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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Kyphosus sectator (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Kyphosus sectator (Linnaeus, 1766)

Synonyms:

Perca sectatrix Linnaeus, 1766, Systema Naturae . . ., ed. XII: 486 (Bahamas, Florida and Carolina). Type: fig. on pl. 8 of Catesby, 1743.
Perca saltatrix Linnaeus, 1758, Systema Naturae . . ., ed. X: 293. Type: middle fig. on pl. 8 of Catesby, 1743, under the name Perca marina sectatrix.l
Pimelepterus bosquii Lacepède, 1802: 429, pl. IX (fig. l) (South Carolina).
Pimelepterus boscii: Cuvier, in Cuv. Val., 1831, 7: 258, pl. 187 (Carolina) DeKay, 1842: 100, pl. XX (fig. 56) Storer, 1845: 341 Günther, 1859: 497 Gill, 1862c: 31 Peters, 1876: 246 Bean, 1880: 94 Goode & Bean, 1882: 238.
Pimelepterus oblongior Cuvier, in Cuv. Val., 1831, Hist. nat. Poiss., 7: 264. Type: lost.
Pimelepterus incisor (nec Cuvier): Valenciennes, 1837: 47, pl. 19 (under the name of Pimelepterus boscii).
Pimelepterus bosci: Jordan & Gilbert, 1878: 378; 1882: 561.
Cyphosus bosqui: Jordan, 1884: 128 (Key West, Florida).
Pimelepterus Boscii var. sicula: Doderlein, 1884, 3: 83 (Sicily); 1891, 5: 234 Vinciguerra, 1 892: 3 12.
Kyphosus sectatrix: Jenkins, 1887: 90 Jordan & Fesler, 1889-1891: 535 Henshall, 1894: 218 Jordan & Evermann, 1898: 1387 Evermann & Marsh, 1902: 211 Kendall, 1908: 104 Fowler, 1915 (1916): 250; 1929: 645 Tortonese, 1935: 35 Fowler, 1936: 858 Hildebrand, 1941: 134 Briggs, 1958: 282.
Pimelepterus Bosci: Ariola, 1904, 3: 165.
Cyphosus boscii: Murray & Hjort, 1912: 614 Metzelaar, 1919: 45 (Curaçao).
?Kyphosus palpebrosus Miranda Ribeiro, 1919, Arch. Mus. Rio de Janeiro, 22: 176 (Trinidade I.).
Kyphosus incisor (nec Cuvier): Parr, 1927, (3): 66 Fowler, 1944: 87.
Kyphosus sectator: Tortonese, 1954,10: 3, fig. 3.
Cyphosus sectatrix: Albuquerque, 1956: 747.


Common names:

bermuda sea chub [En]
calicagere blanche [Fr]
chopa amarilla [Es]
chopa blanca [Es]
yellow chub [En]

Bermuda sea chub (Kyphosus sectator)