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Dicentrarchus punctatus  (Bloch, 1792)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170318

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Sciaena punctata Bloch, 1792
    Morone punctata (Bloch, 1792)
  Common Name(s): spotted bass
    sea bass [English]
    spotted bass [English]
    spotted seabass [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyMoronidae  – temperate basses, bars, lobinas norteñas  
                                     GenusDicentrarchus Gill, 1860  
                                        SpeciesDicentrarchus punctatus (Bloch, 1792) – spotted bass, sea bass, spotted bass, spotted seabass  

  Expert: Howard L. Jelks  
  Notes: Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 04-May-2021, website (version 4-May-2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2021. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 15 May 2021   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Allegrucci, G., A. Caccone, and V. Sbordoni  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Cytochrome b sequence divergence in the European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and phylogenetic relationships among some Perciformes species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, vol. 37, no. 3   
  Page(s): 149-156   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0947-5745   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Orrell, Thomas M., Kent E. Carpenter, John A. Musick, and John E. Graves  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic and Biogeographic Analysis of the Sparidae (Perciformes: Percoidei) fromCytochrome b Sequences   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Copeia, vol. 2002, no. 3   
  Page(s): 618-631   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0045-8511   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Parenti, Paolo, Sven Kullander, and John E. Randall  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Taxonomic and Nomenclatural Status of Perca Argentea Linnaeus, 1758, Perca Vaila Osbeck, 1770, And Perca Indica Gronow in Gray, 1854 (Osteichthyes, Terapontidae And Moronidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, vol. 61, no.1   
  Page(s): 303-310   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0217-2445   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 21   
  Page(s): 243   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-54-7, 0097-0638  
  Notes: 0-913124-54-7 (cloth)   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus, spotted bass   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, E. P., A. C. Peer, T. J. Miller, D. H. Secor, and A. R. Place  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: A phylogeny of the temperate seabasses (Moronidae) characterized by a translocation of the mt-nd 6 gene   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Fish Biology, vol. 80. no. 1   
  Page(s): 110-130   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1095-8649   
  Reference for: Dicentrarchus punctatus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  



  Comment: From Parenti et al. 2013: Perca vaila Osbeck clearly represents an older name for Dicentrarchus punctatus. However, to our knowledge Perca vaila has not been used as a valid name since 1899  



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