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Species related to Porichthys plectrodon: [ 1 ] record


plectrodon, Porichthys Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:291 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 282); ref. 2472] Galveston, Texas, U.S.A. Syntypes: USNM 30894 (now 1), 103164 (5). •Valid as Porichthys plectrodon Jordan & Gilbert 1882 -- (Menni & Miquelarena 1976:217 [ref. 31498], Shimizu in Uyeno et al. 1983:241 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:85 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1991:184 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:78 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:268 [ref. 23827], Menezes & de Figueiredo 1998:344 [ref. 23682], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:812 [ref. 23897], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:168 [ref. 24550], Collette 2001:14 [ref. 25398], Collette 2003:1040 [ref. 26981], Camargo & Isaac 2001:139 [ref. 27639], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:63 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:95 [ref. 27807], Ibagón E. et al. 2011:48 [ref. 31492], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:118 [ref. 37485], Marceniuk et al. 2017:39 [ref. 35324], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:345 [ref. 36407]). Current status: Valid as Porichthys plectrodon Jordan & Gilbert 1882. Batrachoididae: Porichthyinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Virginia (U.S.A.) south to Cururupu (Brazil), including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. IUCN (2015): LC. Habitat: marine.