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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Trachipterus arcticus (Brünnich, 1788)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Trachipterus arcticus (Brünnich, 1771)

Synonyms:

Gymnogaster arcticus Brünnich, 1771, Coll. nova script. soc. scient., 3: 418, pl. 13 (Iceland). Type: unknown.
Trichiurus lepturus (nec Linnaeus): Mohr, 1786: 63.
Gymnogaster arcticus: Brünnich, 1788, 3: 408-413, pl. B (fig. 1-3).
Bogmarus bogmarus Schneider, 1801, Blochii Syst. Ichth., 2: LVIII (Iceland).
Bogmarus Islandicus Schneider, 1801, Blochii Syst. Ichth., 2: 518, pl. (Iceland).
Trachypterus bogmarus: Cuvier, 1835, Cuv., in Cuv. Val., 10: 346 (Norway).
Trachypterus Vogmarus Reinhardt, 1838, K. dansk. Vid. Selsk., 7: 67, pl. I-II (Denmark).
Vogmarus islandicus: Reid, 1849, (2)3:456 (Scotland).
Trachypterus gryphurus Lowe, 1850, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond.: 248 (Madeira).
Trachypterus articus: Nilsson, 1855, Skand. Fauna. Fish., 4: 162 (Scandinavia).
Trachypterus arcticus: Day, 1881: 217-219, pl. 63 Meek, 1890: 1-2, pl., 9 fig. Smitt, 1893: 315-320, fig. 83 Barnard, 1925: 353, pl. XIV de Buen, 1935: 78 Smith J. L. B., 1949: 142 Andriashev, 1954: 207.
Trachypterus iris (nec Walbaum): Priol, 1944: 432.


Common names:

Bandfisch [De]
deal fish [En]
king of the herrings [En]
trachyptere [Fr]
vagmaer [Da]

King of the herrings (Trachipterus arcticus)