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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Stromateus fiatola Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Stromateus fiatola Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Stromateus fiatola Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 248 ('Habifaf in Mari Mediterraneo, et Mari Rubro').
Chrysostromus fiatoloides Lacepède, 1801, Hist. nat. Poiss., 3: 697 (Mediterranean).
Fiatola fasciata Risso, 1826, Hist. nat. Eur. mérid., 3: 289 (Mediterranean).
Seserinus microchirus Cuvier, in Cuv. Val., 1833, Hist. nat. Poiss., 9: 416-419 (Mediterranean). Two syntypes: MNHN no. 1472.
Stromateus capensis Pappe, 1866, Synopsis. . . edible fishes . . . Cape of Good Hope: 1 (South Africa).
Stromafeus fiafola: Moreau, 1881: 505, fig. 140 Chabanaud & Monod, 1927: 261, fig. 21 Le Gall, in C.I.E.M., 1933: no. 334, fig. Nobre, 1935: 337, fig. 148 Fowler, 1936: 672, fig. 303 Soljan, 1948: 341, fig. 382 Lozano Rey, 1952: 651, pl. 50 (fig. 3) Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 224, fig. Amanieu & Cazaux, 1962: 4-5, fig. 1 (Arcachon) Haedrich, 1967: 102, fig. 39 Haedrich & Horn, 1969: 43.
Stromateus microchirus: Moreau, 1881: 509.

Common names:

butterfish [En]
fiatole [Fr]
palometa fiatola [Es]

Butterfish (Stromateus fiatola)