Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Tetraodontiformes > Family Balistidae > Genus Balistes

Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BalistesLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Species group names

Balistes capriscus Gronow, 1854 Gronow, 1854 later homonym
Balistes capriscus Gronow, 1854 Gronow, 1854 synonym
Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789 synonym
Balistes carolinensis Gronow, 1854 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): avtrekkerfisk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: gray triggerfish; leather-jacket; triggerfish; turbot sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.;Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37
 English-United States: Grey Trigger-fish sources: Charles Hussey
 French: baliste sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Norwegian Bokmål: avtrekkerfisk
 Norwegian Nynorsk: avtrekkerfisk
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): avtrekkerfisk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Portuguese: cangulo sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Spanish, Castillian: pez ballesta

Literature

original description

Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Caroli a Linné ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species; cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decimo tertia, aucta, reformata. 3 vols. in 9 parts. Lipsiae, 1788-93. v. 1 (pt 3), pp 1033-1516.

basis of record

Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.

additional source

Fishbase

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

source of synonymy

Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2012). Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789. In: Nicolas Bailly (2012). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154721

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2008-02-28 by Nicolas Bailly

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