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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 276970

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 editorPerciformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus Cuvier, 1831
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon argus Linnaeus, 1766
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon atromaculatus Bennett, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon pairatalis Hamilton, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEphippus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus aetatevarians De Vis, 1884
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus ocellata Klunzinger, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus bougainvillii Cuvier, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus maculatus Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus ornatus Cuvier, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus purpurascens Cuvier, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus quadranus De Vis, 1884
Sources 
original description (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon argus Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532. [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus ocellata Klunzinger, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus tetracanthus (Lacepède, 1802) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus tetracanthus (Lacepède, 1802)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMaltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus acanthopagri Lin, Ho & Chen, 1994 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus epidemicus Hewitt, 1971 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus rotundigenitalis Yü, 1933 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus pagrosomi schlegeli Ho & Lin, 2003 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (47 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (128 publications) 
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 GenBank (120 nucleotides; 56 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Individual release: accidental release by individuals (e.g. aquarium discards) [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin : Individual release: accidental release by individuals (e.g. aquarium discards) [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Maltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:276970
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  created  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766). 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=276970 on 2014-12-22
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