Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability
Online Version, Updated 2 October 2018

SEARCH RESULTS FROM THE

Catalog of Fishes
Select the database to search:
GENERA   SPECIES   REFERENCES
Include unavailable names

         Comments: ,

commersonnii, Pleuronectes Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802:599, 654 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepéde) v. 4; ref. 4929] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. No types known. Type catalog: Desoutter et al. 2001:344 [ref. 25922]. Figured on Pl. 12 (fig. 2) of Lacepède 1801 [ref. 2710], but with vernacular name commersonnien; see discussion in Munroe & DeSoutter 2001:273-277 [ref. 25706]. The correct spelling is commersonnii. Based on description and illustration in manuscript by Commerson (Philibert Commerson, 1727-1773, French explorer and naturalist). •Valid as Synaptura commersoniana (Lacepède 1802) -- (Kottelat et al. 1993:171 [ref. 23448], Krishnan & Mishra 1993:235 [ref. 24016], Goren & Dor 1994:72 [ref. 25356]). •Valid as Synaptura commersoni (Lacepède 1802) -- (Munroe in Randall & Lim 2000:646 [ref. 25122]). •Synonym of Bothus mancus (Broussonet 1782) in Bothidae but text only -- (Fricke 1999:570 [ref. 24106]). •Valid as Synaptura commersonnii (Lacepède 1802) -- (Desoutter et al. 2001:344 [ref. 25922], Munroe 2001:3888 [ref. 26314] as commersonii, Munroe & Desoutter 2001:273 [ref. 25706], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S122 [ref. 27377], Ho et al. 2009:12 [ref. 31461] as commersonii, Yoshida et al. 2013:220 [ref. 34464]). •Valid as Dagetichthys commersonii (Lacèpede 1802) -- (Vachon et al. 2008:405 [ref. 32765], Kottelat 2013:465 [ref. 32989], Imamura in Kimura et al. 2015:93 [ref. 34319], Psomadakis et al. 2015:327 [ref. 34104], Voronina et al. 2016:396 [ref. 35064]). Current status: Valid as Dagetichthys commersonnii (Lacepède 1802). Soleidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Seychelles, Mauritius (Mascarenes) and Persian Gulf east to Indonesia, north to Taiwan. Habitat: brackish, marine.