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Lutjanus ambiguus  (Poey, 1860)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 550921

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): ambiguous snapper [English]
  Valid Name: Lutjanus synagris (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Ocyurus chrysurus (Bloch, 1791)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Lutjanus ambiguus   
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 11-Jan-2023, website (version 11-Jan-23)  
  Acquired: 2023   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & van der Laan, R. (eds) 2023. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 11 Jan 2023   
  Reference for: Lutjanus ambiguus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Allen, G. R.  
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: Snappers of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Cataloque of Lutjanid Species Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 6   
  Page(s): vi + 208   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-102321-2   
  Reference for: Lutjanus ambiguus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Loftus, William F.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lutjanus ambiguus (Poey), a natural intergeneric hybrid of Ocyurus chrysurus (Bloch) and Lutjanus synagris (Linnaeus)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Marine Science, vol. 50, no. 3   
  Page(s): 489-500   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-4977   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Lutjanus ambiguus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  



  Comment: Currently treated as a hybrid and uncertain by Eschemeyer's Catalog of Fishes (Fricke et al 2022, online). Status comments from Eschmeyer are as follows: "Valid as Lutjanus ambiguus (Poey 1860) -- (Allen 1985:54 [ref. 6843], Cervigón 1992:355 [ref. 23827]). Intergeneric hybrid between Ocyurus chrysurus (Bloch 1791) and Lutjanus synagrus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Loftus 1992 [ref. 21221], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:318 [ref. 28815])"  



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