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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Crenidens crenidens (Forsskål, 1775)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Crenidens crenidens Forsskål, 1775


Sparus crenidens Forsskål, 1775, Descr. Anim.: 15 ('Red Sea: Djedda, Suez').
Crenidens forskalii Valenciennes, 1830, in Cuvier & Valenciennes, Hist. nat. Poiss., 6: 378, pl. 162 (Massaua). Four syntypes: MNHN no. 8743 & 8744.
Crenidens crenidens: Fowler, 1933: 201 Lourie & Ben-Tuvia, 1970: 205, fig. 2 (Bardawil lagoon, North Sinai).

Comon names:

karenteen sea bream [En]
saupe de mer rouge [Fr]

Karenteen sea bream (Crenidens crenidens)