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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier, 1829)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Decapterus punctatus Cuvier, 1829

Synonyms:

Caranx sanctae-helenae Cuvier, in Cuv. Val., 1833, Hist. nat. Poiss., 9: 37 ('Sainte-Hélène'). Lectotype: MNHN no. 5852;13 paralectotypes: MNHN no. 5946 to 5948, and B 2532 (St. Helena).
Caranx punctatus (nec Cuvier, 1829): Carus, 1893: 670.
Decapterus punctatus (nec Cuvier, 1829): de Buen, 1926: 104 Norman, 1935d: 254 de Buen, 1935: 105 Fowler, 1936: 685, fig. 308 Bertin & Dollfus, 1948: 10 Cadenat, 1951: 167, fig. 100 Lozano Rey, 1952: 609, fig. 26 Cadenat, 1960: 1391 Blanc & Bauchot, 1960: 484-497, fig. 5 Blache et al., 1970: 309, fig. 810.
Decapterus sanctae-helenae: Maul, 1948b: 151 Nichols, 1951: 1-4 Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 676, fig. 295 Berry, 1968: 161.


Common names:

comète quiaquia [Fr]
jurela [Es]
macarela chuparaco [Es]
round scad [En]

Round scad (Decapterus punctatus)