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punctatus, Caranx Cuvier [G.] (ex Mitchill) 1829:208 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] New York, U.S.A. No types known. Non-types: MNHN 0000-5951 (3), 5952 (2). Type catalog: Smith-Vaniz et al. 1979:17 [ref. 12247] but with types from 1833 publication. Available from footnote 1 as, "Car. punctatus, N., nommé Scomber hippos, par Mitch., Trans. de New-York, I, v, 5; mais qui n'est pas l'hippos de Linnaeus." Based on Scomber hippos (non Linnaeus 1766) of Mitchill 1815:Pl. 5 (fig. 5) [ref. 13292]. Also in Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833:38 [ref. 1002] •Valid as Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Matsuura in Uyeno et al. 1983:328 [ref. 14275], Smith-Vaniz in Whitehead et al. 1986:829 [ref. 13676], Robins & Ray 1986:161 [ref. 23100], Smith-Vaniz 1986:651 [ref. 5718], Scott & Scott 1988:377 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:146 [ref. 14674], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1990:737 [ref. 18644], Boschung 1992:131 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:287 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:75 [ref. 24474], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:157 [ref. 25472], Aguilera 1998:49 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:240 [ref. 25013], Afonso et al. 1999:73 [ref. 25466], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:160 [ref. 27754], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1446 [ref. 27083], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:80 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:140 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:283 [ref. 28815], Wirtz et al. 2007:32 [ref. 30263], Springer & Smith-Vaniz 2008:30 [ref. 31826], Page et al. 2013:144 [ref. 32708], Kimura et al. 2013:[2] [ref. 32890], Wirtz et al. 2013:124 [ref. 32972], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:48 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:7 [ref. 33516], Smith-Vaniz in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2486 [ref. 34618], Brown et al. 2019:168 [ref. 36444], Carneiro et al. 2019:252 [ref. 37250], Reiner 2019:194 [ref. 38139], Robertson et al. 2020:152 [ref. 38098], Kovačić et al. 2021:86 [ref. 39014], Marceniuk in Marceniuk et al. 2021:346 [ref. 38945]). Current status: Valid as Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier 1829). Carangidae: Caranginae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (U.S.A.) and Bermuda south to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea; southern-central Atlantic: Ascension Island and Saint Helena Island (U.K.); eastern Atlantic: Mauritania south to Walvis Bay (Namibia), including Madeira (Portugal), Canary Islands (Spain), Cape Verde Islands, and São Tomé and Principe. IUCN (2015): Least concern. Habitat: marine.


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