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Species in the genus Ophioscion: [ 15 ] records


adusta, Corvina Agassiz [L.] in Spix & Agassiz 1831:126, Pl. 70 [Selecta genera et species piscium quos in itinere per Brasiliam; ref. 13] Atlantic off Brazil. Possible syntypes: MHNN 312 (1). As Sciaena adusta on plate. •Valid as Ophioscion adustus (Agassiz 1831) -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983], López et al. 2002:65 [ref. 26808], Dennis et al. 2004:77 [ref. 31601], Nión et al. 2016:49 [ref. 35565], Parenti 2020:34 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion adustus (Agassiz 1831). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic: Brazil south to Argentina. Habitat: marine.

gillii, Corvina Steindachner [F.] 1867:335 [29] [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 56 (1. Abth.); ref. 14188] Rio de la Plata, Argentina. Holotype (unique): NMW. On p. 29 of separate. •Questionably a synonym of Ophioscion adustus (Agassiz 1831) -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983], Parenti 2020:34 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Uncertain as Ophioscion adustus (Agassiz 1831). Sciaenidae. Habitat: marine.

gomezi, Ophioscion Cervigón [F.] 2011:96, Fig. 1 [Los peces marinos de Venezuela v. 6; ref. 35839] La Restinga, isla de Margarita, Venezuela. Holotype: MMM 250. Paratypes: MMM 251 (16). •Valid as Ophioscion gomezi Cervigón 2011 -- (Parenti 2020:34 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion gomezi Cervigón 2011. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: southern Caribbean Sea (Venezuela). Habitat: marine.

imiceps, Sciaena Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:309 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 1 (for 1881); ref. 2471] Bay of Panama. Syntypes: USNM 29432 (1), 29481 (1, missing in 1980), 29489 (1). •Valid as Ophioscion imiceps (Jordan & Gilbert 1882) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:164 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:134 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1484 [ref. 22830], Page et al. 2013:152 [ref. 32708], Jiménez-Prado et al. 2015:404 [ref. 34894], González-Murcia et al. 2019:307 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion imiceps (Jordan & Gilbert 1882). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: southern Mexico south to northern Ecuador. Habitat: marine.

miacanthus, Corvina Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:5 [Bollettino dei Musei di Zoologia ed Anatomia Comparata della R. Università di Torino v. 14 (no. 335); ref. 14697] Port of Guayaquil, Ecuador. Syntypes: BMNH 1898.12.31.13 (1), MZUT 1574 (2). Type catalog: Tortonese 1940:143 [ref. 21559]. •Synonym of Ophioscion strabo Gilbert 1897 -- (Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioscion strabo Gilbert 1897. Sciaenidae. Habitat: marine.

obscurus, Ophioscion Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946:294, Fig. 63 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 189; ref. 2161] Lobos de Tierra Bay, Peru. Holotype: USNM 128029. Paratypes: USNM 128030 (1). •Valid as Ophioscion obscurus Hildebrand 1946 -- (Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:320 [ref. 24555]). •Synonym of Ophiocion scierus (Jordan & Gilbert 1884) -- (Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1485 [ref. 22830], Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioscion scierus (Jordan & Gilbert 1884). Sciaenidae. Habitat: marine.

ophioscion, Corvina Günther [A.] 1868:428 [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 6 (pt 7, no. 14); ref. 1994] Panama. Syntypes: (2) ?BMNH 1866.1.19.18 (1). •Synonym of Ophioscion typicus Gill 1863 -- (Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1488 [ref. 22830], Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioscion typicus Gill 1863. Sciaenidae. Habitat: marine.

panamensis, Ophioscion Schultz [L. P.] 1945:(126) 134, Fig. 8 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 96 (no. 3192); ref. 10151] Fox Bay, Colón, (Atlantic) Panama. Holotype: USNM 122612. Paratypes: USNM 81204-07 (3, 4, 1, 1), 128260 (1). •Valid as Ophioscion panamensis Schultz 1945 -- (Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:183 [ref. 22947], Chao 2003:1599 [ref. 27097], but considered a synonymy of O. panamensis on p. 1633). •Synonym of Ophioscion punctatissimus Meek & Hildebrand 1925 -- (Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioscion punctatissimus Meek & Hildebrand 1925. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Panama and Belize [if valid]. Habitat: brackish, marine.

punctatissimus, Ophioscion Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1925:644, Pl. 68 [Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 15 (publ. 226); ref. 13609] Cristobal, Canal Zone, Panama. Holotype: USNM 81766. Paratypes: FMNH 21670-71 (1, 1); USNM 80765-66 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:62 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Ophioscion punctatissimus Meek & Hildebrand 1925 -- (Chao 1978:40 [ref. 6983], Cervigón 1992:408 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:290 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Chao 2003:1633 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:87 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27621], Dennis et al. 2004:77 [ref. 31601], Cervigón 2011:97 [ref. 35839], Catelani et al. 2014:933 [ref. 37496], Spier et al. 2018:14 [ref. 36103], Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion punctatissimus Meek & Hildebrand 1925. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Puerto Rico; Panama south to Brazil. Habitat: marine.

sciera, Sciaena Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1884:480 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 7 (no. 452); ref. 10624] Mazatlán, Sinaloa, western Mexico; or Panama. Syntypes: USNM 29499 (?). Additional material: USNM 28385 (1), 29229 (1), 29269 (1), 29275 (1), 29337, 29638, 29490, 29499. •Valid as Ophioscion scierus (Jordan & Gilbert 1884) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:164 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:134 [ref. 23101] as sciera, Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1485 [ref. 22830], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:320 [ref. 24555], Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:152 [ref. 32708], Barriga Salazar 2014:117 [ref. 35745], Jiménez-Prado et al. 2015:404 [ref. 34894], González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion scierus (Jordan & Gilbert 1884). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California (Mexico) south to Peru. Habitat: marine.

simulus, Ophioscion Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:1449 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 47; ref. 2444] (Pacific) Panama. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 5516. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:78 [ref. 12291]. Author is C. H. Gilbert. Also appeared as Gilbert in Gilbert & Starks 1904:130, Pl. 19 (fig. 38) [ref. 1639]. •Valid as Ophioscion simulus Gilbert 1898 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:165 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:134 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1486 [ref. 22830], Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion simulus Gilbert 1898. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica and Panama. Habitat: marine.

strabo, Ophioscion Gilbert [C. H.] 1897:444, Pl. 50 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 19 (no. 1115); ref. 1629] San Juan Lagoon, south of Guaymas, western coast of Mexico. Holotype: USNM 47742. Paratypes: (5) CAS-SU 436 (4). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:78 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Ophioscion strabo Gilbert 1897 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:165 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:134 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1487 [ref. 22830], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:375 [ref. 24550], Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:152 [ref. 32708], González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion strabo Gilbert 1897. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California (Mexico) south to Peru. Habitat: brackish, marine.

typicus, Ophioscion Gill [T. N.] 1863:165 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 15; ref. 1681] (Pacific) Panama. Holotype (unique): USNM 5163 [= 22861]. Type catalog: Smith 2018:76 [ref. 36061]. •Valid as Ophioscion typicus Gill 1863 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:165 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:134 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1488 [ref. 22830], Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:152 [ref. 32708], Angulo et al. 2013:1003 [ref. 33194], González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion typicus Gill 1863. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica south to Ecuador. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

unicirrata, Sciaena Larrañaga [D. A.] 1923:384 [Escritos de Don Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga v. 2; ref. 22561] Uruguay. No types known. Also appeared in Devincenzi 1925:205, 322 [ref. 20322]; Devincenzi treated as a synonym of Ophioscion adustus (Agassiz 1831). •Synonym of Ophioscion adustus (Agassiz 1831) -- (Parenti 2020:34 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioscion adustus (Agassiz 1831). Sciaenidae. Habitat: marine.

vermicularis, Corvina Günther [A.] 1867:601 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1866 (pt 3); ref. 1984] (Pacific) Panama. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1865.7.20.13. Described in more detail in Günther 1868:427, Pl. 67 (fig. 2) [ref. 1994]. •Valid as Ophioscion vermicularis (Günther 1867) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:165 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:134 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1489 [ref. 22830], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:320 [ref. 24555], Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:152 [ref. 32708], González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:35 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Ophioscion vermicularis (Günther 1867). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Panama south to northern Peru. Habitat: marine.