

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes buniva Lacepède, 1803
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes caprinus Valenciennes, 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes capriscus Gronow, 1854 (ambiguous synonym; homonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes carolinensis Gronow, 1854 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes forcipatus Gmelin, 1789
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes fuliginosus DeKay, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes moribundus Cope, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes powellii Cope, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes spilotopterygius Walbaum, 1792
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes taeniopterus Poey, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematobalistes forcipatus (Gmelin, 1789)
Sources  original description Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Caroli a Linné ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species; cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decimo tertia, aucta, reformata. 3 vols. in 9 parts. Lipsiae, 1788-93. v. 1 (pt 3), pp 1033-1516. [details]

source of synonymy Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshku derr [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshk derr [from synonym]  [details]
Basque Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaleztarraina [from synonym]  [details]
Breton Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorperoked [from synonym]  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsurer [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorporcell [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeix ballesta [from synonym]  [details]
Croatian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkostorok [from synonym]  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralmindelig aftrækkerfisk [from synonym]  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrekkervisUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrijze trekkervis  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorturbotUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrigger-fish [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortriggerfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorleather-jacketUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey trigger-fish [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey triggerfish [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgray triggerfish  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsäppikala [from synonym]  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorperroquet [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcochon de mer [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaliste perroquet [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaliste commun [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaliste cabri [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaliste  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSchweinedrückerfisch [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDrückerfisch [from synonym]  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorניצרן ים-תיכוני [from synonym]  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpesce porco [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpesce balestra [from synonym]  [details]
Maltese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhmar [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΒαλιστής [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoravtrekkerfisk [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoravtrekkerfisk  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoravtrekkerfisk  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrogatnica [from synonym]  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeixe-porcoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcangulo  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbalista [from synonym]  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРыба курок  [details]
Serbian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormihaca [from synonym]  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbalestra [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpez ballestaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpejepuerco blancoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpampo [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorescopeta [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgråtryckarfiskUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrå tryckarfisk  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryasemin baligi [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçütre balığı [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcutre baligi [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçotira [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРиба курок  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpysgodyn clicied [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIJsselmeer [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadeira [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOosterschelde [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWenduine Bank [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUK [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPacific Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus balistae (Claus, 1864) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (52 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (273 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on benthic invertebrates like mollusks and crustaceans  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina; observed in Trundy Reef, Cape Elizabeth, ME at 43o35.405N, 70o11.902W (photo ID verified by LVG 7 Aug 2008) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inhabits bays, harbors, lagoons, and seaward reefs.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154721
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-19 07:59:47Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154721 on 2014-10-02
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