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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier, 1829

Scientific synonyms and common names

Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier, 1829


Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier, 1829, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poiss., 4: 469 (Nice). Holotype: MNHN no. 7442.
Trachichthys pretiosus Lowe, 1839, Proc. zool. Soc. London, 7: 77 (Madeira).
Hoplostethus mediterraneus: Günther, 1859: 9 Murray & Hjort, 1912: 401 Fowler, 1936: 545-546, fig. 258 Wheeler, 1969: 301, fig. 97B Bini, 1970, 3: 207-208, col.fig.

Common names:

olho-de-vidro [Pr]
pesce specchio [It]
poisson-montre [Fr]
rosy soldier fish [En]

Rosy soldier fish (Hoplostethus mediterraneus)