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Genera in the family or subfamily Sciaenidae: [ 135 ] records


Afroscion Trewavas [E.] 1977:337 Masc. Argyrosomus thorpei Smith 1977. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Argyrosomus De la Pylaie 1835 -- (Sasaki & Kailola 1988:263 [ref. 12553]). Current status: Synonym of Argyrosomus De La Pylaie 1835. Sciaenidae.

Alburnus Catesby [M.] 1771:12 Masc. Not available, published in a rejected work on Official Index (Opinion 89, Opinion 259). Sciaenidae.

Amblyscion Gill [T. N.] 1863:165 Masc. Amblyscion argenteus Gill 1863. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Larimus Cuvier 1830 -- (Chao 1978:31 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Larimus Cuvier 1830. Sciaenidae.

Ancylodon Oken [L.] (ex Cuvier) 1817:1182 Masc. Lonchurus ancylodon Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type apparently by subsequent absolute tautonymy. Based on "Les Ancylodons" Cuvier 1816:299 [ref. 993] (see Gill 1903:966 [ref. 5768]). Spelled Ancylodonus by Jarocki 1822:234 [ref. 4984]; misspelled Anclyodon by Jordan 1917:104 [ref. 2407]. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Ancylodon Illiger 1811 in mammals, replaced by Macrodon Schinz 1822 and Normalus Gistel 1848. Possibly dates to Bosc 1816:497 (see Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:3 [ref. 6382]). •Synonym of Macrodon Schinz 1822. Current status: Synonym of Macrodon Schinz 1822. Sciaenidae.

Anomiolepis Gill [T. N.] 1861:82 Fem. Based on an unnamed Chinese species allied to Corvina tridentifer Richardson but without small teeth in upper jaw. Apparently not available for lack of addition of an available species. Sciaenidae.

Apeches Gistel [J.] 1848:IX Masc. Johnius carutta Bloch 1793. Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded replacement for Johnius Bloch 1793, Johnius regarded as an objectionable personal name (see Jordan 1919:338 [ref. 2409]). •Objective synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793 -- (Trewavas 1977:406 [ref. 4459], Talwar 1995:90 [ref. 25194], Kottelat 2013:357 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793. Sciaenidae.

Aplodinotus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1819:418 Masc. Aplodinotus grunniens Rafinesque 1819. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Unjustifiably emended to Haploidonotus by Gill 1861:101 [ref. 1773]. •Valid as Aplodinotus Rafinesque 1819 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:387 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1589 [ref. 27097], Casatti in Reis et al. 2003:599 [ref. 27061], Scharpf 2009:2 [ref. 30400]). Current status: Valid as Aplodinotus Rafinesque 1819. Sciaenidae.

Apseudobranchus Gill [T. N.] 1862:18 Masc. Otolithus toeroe Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. •Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250]). Current status: Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Archoscion Gill [T. N.] 1862:18 Masc. Otolithus analis Jenyns 1842. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. •Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250]). Current status: Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Argyrosomus De la Pylaie [A. J. M.] 1835:532 Masc. Argyrosomus procerus De la Pylaie 1835 (= Cheilodipterus aquila Lacepède 1803). Type by monotypy. On Official List (Opinion 988). •Valid as Argyrosomus De la Pylaie 1835 -- (Trewavas 1973:397 [ref. 7201], Trewavas 1977:322 [ref. 4459], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:162 [ref. 6441], Chao in Whitehead et al. 1986:867 [ref. 13676], Daget & Trewavas 1986:333 [ref. 6211], Heemstra 1986:616 [ref. 5660], Zhong in Pan et al. 1991:383 [ref. 23876], Bauchot in Lévêque et al. 1992:704 [ref. 21590], Gomon et al. 1994:602 [ref. 22532], Griffiths & Heemstra 1995:5 [ref. 22038], Talwar 1995:40 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3120 [ref. 26108], Parin 2003:S13 [ref. 28536], Bray et al. 2006:1257 [ref. 29091] with author as Pylaie, Gomon 2008:590 [ref. 30616], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:50 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:372 [ref. 33547], Fricke et al. 2018:223 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:102 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Argyrosomus De la Pylaie 1835. Sciaenidae.

Aspericorvina (subgenus of Johnius) Fowler [H. W.] 1934:153 Fem. Johnius melanobrachium Fowler 1934. Type by original designation. •Valid as Aspericorvina Fowler 1934 -- (Trewavas 1977:368 [ref. 4459], Kottelat 1989:17 [ref. 13605], Sasaki 2001:3121 [ref. 26108], Kottelat 2013:357 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Aspericorvina Fowler 1934. Sciaenidae.

Asperina Ostroumoff [A. A.] 1896:30 Fem. Asperina improvisa Ostroumoff 1896. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Umbrina Cuvier 1816 -- (Trewavas 1973:399 [ref. 7201], Trewavas 1977:278 [ref. 4459], Walker & Radford 1992:575 [ref. 20257], Talwar 1995:21 [ref. 25194], Parin 2003:S13 [ref. 28536]m, Parin et al. 2014:373 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Umbrina Cuvier 1816. Sciaenidae.

Atractoscion Gill [T. N.] 1862:18 Masc. Otolithus aequidens Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. •Valid as Atractoscion Gill 1862 -- (Trewavas 1977:282 [ref. 4459], Heemstra 1986:617 [ref. 5660], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:357 [ref. 24550], Sasaki 2001:3119 [ref. 26108], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:656 [ref. 25968], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250], Bray et al. 2006:1258 [ref. 29091], Pietsch & Orr 2015:55 [ref. 34694], Song et al. 2017:223 [ref. 35529]). Current status: Valid as Atractoscion Gill 1862. Sciaenidae.

Atrobucca Chu [Y.-T.], Lo [Y.-L.] & Wu [H.-L.] 1963:64, 93 Fem. Sciaena nibe Jordan & Thompson 1911. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Atrobucca Chu, Lo & Wu 1963 -- (Trewavas 1977:339 [ref. 4459], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:162 [ref. 6441], Heemstra 1986:617 [ref. 5660], Sasaki & Kailola 1988 [ref. 12553], Sasaki 1995 [ref. 22176], Talwar 1995:45 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3120 [ref. 26108], Bray et al. 2006:1258 [ref. 29091], Hussain & Jawad 2014:253 [ref. 33657], Motomura et al. 2017:158 [ref. 35490], Golani & Fricke 2018:102 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Atrobucca Chu, Lo & Wu 1963. Sciaenidae.

Attilus Gistel [J.] 1848:109 Masc. Sciaena cirrosa Linnaeus 1758. Type by being a replacement name. Apparently an unneeded replacement for Umbrina Cuvier 1816. •Objective synonym of Umbrina Cuvier 1816 -- (Gilbert 1966:233 [ref. 21329], Trewavas 1973:399 [ref. 7201], Trewavas 1977:278 [ref. 4459], Chao 1978:29 [ref. 6983], Walker & Radford 1992:575 [ref. 20257], Talwar 1995:12 [ref. 25194]). Current status: Synonym of Umbrina Cuvier 1816. Sciaenidae.

Austronibea Trewavas [E.] 1977:361, 373 Fem. Austronibea oedogenys Trewavas 1977. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Austronibea Trewavas 1977 -- (Sasaki 2001:3121 [ref. 26108], Bray et al. 2006:1259 [ref. 29091], lo et al. 2017:11 [ref. 35288]). Current status: Valid as Austronibea Trewavas 1977. Sciaenidae.

Bahaba (subgenus of Otolithes) Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1935:603 Fem. Otolithes (Bahaba) lini Herre 1935. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Bahaba Herre 1935 -- (Trewavas 1977:285 [ref. 4459], Jayaram 1981:330 [ref. 6497], Kottelat 1989:17 [ref. 13605], Zhong in Pan et al. 1991:380 [ref. 23876], Talwar 1995:15 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3119 [ref. 26108], Kottelat 2013:357 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Bahaba Herre 1935. Sciaenidae.

Bairdiella Gill [T. N.] 1861:33 Fem. Bodianus argyroleucus Mitchill 1815. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Bairdiella Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:38 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:381 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1588 [ref. 27097], Minckley & Marsh 2009:305 [ref. 31114], Marceniuk et al. 2019:1 [ref. 36684]). Current status: Valid as Bairdiella Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Blythia Talwar [P. K.] 1971:23 Fem. Umbrina dussumieri Valenciennes 1833. Type by original designation. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Blythia Theobald 1868 in Ophidia, replaced by Blythsciaena Talwar 1975. •Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793, subgenus Johnius -- (Trewavas 1977:406 [ref. 4459]). •Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793 -- (Talwar 1995:90 [ref. 25194], Kottelat 2013:358 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793. Sciaenidae.

Blythsciaena Talwar [P. K.] 1975:17 Fem. Umbrina dussumieri Valenciennes 1833. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Blythia Talwar 1971, preoccupied by Blythia Theobald 1868 in Ophidia. •Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793, subgenus Johnius -- (Trewavas 1977:406 [ref. 4459]). •Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793 -- (Talwar 1995:90 [ref. 25194], Kottelat 2013:358 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793. Sciaenidae.

Boesemania Trewavas [E.] 1977:309 Fem. Johnius microlepis Bleeker 1858. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Boesemania Trewavas 1977 -- (Kottelat 1985:273 [ref. 11441], Kottelat 1989:17 [ref. 13605], Sasaki 2001:3119 [ref. 26108], Kottelat 2013:357 [ref. 32989], Lo et al. 2017:13 [ref. 35288]). Current status: Valid as Boesemania Trewavas 1977. Sciaenidae.

Bola Hamilton [F.] 1822:75, 368 Fem. Bola coitor Hamilton 1822. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan & Thompson 1911:244 [ref. 2539]. Bola Günther 1868, a cyprinid, is a junior homonym. •Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793, subgenus Johnius -- (Trewavas 1977:406 [ref. 4459]). •Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793 -- (Talwar 1995:90 [ref. 25194], Kottelat 2013:357 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793. Sciaenidae.

Buccone (subgenus of Cynoscion) Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896:394 Neut. Cestreus praedatorius Jordan & Gilbert 1889. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250]). Current status: Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Callaus (subgenus of Sciaena) Jordan [D. S.] in Jordan & Eigenmann 1889:395, 401 Fem. Corvina deliciosa Tschudi 1846. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758 Current status: Synonym of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758. Sciaenidae.

Cantor Talwar [P. K.] 1970:68 Masc. Bola cuja Hamilton 1822. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Described apparently a little earlier as the new genus Macrospinosa by Lal Mohan 1969. See Das 2003:375 [ref. 27706]. •Objective synonym of Macrospinosa Lal Mohan 1969 -- (Trewavas 1977:289 [ref. 4459], Talwar 1995:18 [ref. 25194]). Current status: Synonym of Macrospinosa Lal Mohan 1969. Sciaenidae.

Cestreus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854:49 Masc. Cestreus carolinensis Gronow 1854. Type by monotypy. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Cestreus McClelland 1842 in fishes; apparently not replaced. •Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250]). Current status: Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Cheilotrema Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846:13 Neut. Cheilotrema fasciatum Tschudi 1846. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Cheilotrema Tschudi 1846. Current status: Valid as Cheilotrema Tschudi 1846. Sciaenidae.

Cheironebris Fowler [H. W.] 1944:179 Fem. Nebris occidentalis Vaillant 1897. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Nebris Cuvier 1830 -- (Chao 1978:31 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Nebris Cuvier 1830. Sciaenidae.

Chrysochir Trewavas [E.] & Yazdani [G. M.] 1966:250 Fem. Otolithus aureus Richardson 1846. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. See Das 2003:375 [ref. 27706]. •Valid as Chrysochir Trewavas & Yazdani 1966 -- (Trewavas 1977:344 [ref. 4459], Talwar 1995:54 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3121 [ref. 26108], Kottelat 2013:357 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Chrysochir Trewavas & Yazdani 1966. Sciaenidae.

Cilus Delfin [F. T.] 1900:55 Masc. Cilus montti Delfin 1900. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Cilus Delfin 1900 -- (Oyrazún et al. 1985:45 [ref. 21630], Béarez & Schwarzhans 2013:278 [ref. 33019]). Current status: Valid as Cilus Delfin 1900. Sciaenidae.

Cirrimens Gill [T. N.] 1862:17 Fem. Umbrina ophicephala Jenyns 1840. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Cirrimens Gill 1862 -- (Chao 1978:30 [ref. 6983]). •Synonym of Menticirrhus Gill 1861 based on current placement of type species. Current status: Synonym of Menticirrhus Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Collichthys Günther [A.] 1860:312 Masc. Sciaena lucida Richardson 1844. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan & Evermann 1889:348 [ref. 2439] and perhaps by Günther 1867 (in Zoological Record for 1866); see discussion by Trewavas 1977:388 [ref. 4459]; see also Bleeker 1876:330 [ref. 448] for possible type designation. •Valid as Collichthys Günther 1860 -- (Trewavas 1977:400 [ref. 4459], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:163 [ref. 6441], Zhong in Pan et al. 1991:387 [ref. 23876]). Current status: Valid as Collichthys Günther 1860. Sciaenidae.

Coracinus Pallas [P. S.] 1814:256 Masc. Coracinus chalcis Pallas 1814. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1917:84 [ref. 2407]. Not Coracinus Gronow. •Synonym of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758 -- (Trewavas 1973:396 [ref. 7201], Parin 2003:S13 [ref. 28536], Parin et al. 2014:373 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758. Sciaenidae.

Corvina Cuvier [G.] 1829:173 Fem. Sciaena nigra Forsskål 1775. Type by subsequent designation. Species cited by Cuvier as "(Sciaena nigra Gm.) Bl. 297." with more species listed in footnote. Type designated by Gill 1862:85 [ref. 1771] as Corvina nigra Cuvier, which apparently goes back to Forsskål. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Corvina Hahn 1822 in Aves. •Synonym of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758 -- (Trewavas 1973:396 [ref. 7201], Parin 2003:S13 [ref. 28536], Parin et al. 2014:373 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758. Sciaenidae.

Corvula Jordan [D. S.] & Eigenmann [C. H.] 1889:377 Fem. Johnius batabanus Poey 1860. Type by original designation. •Tentatively a synonym of Bairdiella Gill 1861 (Chao 1978:38 [ref. 6983]). •Synonym of Bairdiella Gill 1861 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:381 [ref. 24550]). •Valid as Corvula Jordan & Eigenmann 1889 -- (Chao 2003:1590 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Corvula Jordan & Eigenmann 1889. Sciaenidae.

Cromis Browne [P.] 1789:449 Masc. Not available, published in a rejected work on Official Index (Opinion 89). Based on Browne 1756:449 [ref. 30188]. Sciaenidae.

Ctenosciaena (subgenus of Sciaena) Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1923:15 Fem. Sciaena (Ctenosciaena) dubia Fowler & Bean 1923. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Ctenosciaena Fowler & Bean 1923 -- (Chao 1978:29 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:365 [ref. 14275], Lucena 1988 [ref. 12613], Chao 2003:1586 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Ctenosciaena Fowler & Bean 1923. Sciaenidae.

Cynoscion Gill [T. N.] 1861:81 Masc. Johnius regalis Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Cynoscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:370 [ref. 14275], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:349 [ref. 24550], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250], Chao 2003:1590 [ref. 27097], Minckley & Marsh 2009:305 [ref. 31114], Robertson et al. 2017:90 [ref. 35676]). Current status: Valid as Cynoscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Daysciaena Talwar [P. K.] 1971:192 Fem. Corvina albida Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). See Das 2003:375 [ref. 27706]. •Valid as Daysciaena Talwar 1971 -- (Jayaram 1981:331 [ref. 6497], Talwar 1995:78 [ref. 25194]). Current status: Valid as Daysciaena Talwar 1971. Sciaenidae.

Dendrophysa Trewavas [E.] 1964:110 Fem. Umbrina russellii Cuvier 1829. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Species emended from russelii to russelli by Trewavas 1964:111 and earlier authors as an inadvertent error originally. •Valid as Dendrophysa Trewavas 1964 -- (Trewavas 1977:367 [ref. 4459], Jayaram 1981:330 [ref. 6497], Kottelat 1989:17 [ref. 13605], Zhong in Pan et al. 1991:381 [ref. 23876], Talwar 1995:72 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3121 [ref. 26108], Kottelat 2013:357 [ref. 32989], Motomura et al. 2017:159 [ref. 35490]). Current status: Valid as Dendrophysa Trewavas 1964. Sciaenidae.

Dhoma Talwar [P. K.] & Joglekar [A.] 1970:361 Masc. Corvina axillaris Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Treated as feminine, Art. 30.2.4. See Das 2003:376 [ref. 27706] with date as 1976 [sic]. •Objective synonym of Kathala Mohan 1969 -- (Trewavas 1977:292 [ref. 4459], Talwar 1995:21 [ref. 25194]). Current status: Synonym of Kathala Lal Mohan 1969. Sciaenidae.

Diplolepis Steindachner [F.] 1863:164 Fem. Sciaena squamosissima Heckel 1840. Type by monotypy. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Diplolepis Geoffroy 1762 and by Diplolepis Fabricius 1805 in Hymenoptera. •Synonym of Plagioscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:43 [ref. 6983], Casatti in Reis et al. 2003:601 [ref. 27061], Casatti 2005:40 [ref. 28401]). Current status: Synonym of Plagioscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Elattarchus Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896:397 Masc. Odontoscion archidium Jordan & Gilbert 1882. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Elattarchus Jordan & Evermann 1896 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:380 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Valid as Elattarchus Jordan & Evermann 1896. Sciaenidae.

Eques Bloch [M. E.] 1793:90 Masc. Eques americanus Bloch 1793. Type by monotypy. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Eques Linnaeus 1758 in Lepidoptera, replaced by Equetus Rafinesque 1815. •Synonym of Equetus Rafinesque 1815 -- (Chao 1978:27 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Equetus Rafinesque 1815. Sciaenidae.

Equetus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1815:86 Masc. Eques americanus Bloch 1793. Type by being a replacement name. As "Equetus R. [Rafinesque] Eques Bl. [Bloch]." Available replacement name for Eques Bloch 1793 (preoccupied by Eques Linnaeus 1758 in Lepidoptera). Equietus is a misspelling. •Valid as Equetus Rafinesque 1815 -- (Chao 1978:27 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:362 [ref. 14275], Chao 2003:1589 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Equetus Rafinesque 1815. Sciaenidae.

Eriscion (subgenus of Cynoscion) Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1927:506 Masc. Otolithus nebulosus Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:359 [ref. 24550], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250]). Current status: Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Eutychelithus Jordan [D. S.] 1876:242 Masc. Corvina richardsonii Cuvier 1830. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Aplodinotus Rafinesque 1819 -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Casatti in Reis et al. 2003:599 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Aplodinotus Rafinesque 1819. Sciaenidae.

Excursor Gistel [J.] 1848:XIII Masc. Corvina nigra of Cuvier 1829 (= Sciaena umbra Linnaeus 1758). Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded replacement for Melantha Gistel 1848 (p. 109), not preoccupied by Melanthia Duponchee 1829. •In the synonymy of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758 -- (Trewavas 1973:396 [ref. 7201]). Current status: Synonym of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758. Sciaenidae.

Fonticulus (subgenus of Pseudotolithus) Trewavas [E.] 1962:169 Masc. Corvina nigrita Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Pseudotolithus Bleeker 1863 -- (Daget & Trewavas 1986:335 [ref. 6211]). •Synonym of Pseudotolithus Bleeker 1863, but a valid subgenus Fonticulus as described -- (Bauchot in Lévêque et al. 1992:701 [ref. 21590]). Current status: Synonym of Pseudotolithus Bleeker 1863. Sciaenidae.

Genyonemus Gill [T. N.] 1861:87 Neut. Leiostomus lineatus Ayres 1855. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Genyonemus Gill 1861 -- (Pietsch & Orr 2015:56 [ref. 34694]). Current status: Valid as Genyonemus Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Hemisciaena Bleeker [P.] 1863:140 Fem. Sciaena lucida Richardson 1844. Type by monotypy. •Objective synonym of Collichthys Günther 1860 -- (Trewavas 1977:400, and see also p. 387 [ref. 4459]). Current status: Synonym of Collichthys Günther 1860. Sciaenidae.

Homoprion Holbrook [J. E.] 1855:168 Masc. Homoprion lanceolatus Holbrook 1855. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817 -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:376 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817. Sciaenidae.

Hostia (subgenus of Pseudotolithus) Trewavas [E.] 1962:170 Fem. Corvina moorii Günther 1865. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Pseudotolithus Bleeker 1863 -- (Daget & Trewavas 1986:335 [ref. 6211]). Current status: Synonym of Pseudotolithus Bleeker 1863. Sciaenidae.

Isopisthus Gill [T. N.] 1862:18 Masc. Ancylodon parvipinnis Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Type designated on p. 16. •Valid as Isopisthus Gill 1862 -- (Chao 1978:37 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:374 [ref. 14275], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:387 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1587 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Isopisthus Gill 1862. Sciaenidae.

Johnieops Lal Mohan [R. S.] 1972:85 Masc. Sciaena osseus Day 1876. Type by original designation. •Valid as Johnieops Lal Mohan 1876 -- (Daget & Trewavas 1986:334 [ref. 6211], Talwar 1995:112 [ref. 25194], Kottelat 2013:358 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793, but a valid subgenus Johnieops -- (Trewavas 1977:428 [ref. 4459], Sasaki & Amaoka 1989:466 [ref. 12749], Sasaki 1999:271 [ref. 24049], Sasaki 2001:3122 [ref. 26108], Iwatsuki et al. 2012:151 [ef. 31962], Chao et al. 2019:261 [ref. 36884]). Current status: Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793. Sciaenidae.

Johnius Bloch [M. E.] 1793:132 Masc. Johnius carutta Bloch 1793. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Gill 1861:85 [ref. 1771], also by Bleeker 1876:327 [ref. 448]. •Valid as Johnius Bloch 1793 -- (Trewavas 1977:405 [ref. 4459], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:162 [ref. 6441], Heemstra 1986:618 [ref. 5660], Sasaki & Amaoka 1989 [ref. 12749], Kottelat 1989:17 [ref. 13605], Ataur Rahman 1989:330 [ref. 24860], Zhong in Pan et al. 1991:378 [ref. 23876], Sasaki 1994:65 [ref. 22159], Talwar 1995:90 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 1999:271 [ref. 24049], Sasaki 2001:3122 [ref. 26108], Ataur Rahman 2003:357 [ref. 31338], Bray et al. 2006:1259 [ref. 29091], Coad 2010:266 [ref. 36620], Iwatsuki et al. 2012:151 [ef. 31962], Kottelat 2013:357 [ref. 32989], Lo et al. 2017:15 [ref. 35288], Motomura et al. 2017:159 [ref. 35490], Zhao et al. 2017:143 [ref. 35617], Fricke et al. 2018:223 [ref. 35805], Chao et al. 2019:259 [ref. 36884]). Current status: Valid as Johnius Bloch 1793. Sciaenidae.

Kathala Lal Mohan [R. S.] 1969:295 Masc. Corvina axillaris Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Included twice in 1990 edition, once incorrectly as Kalthala. Treated as masculine, Art. 30.2.4. •Objective senior synonym of Dhoma Talwar & Joglekar 1970. •Valid as Kathala Lal Mohan 1969 -- (Trewavas 1977:292 [ref. 4459], Talwar 1995:21 [ref. 25194]). Current status: Valid as Kathala Lal Mohan 1969. Sciaenidae.

Kroseriphus Whitley [G. P.] 1950:44 Masc. Seriphus politus Ayres 1860. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Seriphus Ayres 1860 [preoccupation not researched]; Seriphus is used in current literature as valid. •Synonym of Seriphus Ayres 1860. Current status: Synonym of Seriphus Ayres 1860. Sciaenidae.

Larimichthys Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] 1905:204 Masc. Larimichthys rathbunae Jordan & Starks 1905. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Larimichthys Jordan & Starks 1905 -- (Trewavas 1977:392 [ref. 4459], Sasaki 2001:3121 [ref. 26108], Bray et al. 2006:1261 [ref. 29091], Seah et al. 2015:271 [ref. 33796]). Current status: Valid as Larimichthys Jordan & Starks 1905. Sciaenidae.

Larimodon Bleeker [P.] (ex Kaup) 1876:329 Masc. First appeared as name in synonymy of Odontoscion Gill 1862 and then in Bleeker 1876 as above; apparently never used as an available name, and therefore not available and with no type validly established. •In the synonymy of Odontoscion Gill 1862. Current status: Synonym of Odontoscion Gill 1862. Sciaenidae.

Larimus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:145 Masc. Larimus breviceps Cuvier 1830. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Larimus Cuvier 1830 -- (Chao 1978:31 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:367 [ref. 14275], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:378 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1590 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Larimus Cuvier 1830. Sciaenidae.

Leiostomus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802:438 Masc. Leiostomus xanthurus Lacepède 1802. Type by monotypy. Liostomus Agassiz 1846:204, 212 [ref. 64] is an unjustified emendation. •Valid as Leiostomus Lacepåde 1802 -- (Chao 1978:29 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:374 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1589 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Leiostomus Lacepède 1802. Sciaenidae.

Lepipterus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:151 Masc. Lepipterus francisci Cuvier 1830. Type by monotypy. Not preoccupied by Lepipterus Rafinesque 1815 in fishes (name only). Casatti 2001:135, 138 [ref. 25918] recognizes Pachyurus over the older name Lepepterus on the basis of Art. 23.9.1.1. •Not a synonym of Pachyurus Agassiz [1831] -- (Chao 1978:42 [ref. 6983]). •Synonym of Pachyurus Agassiz 1831 -- (Casatti 2001:135 [ref. 25918]). Current status: Synonym of Pachyurus Agassiz 1831. Sciaenidae.

Lonchurus Bloch [M. E.] 1793:143 Masc. Lonchurus barbatus Bloch 1793. Type by monotypy. Longurus and Lonchiurus are misspellings. •Valid as Lonchurus Bloch 1793 -- (Chao 1978:37 [ref. 6983], Chao 2003:1586 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Lonchurus Bloch 1793. Sciaenidae.

Macrodon Schinz [H. R.] 1822:482 Masc. Lonchurus ancylodon Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Ancylodon Cuvier 1816 [Oken], preoccupied by Ancylodon Illiger 1811 in Mammalia. •Valid as Macrodon Schinz 1822 -- (Daget 1968:1059 [ref. 26392], Chao 1978:36 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:373 [ref. 14275], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250], Chao 2003:1590 [ref. 27097], Carvalho-Filho et al. 2010:48 [ref. 30861]). Current status: Valid as Macrodon Schinz 1822. Sciaenidae.

Macrospinosa Lal Mohan [R. S.] 1969:295 Fem. Bola cuja Hamilton 1822. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Spelled Macropinos in main heading on p. 295; spelled Macrospinosa in abstract, figure caption and p. 296; former regarded as a typesetting error [but the possibility that both names are preoccupied should be investigated]. Date on cover is 20 June 1969; B. cuja placed in a new genus Cantor by Talwar, with date of 1970. Kottelat (2013) spells author as Mohan. •Valid as Macrospinosa Lal Mohan 1969 -- (Trewavas 1977:289 [ref. 4459], Jayaram 1981:328 [ref. 6497], Talwar 1995:18 [ref. 25194], Ataur Rahman 2003:356 [ref. 31338], Kottelat 2013:359 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Macrospinosa Lal Mohan 1969. Sciaenidae.

Megalonibea Chu [Y.-T.], Lo [Y.-L.] & Wu [H.-L.] 1963:34, 89 Fem. Megalonibea fusca Chu, Lo & Wu 1963. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Megalonibea Chu, Lo & Wu 1963 -- (Trewavas 1977:359 [ref. 4459], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:162 [ref. 6441], Desse & Desse-Berset 1999:345 [ref. 25419]). •Tentatively considered a synonym of Protonibea Trewavas 1971 -- (Lo et al. 2017:14 [ref. 35288]). Current status: Valid as Megalonibea Chu, Lo & Wu 1963. Sciaenidae.

Melantha Gistel [J.] 1848:109 Fem. Sciaena nigra Forsskål 1775 (= Sciaena umbra Linnaeus 1758). Type by being a replacement name. Apparently an unneeded replacement for Corvina Cuvier 1829. •Synonym of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758 -- (Trewavas 1973:396 [ref. 7201]). Current status: Synonym of Sciaena Linnaeus 1758. Sciaenidae.

Menticirrhus Gill [T. N.] 1861:86 Masc. Perca alburnus Linnaeus 1766. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Type as proposed was Umbrina alburnus Holbrook. Menticirrus is a misspelling. •Valid as Menticirrhus Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:30 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:366 [ref. 14275], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:371 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1585 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Menticirrhus Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Micropogon Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:213 Masc. Micropogon lineatus Cuvier 1830. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1876:326 [ref. 448] as M. costatus DeKay [not an included species] = M. lineatus. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Micropogon Boie 1826 in Aves, replaced by Micropogonias Bonaparte 1831. •Synonym of Micropogonias Bonaparte 1831 -- (Chao 1978:32 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:366 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Micropogonias Bonaparte 1831. Sciaenidae.

Micropogonias Bonaparte [C. L.] 1831:170 Masc. Micropogon lineatus Cuvier 1830. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Micropogon Cuvier 1830, preoccupied by Micropogon Boie 1826 in Aves. After lectotype designation (Chao 1978:32 [ref. 6983]), Cuvier's P. lineatus is a synonym of Umbrina furnieri Desmarest 1823. Micropogonoides is a misspelling. •Valid as Micropogonias Bonaparte 1831 -- (Chao 1978:32 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:369 [ref. 14275], Jardim & Santos 1994:131 [ref. 22161], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:366 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1586 [ref. 27097], Minckley & Marsh 2009:302 [ref. 31114], Sánchez-Pinedo et al. 2017:136 [ref. 35709]). Current status: Valid as Micropogonias Bonaparte 1831. Sciaenidae.

Miichthys Lin [S.-Y.] 1938:165 Masc. Sciaena miiuy Basilewsky 1855. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Argyrosomus De la Pylaie 1835 -- (Trewavas 1977:322 [ref. 4459], Talwar 1995:40 [ref. 25194]). •Valid as Miichthys Lin 1938 -- (Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:162 [ref. 6441]). Current status: Valid as Miichthys Lin 1938. Sciaenidae.

Miracorvina Trewavas [E.] 1962:170 Fem. Sciaena angolensis Norman 1935. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Miracorvina Trewavas 1962. Current status: Valid as Miracorvina Trewavas 1962. Sciaenidae.

Monosira Poey [F.] 1881:326 Fem. Monosira stahli Poey 1881. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Larimus Cuvier 1830 -- (Chao 1978:31 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Larimus Cuvier 1830. Sciaenidae.

Nebris Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:149 Fem. Nebris microps Cuvier 1830. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Nebris Cuvier 1830 -- (Chao 1978:31 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:368 [ref. 14275], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:378 [ref. 24550], Chao et al. 2001:81 [ref. 26030], Chao 2003:1589 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Nebris Cuvier 1830. Sciaenidae.

Nector (subgenus of Bairdiella) Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1898:1432, 1436 Masc. Corvina chrysoleuca Günther 1867. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817 -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983]). •Synonym of Bairdiella Gill 1861 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:381 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Bairdiella Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Nibea (subgenus of Sciaena) Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [W. F.] 1911:244, 246 Fem. Pseudotolithus mitsukurii Jordan & Snyder 1900. Type by original designation. Type designated on p. 244; Jordan's style of type species in parentheses (also designated by Jordan 1920:539 [ref. 4905]). •Valid as Nibea Jordan & Thompson 1911 -- (Trewavas 1977:375 [ref. 4459], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:162 [ref. 6441], Kinoshita & Fujita 1988 [ref. 6693], Kottelat 1989:17 [ref. 13605], Allen 1991:139 [ref. 21090], Talwar 1995:81 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3121 [ref. 26108], Bray et al. 2006:1261 [ref. 29091], Kottelat 2013:359 [ref. 32989], Lo et al. 2017:14 [ref. 35288], Motomura et al. 2017:159 [ref. 35490]). Current status: Valid as Nibea Jordan & Thompson 1911. Sciaenidae.

Nomalus Gistel [J.] 1848:VIII Fem. Lonchurus ancylodon Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Ancylodon Cuvier [Bosc 1816 or Oken (ex Cuvier) 1817], preoccupied; Gistel's name is unneeded -- Ancylodon replaced earlier by Macrodon Schinz 1822. •Objective synonym of Macrodon Schinz 1822 -- (Chao 1978:37 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Macrodon Schinz 1822. Sciaenidae.

Odontoscion Gill [T. N.] 1862:18 Masc. Corvina dentex Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Odontoscion Gill 1862 -- (Chao 1978:39 [ref. 6983], Chao 2003:1590 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Odontoscion Gill 1862. Sciaenidae.

Ophioscion Gill [T. N.] 1863:164 Masc. Ophioscion typicus Gill 1863. Type by monotypy (also by use of typicus). •Valid as Ophioscion Gill 1863 -- (Chao 1978:39 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:375 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1588 [ref. 27097], Cervigón 2011:96 [ref. 35839]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion Gill 1863. Sciaenidae.

Othonias (subgenus of Sciaena) Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [W. F.] 1911:244, 246, 257 Masc. Sciaena manchurica Jordan & Thompson 1911. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Type designated on p. 257. •Synonym of Larimichthys Jordan & Starks 1905 -- (Trewavas 1977:392 [ref. 4459]). Current status: Synonym of Larimichthys Jordan & Starks 1905. Sciaenidae.

Otolithes Oken [L.] (ex Cuvier) 1817:1182 Masc. Johnius ruber Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by subsequent designation. Earliest technical addition of species not researched. Type designated by Gill 1861:80 [ref. 1771]. Based on "Les Otolithes" of Cuvier 1816:299 [ref. 993] (see Gill 1903:966 [ref. 5768]). Written Otolithus by Cuvier 1829:172 [ref. 995] and authors. •Valid as Otolithes Oken 1817 -- (Trewavas 1977:347 [ref. 4459], Jayaram 1981:329 [ref. 6497], Daget & Trewavas 1986:334 [ref. 6211], Heemstra 1986:619 [ref. 5660], Kottelat 1989:17 [ref. 13605], Ataur Rahman 1989:329 [ref. 24860], Talwar 1995:57 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3121 [ref. 26108], Bray et al. 2006:1262 [ref. 29091], Coad 2010:266 [ref. 36620], Lo et al. 2017:13 [ref. 35288], Motomura et al. 2017:160 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:224 [ref. 35805], Lin et al. 2019:1 [ref. 36846]). Current status: Valid as Otolithes Oken 1817. Sciaenidae.

Otolithoides Fowler [H. W.] 1933:364 Masc. Otolithus biauritus Cantor 1849. Type by original designation. Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. See also Sciaenoides Blyth 1860. •Synonym of Sciaenoides Blyth 1860 -- (Kottelat 2013:360 [ref. 32989]). •Valid as Otolithoides Fowler 1933 -- (Trewavas 1977:296 [ref. 4459], Jayaram 1981:328 [ref. 6497], Kottelat 1989:17 [ref. 13605], Talwar 1995:24 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3119 [ref. 26108], Ataur Rahman 2003:354 [ref. 31338]). Current status: Valid as Otolithoides Fowler 1933. Sciaenidae.

Pachypops Gill [T. N.] 1861:87 Masc. Micropogon trifilis Müller & Troschel 1849. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Pachypops Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:42 [ref. 6983], Casatti 2002:2 [ref. 25936], Casatti & Chao 2002:1 [ref. 26002], Casatti 2002:173 [ref. 26626], Chao 2003:1586 [ref. 27097], Casatti in Reis et al. 2003:599 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Valid as Pachypops Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Pachyurus Agassiz [L.] in Spix & Agassiz 1831:125, 127 Masc. Pachyurus squamipennis Agassiz 1831. Type by monotypy. For authorship and date see Kottelat 1988:78 [ref. 13380]. Pachyurinae of Sasaki 1989 is invalid, preoccupied by Pachyurini Kuschel 1959 in cycad weevels Belidae Schoenherr 1826 Coleoptera. •Valid as Pachyurus Agassiz 1831 -- (Chao 1978:42 [ref. 6983], Britski et al. 1999:142 [ref. 24147], Casatti 2001:135 [ref. 25918], Casatti 2002:2 [ref. 25936], Casatti & Chao 2002:1 [ref. 26002], Casatti 2002:173 [ref. 26626], Chao 2003:1589 [ref. 27097], Casatti in Reis et al. 2003:600 [ref. 27061], Bertaco et al. 2016:426 [ref. 34561]). Current status: Valid as Pachyurus Agassiz 1831. Sciaenidae.

Pama Fowler [H. W.] 1933:360 Fem. Bola pama Hamilton 1822. Type by original designation (also by absolute tautonymy). •Valid as Pama Fowler 1933 -- (Jayaram 1981:329 [ref. 6497], Ataur Rahman 1989:328 [ref. 24860], Talwar 1995:28 [ref. 25194]). •Synonym of Sciaenoides Blyth 1790 -- (Kottelat 2013:360 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Pama Fowler 1933. Sciaenidae.

Panna Lal Mohan [R. S.] 1969:296 Fem. Otolithus microdon Bleeker 1849. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. •Valid as Panna Lal Mohan 1969 -- (Trewavas 1977:306 [ref. 4459], Sasaki 1995:27 [ref. 22678], Talwar 1995:30 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3119 [ref. 26108], Ataur Rahman 2003:359 [ref. 31338], Kottelat 2013:359 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Panna Lal Mohan 1969. Sciaenidae.

Paralarimus Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1923:18 Masc. Paralarimus patagonicus Fowler & Bean 1923. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250]). Current status: Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Paralonchurus Bocourt [F.] 1869:21 Masc. Paralonchurus petersii Bocourt 1869. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869 -- (Chao 1978:38 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:376 [ref. 14275], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:386 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1587 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869. Sciaenidae.

Paranebris Chao [L. N.], Béarez [P.] & Robertson [D. R.] 2001:82 Fem. Paranebris bauchotae Chao, Béarez & Robertson 2001. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Paranebris Chao, Béarez & Robertson 2001. Current status: Valid as Paranebris Chao, Béarez & Robertson 2001. Sciaenidae.

Paranibea Trewavas [E.] 1977:370 Fem. Corvina semiluctuosa Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Paranibea Trewavas 1977 -- (Talwar 1995:75 [ref. 25194]). Current status: Valid as Paranibea Trewavas 1977. Sciaenidae.

Paraplesichthys Bleeker [P.] (ex Kaup) 1876:335 Masc. Ancylodon parvipinnis of Gill (= Ancylodon parvipinnis Cuvier 1830). Type by monotypy. Not available; published in the synonymy of Isopisthus Gill, and apparently never used as valid name or senior homonym. Type as given by Jordan 1919:383 [ref. 4904]. •In the synonymy of Isopisthus Gill 1862 -- (Chao 1978:37 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Isopisthus Gill 1862. Sciaenidae.

Pareques Gill [T. N.] in Goode 1876:50 Masc. Grammistes acuminatus Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Pareques Gill 1876 -- (Chao 1978:28 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:363 [ref. 14275], Miller & Woods 1988 [ref. 6633], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:386 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1589 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Pareques Gill 1876. Sciaenidae.

Pennahia (subgenus of Johnius) Fowler [H. W.] 1926:776 Fem. Otolithus macrophthalmus Bleeker 1849. Type designated by ICZN; on Official List (Opinion 1237). Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. •Synonym of Argyrosomus De la Pylaie 1835 -- (Zhong in Pan et al. 1991:383 [ref. 23876]). •Valid as Pennahia Fowler 1926 -- (Trewavas 1977:313 [ref. 4459], Sasaki & Kailola 1988:263 [ref. 12553], Talwar 1995:37 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 1996:11 [ref. 22111], Sasaki 2001:3120 [ref. 26108], Motomura et al. 2017:160 [ref. 35490]). Current status: Valid as Pennahia Fowler 1926. Sciaenidae.

Pentheroscion Trewavas [E.] 1962:170 Masc. Sciaena mbizi Poll 1950. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Pentheroscion Trewavas 1962. Current status: Valid as Pentheroscion Trewavas 1962. Sciaenidae.

Petilipinnis Casatti [L.] 2002:171 Fem. Corvina grunniens Jardine & Schomburgk 1843. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Casatti treats authorship of type species as Schomburgk. •Valid as Petilipinnis Casatti 2002 -- (Casatti in Reis et al. 2003:601 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Valid as Petilipinnis Casatti 2002. Sciaenidae.

Pinnacorvina (subgenus of Johnius) Fowler [H. W.] 1925:4 Fem. Rhinoscion epipercus Bleeker 1863. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Pseudotolithus Bleeker 1863 -- (Daget & Trewavas 1986:335 [ref. 6211]). Current status: Synonym of Pseudotolithus Bleeker 1863. Sciaenidae.

Plagioscion Gill [T. N.] 1861:82 Masc. Sciaena squamosissima Heckel 1840. Type by subsequent designation. Described by Gill 1861 without included species. First addition of species not researched. Type designated by Jordan and Eigenmann 1889:380 [ref. 2439]. •Valid as Plagioscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:43 [ref. 6983], Britski et al. 1999:142 [ref. 24147], Aguilera & Rodrigues de Aguilera 2001:66 [ref. 25927], Casatti 2002:2 [ref. 25936], Casatti & Chao 2002:1 [ref. 26002], Casatti 2002:173 [ref. 26626], Chao 2003:1587 [ref. 27097], Casatti in Reis et al. 2003:601 [ref. 27061], Casatti 2005:40 [ref. 28401], Bertaco et al. 2016:426 [ref. 34561]). Current status: Valid as Plagioscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Pogonathus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1803:120 Masc. Pogonathus courbina Lacepède 1803. Type by subsequent designation. Type apparently designated first by Jordan 1917:65 [ref. 2407]. Spelled Pogonatus in early literature. Pogonognathus Agassiz 1846:301 [ref. 64] is an unjustified emendation. •Synonym of Pogonias Lacepède 1801 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Pogonias Lacepède 1801. Sciaenidae.

Pogonias Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801:137 Masc. Pogonias fasciatus Lacepède 1801. Type by monotypy. Genus description also appeared in Sonnini 1803:155 (vol. 8) [ref. 30473]. Spelled Pogonius by Jarocki 1822:196 [ref. 4984]. •Valid as Pogonias Lacepède 1801 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:365 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1587 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Pogonias Lacepède 1801. Sciaenidae.

Polycirrhus Bocourt [F.] 1869:23 Masc. Polycirrhus dumerilii Bocourt 1869. Type by monotypy. Polyclemus Berg 1895 is an unneeded replacement, not preoccupied by Polycirrus Grube 1850 in Polychaeta. •Synonym of Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869 -- (Chao 1978:38 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869. Sciaenidae.

Polyclemus Berg [C.] 1895:54 Masc. Polycirrhus dumerilii Bocourt 1869. Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded replacement for Polycirrhus Bocourt 1869, not preoccupied by Polycirrus Grube 1850 in Polychaeta. •Synonym of Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869 -- (Chao 1978:38 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869. Sciaenidae.

Protonibea Trewavas [E.] 1971:458 Fem. Lutjanus diacanthus Lacepède 1802. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Protonibea Trewavas 1971 -- (Talwar 1995:68 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3120 [ref. 26108], Bray et al. 2006:1263 [ref. 29091], Kottelat 2013:359 [ref. 32989], Lo et al. 2017:14 [ref. 35288]). Current status: Valid as Protonibea Trewavas 1971. Sciaenidae.

Protosciaena Sasaki [K.] 1989:128 Fem. Sciaena trewavasae Chao & Miller 1975. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Protosciaena Sasaki 1989 -- (Chao 2003:1587 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Protosciaena Sasaki 1989. Sciaenidae.

Pseudolarimichthys Lo [P.-C.], Liu [S.-H.], Mohd Nor [S. A.] & Chen [W.-J.] 2017:9 Masc. Larimichthys terengganui Seah, Hanafi, Mazlan & Chao 2015. Type by original designation (second species tentatively included). The genus does not have a ZooBank registration number. •Valid as Pseudolarimichthys Lo, Liu, Mohd Nor & Chen 2017. Current status: Valid as Pseudolarimichthys Lo, Liu, Mohd Nor & Chen 2017. Sciaenidae.

Pseudomycterus Ogilby [J. D.] 1908:94 Masc. Pseudomycterus maccullochi Ogilby 1908. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793, subgenus Johnius -- (Trewavas 1977:406 [ref. 4459]). •Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793 -- (Talwar 1995:90 [ref. 25194], Kottelat 2013:358 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793. Sciaenidae.

Pseudosciaena Bleeker [P.] 1863:142 Fem. Pseudosciaena amblyceps Bleeker 1863. Type by subsequent designation. Bleeker 1874:18 [ref. 12517] and 1876:329 [ref. 448] listed Sciaena aquila Risso [= Lacepède 1803] as type (accepted by Trewavas 1977:387 [ref. 4459]), but aquila was not a named included species. Type apparently validly designated first by Jordan 1919:321 [ref. 4904]. •Valid as Pseudosciaena Bleeker 1863 -- (Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:162 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Argyrosomus De la Pylaie 1835 -- (Trewavas 1973:397 [ref. 7201], Trewavas 1977:322 [ref. 4459], Daget & Trewavas 1986:333 [ref. 6211], Talwar 1995:40 [ref. 25194]). Current status: Synonym of Argyrosomus De la Pylaie 1835. Sciaenidae.

Pseudotolithus Bleeker [P.] 1863:59 Masc. Pseudotolithus typus Bleeker 1863. Type by use of typus (3 included species). •Valid as Pseudotolithus Bleeker 1863 -- (Trewavas 1973:398 [ref. 7201], Chao in Whitehead et al. 1986:868 [ref. 13676], Daget & Trewavas 1986:335 [ref. 6211], Bauchot in Lévêque et al. 1992:7026 [ref. 21590]). Current status: Valid as Pseudotolithus Bleeker 1863. Sciaenidae.

Pteroscion (subgenus of Larimus) Fowler [H. W.] 1925:4 Masc. Larimus peli Bleeker 1863. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Pteroscion Fowler 1925. Current status: Valid as Pteroscion Fowler 1925. Sciaenidae.

Pterotolithus (subgenus of Otolithes) Fowler [H. W.] 1933:354, 359 Masc. Otolithus maculatus Cuvier 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. •Valid as Pterotolithus Fowler 1933 -- (Trewavas 1977:354 [ref. 4459], Kottelat 1989:17 [ref. 13605], Talwar 1995:63 [ref. 25194], Sasaki 2001:3121 [ref. 26108], Ataur Rahman 2003:355 [ref. 31338], Kottelat 2013:360 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Pterotolithus Fowler 1933. Sciaenidae.

Rhinoscion Gill [T. N.] 1861:78 Masc. Amblodon saturnus Girard 1858. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Cheilotrema Tschudi 1846. Current status: Synonym of Cheilotrema Tschudi 1846. Sciaenidae.

Robaloscion Béarez [P.] & Schwarzhans [W.] 2014:273 Masc. Sciaena wierneri Sauvage 1883. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Robaloscion Béarez & Schwarzhans 2014. Current status: Valid as Robaloscion Béarez & Schwarzhans 2014. Sciaenidae.

Roncador Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1880:28 Masc. Corvina stearnsii Steindachner 1876. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Proposed as the type of "a distinct genus or subgenus [of Sciaenops]..." •Valid as Roncador Jordan & Gilbert 1880. Current status: Valid as Roncador Jordan & Gilbert 1880. Sciaenidae.

Sagenichthys Berg [C.] 1895:52 Masc. Lonchurus ancylodon Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded replacement for Ancylodon Bosc 1816 or Oken (Cuvier) 1817, already replaced by Macrodon Schinz 1822 and Nomalus Gistel 1848. •Objective synonym of Macrodon Schinz 1822 -- (Chao 1978:37 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Macrodon Schinz 1822. Sciaenidae.

Sciaena Linnaeus [C.] 1758:288 Fem. Sciaena umbra Linnaeus 1758. Type designated by ICZN (Opinion 988, supersedes Opinion 93); name placed on Official List. Sciaena Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:28 regarded as a new definition but not an original description. Misspelled Sciena by Anonymous (Cabrera, Pérez & Haenseler) 1817:6 [ref. 17319], see Graells 1887:180 [ref. 30438]. •Valid as Sciaena Linnaues 1758 -- (Trewavas 1973:396 [ref. 7201], Chao 1978:28 [ref. 6983], Chao in Whitehead et al. 1986:870 [ref. 13676], Popova 1998:121 [ref. 23588], Parin 2003:S13 [ref. 28536], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:50 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:373 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Sciaena Linnaeus 1758. Sciaenidae.

Sciaenoides Blyth [E.] 1860:139 Masc. Otolithus biauritus Cantor 1849. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1876:330 [ref. 448]. Apparently not preoccupied by Sciaenoides Richardson 1843 in fishes (name in synonymy); Otolithoides Fowler 1933 is an unneeded replacement, but in prevailing usage. Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. •Valid as Sciaenoides Blyth 1860 -- (Kottelat 2013:360 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Parma Günther 1862. •Synonym of Otolithoides Fowler 1933. Current status: Synonym of Otolithoides Fowler 1933. Sciaenidae.

Sciaenops Gill [T. N.] 1863:30 Masc. Perca ocellata Linnaeus 1766. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Sciaenops Gill 1863 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:376 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1589 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Sciaenops Gill 1863. Sciaenidae.

Seriphus Ayres [W. O.] 1860:80 Masc. Seriphus politus Ayres 1860. Type by monotypy. Apparently not preoccupied [details not researched], but replaced by Kroseriphus Whitley 1950. •Valid as Seriphus Ayres 1860 -- (Pietsch & Orr 2015:56 [ref. 34694]). Current status: Valid as Seriphus Ayres 1860. Sciaenidae.

Sigmurus (subgenus of Ophioscion) Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:1446,-47,-52 Masc. Corvina vermicularis Günther 1867. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Ophioscion Gill 1863 -- (Chao 1978:39 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:375 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioscion Gill 1863. Sciaenidae.

Sonorolux Trewavas [E.] 1977:389 Fem. Sonorolux fluminis Trewavas 1977. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Sonorolux Trewavas 1977 -- (Sasaki 2001:3121 [ref. 26108], Kottelat 2013:360 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Sonorolux Trewavas 1977. Sciaenidae.

Stellicarens (subgenus of Stellifer) Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:1440, 1445 Masc. Stellifer zestocarus Gilbert 1898. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Gender ambiguous, treated as masculine. •Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817 -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:377 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817. Sciaenidae.

Stellifer Oken [L.] (ex Cuvier) 1817:1182 Masc. Bodianus stellifer Bloch 1790. Type by monotypy. Based on "Les Stellifères" of Cuvier 1816:283 [ref. 993] (see Gill 1903:966 [ref. 5768]). •Valid as Stellifer Oken 1817 -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:377 [ref. 14275], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:376 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1588 [ref. 27097]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer Oken 1817. Sciaenidae.

Stelliferus Stark [J.] 1828:459 Masc. Stelliferus capensis Stark 1828 (= Bodianus stellifer Bloch 1790). Type by monotypy. S. capensis Stark is an unneeded substitute for B. stellifer Bloch. •Objective synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817 -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817. Sciaenidae.

Symphysoglyphus Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1913:Sciaenidae p. 43 Masc. Ancylodon bairdii Steindachner 1879. Type by monotypy. On p. 391 when continuously paginated. Type species latter appeared as Otolithus bairdii. •Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983], Chao 2002:7 [ref. 26250] with date as 1915). Current status: Synonym of Cynoscion Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Totoaba Villamar [A.] 1980:130 Fem. Cynoscion macdonaldi Gilbert 1890. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Totoaba Villamar 1980 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:358 [ref. 24550], Minckley & Marsh 2009:303 [ref. 31114]). Current status: Valid as Totoaba Villamar 1980. Sciaenidae.

Umbra Cetti [F.] 1777:118 Fem. Umbra marina Cetti 1777. Not available, no diagnosis and based on a nudum. Not the same as Umbra in family Umbridae. •In the synonymy of Umbrina Cuvier 1816. Current status: Synonym of Umbrina Cuvier 1816. Sciaenidae.

Umbrina Cuvier [G.] 1816:297 Fem. Sciaena cirrosa Linnaeus 1758. Type by monotypy, only one species definitely included. On Official List (Opinion 988). •Valid as Umbrina Cuvier 1816 -- (Gilbert 1966 [ref. 21329], Trewavas 1973:399 [ref. 7201], Trewavas 1977:278 [ref. 4459], Chao 1978:29 [ref. 6983], Chao in Whitehead et al. 1986:871 [ref. 13676], Heemstra 1986:619 [ref. 5660], Lucena 1988 [ref. 12613], Walker & Radford 1992 [ref. 20257], Talwar 1995:12 [ref. 25194], Popova 1998:122 [ref. 23588], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:369 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1586 [ref. 27097], Parin 2003:S13 [ref. 28536], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:50 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:373 [ref. 33547], Robertson et al. 2017:90 [ref. 35676], Fricke et al. 2018:224 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Umbrina Cuvier 1816. Sciaenidae.

Umbrula (subgenus of Menticirrhus) Jordan [D. S.] & Eigenmann [C. H.] 1889:423, 426 Fem. Umbrina littoralis Holbrook 1847. Type by original designation. Type designated on p. 413 (name in parentheses). •Synonym of Menticirrhus Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:30 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:371 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Menticirrhus Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Vacuoqua Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1927:506 Fem. Corvina macrops Steindachner 1876. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Treated as feminine, Art. 30.2.4. •Tentatively a synonym of Bairdiella Gill 1861 -- (Chao 1978:38 [ref. 6983]). •Synonym of Bairdiella Gill 1861 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:381 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Bairdiella Gill 1861. Sciaenidae.

Wak Lin [S.-Y.] 1938:378 Masc. Bola coitor Hamilton 1822. Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded substitute for Bola Hamilton 1822. Treated as masculine, Art. 30.2.4. •Synonym of Johnius, subgenus Johnius Bloch 1793 -- (Trewavas 1977:406 [ref. 4459]). Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793 (in part) -- (Talwar 1995:90 [ref. 25194]). •Valid as Wak Lin 1938 -- (Tagawa in Masuda et al. 1984:162 [ref. 6441] as Waku, Kottelat 2013:358 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Johnius Bloch 1793. Sciaenidae.

Zaclemus (subgenus of Paralonchurus) Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:1480 Masc. Paralonchurus goodei Gilbert 1898. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Appeared without distinguishing features and with an unavailable species name as Gilbert in Jordan & Evermann 1896:401 [ref. 2442]. Dates to account above. •Synonym of Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869 -- (Chao 1978:38 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869. Sciaenidae.

Zeluco Whitley [G. P.] 1931:317 Masc. Otolithus atelodus Günther 1867. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Correct spelling for genus of type species is Otolithes. Treated as masculine, Art. 30.2.4. •Synonym of Atractoscion Gill 1862 -- (Trewavas 1977:282 [ref. 4459]). Current status: Synonym of Atractoscion Gill 1862. Sciaenidae.

Zestidium (subgenus of Stellifer) Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:1439, 1442 Neut. Stellifer illecebrosus Gilbert 1898. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817 -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:377 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817. Sciaenidae.

Zestis (subgenus of Stellifer) Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:1439, 1440 Fem. Sciaena oscitans Jordan & Gilbert 1882. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817 -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:376 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer Oken 1817. Sciaenidae.

Zonoscion (subgenus of Paralonchurus) Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896:401 Masc. Polycirrhus rathbuni Jordan & Bollman 1890. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869 -- (Chao 1978:38 [ref. 6983]). Current status: Synonym of Paralonchurus Bocourt 1869. Sciaenidae.