Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Aulopiformes > Family Paralepididae > Genus Arctozenus

Arctozenus risso (Bonaparte, 1840)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ArctozenusGill, 1864accepted genus name

Species group names

Notolepis rissoi (Bonaparte, 1840) synonym; comb. ined.

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): liten laksetobis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: ribbon barracudina; white barracudina sources: ITIS database;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 French: lussion blanc sources: Nozères C., Archambault D., Chouinard P.-M., Gauthier J., Miller R., Parent E., Schwab P., Savard L., and Dutil J.-D. 2010. Identification guide for marine fishes of the estuary and northern Gulf of St. Lawrence and sampling protocols used during trawl surveys between 2004 and 2008. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2866: xi + 243 p
 Greek: Κηλιδωτό μικρό μπαρακούντα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: liten laksetobis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: liten laksetobis
 Norwegian Nynorsk: liten laksetobis
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): liten laksetobis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: mindre laxtobis


basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Anon. (2000). FishBase 2000 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. 4 cd-roms pp.

additional source

King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554.

additional source

Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source






External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)
Barcode of Life (42 barcodes)
GenBank (7 nucleotides; 7 proteins)


Bailly, N. (2014). Arctozenus risso (Bonaparte, 1840). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126352




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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