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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Scomberesox saurus (Walbaum, 1792)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Scomberesox saurus (Walbaum, 1792)

Synonyms:

Esox Saurus Walbaum, 1792, in Artedi, Gen. Pisc.: 93 (Cornwall, England).
Scomberesox camperi Lacepède, 1803, Hist. nat. Pois., 5: 345 (no locality).
Sayris recurvirostra Rafinesque, 1810, Caratt. Gen. Spec. Sicil.: 61 (no locality).
Sayris hians Rafinesque, 1810, loc. cit.: 61 (Palermo, Sicily).
Sayris serrata Rafinesque, 1810, loc. cit. (no locality).
Sayris bimaculatus Rafinesque, 1810, loc. cit.: 62 (Palermo, Sicily).
Scomberesox equirostrum Lesueur, 1821, J. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad., 2 (1): 132 (no locality).
Scomberesox scutellatum Lesueur, 1821, loc. cit.: 132 (Banks of Newfoundland).
Scomberesox storeri De Kay, 1842, New York fauna, 4: 229, pl. 35 (fig. 3), Banks of Newfoundland, Massachusetts, New York.
Sayris scombroides Richardson, 1842, Rep. Ass. Adv. Sci., 12: 26 (New Zealand).
Scombresox rondeletii Valenciennes, 1846, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Pois., 18: 472 (Mediterranean). Syntypes: MNHN no. 5431 (2 ex.), B 1086 to B 1091 (21 ex ).
Scombresox forsteri Valenciennes, 1846, loc. cit.: 481 (New Zealand). No type specimen (descr. after Forster).
Grammiconotus bicolor Costa, 1862, Ann. Mus. zool. Univ. Napoli, 1: 54 (Naples, Italy).
Scombresox saurus: Moreau, 1881: 475-477 Day, 1883: 151-153, pl. 127 (fig. 2) Fowler, 1936: 436-438, 1245, fig. 216 Nybelin, 1942, in Andersson, ed.: 209, fig. Saemundsson, 1949: 88-89 Dollfus, 1955: 41, 119.
Scombresox rondeletii: Moreau, 1881: 477-478.
Scomberesox saurus: Fries et al., 1893: 353-356, fig. 92-93 D'Ancona, 1930, in Joubin, ed., 1929-1938: pl. 141, fig. Fowler, 1936: 436-438, fig. 216 Poll, 1947: 172-173, fig. 114-116 Lozano Rey, 1947: 596-599, pl. 12 (fig. 1) Soljan, 1948: 143, 386 Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 138-140, fig. Andriashev, 1954: 135-136, fig. 65 Tortonese, 1958: 320 Duncker, 1960: 172-173, fig. 57 Nielsen, 1963: 156 Parin, 1968: 280-284, fig. 2, 4 Wheeler, 1969: 235-236, fig.
Scomberesox stolatus F. de Buen, 1959, Rev. Biol. mar., Valparaiso, 9 (1-3): 262 (Chile).


Common names:

atlantic saury (En]
balaou atlantique [Fr]
balaou [Fr]
costardella [It]
geirnefur [Is]
kastardella [Mlt]
makreelgeep [Ne]
Makrelenhecht [De]
makreleshchuka [Ru]
makrelgedde [Da]
makrilgädda [Sv]
makrilldjedde [No]
paparda del Atlantico [Es]
parada [Es]
poskok [Hr]
skipper, saurie [En]
zargana [He]
zurna [Tu]

Skipper, saurie (Scomberesox saurus)