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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Pseudotolithus senegalensis (Valenciennes, 1833)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Pseudotolithus senegalensis (Valenciennes, 1833)

Synonyms:

Otolithus senegalensis Valenciennes, 1833, in Cuv. & Val., Hist. nat. Poissons, 476. Holotype: MNHN no. 7512, Gorée.
? Sciaena dux S. Bowdich, 1825: 236, fig. 54 (R. Gambia); nomen dubium, see Trewavas, 1962: 172.
Pseudotolithus macrognathus Bleeker, 1863, Natuurk. Verh. Holland. Maatsch. Wet., (2)18: 61, pl. XIII (fig. 2). Holotype: RMNH no. 753 ('Ashantee').
Otolithus macrognathus: Fowler, 1936: 879, fig. 376 Cadenat, 1951: 227 Poll, 1954: 230, fig. 70 Collignon, 1957 (bionomics in tropical waters); 1959: 5; 1960: 55.
? Otolithus senegalensis: Furnestin et al., 1958: 442.
Pseudotolithus senegalensis: Trewavas, 1962: 169 Longhurst, 1964a & 1964b (bionomics in G. of Guinea).


Common names:

cassava croaker [En]
corvina cassava [Es]
melusa [Mauritania]
otolithe sénégalais [Fr]

Cassava croaker (Pseudotolithus senegalensis)