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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Lichia amia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Lichia amia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonyms:

Scomber amia Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 299 (no locality).
Scomber aculeatus Bloch, 1793, Nat. Ausl. Fische, 7: 51.
Caranx amia: Lacepède, 1801, 3: 64.
Centronotus vadigo Lacepède, 1801, Hist. nat. Poiss., 3: 318 ('Méditerranée').
Centronotus Iyzan (? nec Linnaeus, 1789): Lacepède, 1801, 3: 316.
Lichia amia: Cuvier, in Cuv. Val., 1832, 8: 348 Günther, 1860: 476 Moreau, 1881: 457 Regan, 1903: 349 de Buen, 1926: 102; 1935: 104, fig. 51 Nobre, 1935: 277 Soljan, 1948: 152 Tortonese & Trotti, 1949: 84 Poll, 1954: 158, fig. 46 Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 230, fig. Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 663, fig. 290 Tortonese, 1955: 191, fig. 1 Furnestin et al., 1958: 446, fig. 50 Tortonese, 1961: 355 Wheeler, 1963: 535 Svetovidov, 1964: 264, fig. 78 Bini, 1968, 5: 71, col. fig.
Porthmeus amia: Lütken, 1880: 192.
Hypacantus amia: Fowler, 1936: 717, fig. 320 Maul, 1948: 151.
Hypacanthus amia: Tortonese, 1947: 171 Smith, 1949: 222, pl. 25 (fig. 539) Dollfus, 1955: 146; 1960: 105.
Caesiomorus amia: Lozano Rey, 1952: 631, col. pl. 48 (fig. 45).


Common names:

akya [Tu]
chabata [Ar]
ciodera [Ar
doirada [Pr]
dorado [Es]
fausse palomète [Fr]
leccia [It]
leerfish [En]
lica [Hr]
liche [Fr]
litsa [He]
palmeta [Pr]
palometón [Es]
serra [Mlt]

Leerfish (Lichia amia)