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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Boops boops (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Boops boops Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Box boops Linnaeus, 1758
Sparus Boops Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 280 ('Habitat in M. infero').
Box vulgaris Valenciennes, 1828-1849, 1830, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poiss., 6: 348, pl. 161 (Mediterranean). Twelve syntypes: MNHN no. 8674/8679, 8723, 8725, 8726.
Boops boops: White, 1851: 20 (England) Fowler, 1936, 2: 848, fig. 367 Lozano Rey, 1952: 196, pl. 14 (fig. 4) Poll, 1954: 346, fig. 98, pl. 8 (fig. 2) Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 53, fig. Stoianov, 1963: 122, fig. 36 Svetovidov, 1964: 288, fig. 87 Banarescu, 1964: 695, fig. 302 Bini, 1968, 4: 143, fig. Wheeler, 1969: 352, fig., map.
Box vulgaris: Günther, 1859, 1: 418 Steindachner, 1867: 651 Day, 1880-1884, 1880: 28, pl. 10 Döderlein, 1879-1891, 1889: 227.
Box boops: Moreau, 1881-1891, 1881, 3: 14 Nobre, 1935: 38, pl. 5 (fig. 15) Cadenat, 1951: 213, fig. 150 Soljan, 1963: 314, fig. 734.


Common names:

boga [Es]
boga [It]
bogue [En]
bogue [Fr]
bukva [Hr]
gopa [He]
gupa [Ro]
kupes [Tu]
moza [Eg]
sbouga [Ar]
vopa [Mlt]
xgoboos [Iw]
bokvis [Ne]

Bogue (Boops boops)