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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Sparus aurata Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Sparus aurata Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Chrysophrys aurata (Linnaeus, 1758) (non Bloch Schneider, 1801)

Sparus Aurata Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 277 ('Habitat in Mari Mediterraneo, et Oceano inter Europam Americamque').
Chrysophrys aurata: Valenciennes, 1830, in Cuv. Val., 6: 85, pl. 145 (Mediterranean) Günther, 1859, 1: 484 Moreau, 1881, 3: 45 Doderlein, 1889: 156 Nobre, 1935: 58, pl. 9 (fig. 5) Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 25, fig. Soljan, 1963: 331, fig. 764.
Chrysophrys crassirosfris Valenciennes, 1830, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poiss., 6: 98, pl. 146 ('Ajaccio, Péloponnèse'). Two syntypes: MNHN no. 8615, 8617.
Pagrus (Chrysophrys) auratus: Steindachner, 1867, 56: 658 (Spain).
Pagrus auratus: Day, 1880: 32, pl. 12.
Aurata aurata: de Buen, 1935: 114 (Spain) Stoianov, 1963: 120.
Sparus aurata[-us] Fowler, 1936, 2: 820, fig. 354 Lozano Rey, 1952: 159, pl. II (fig. 2) Svetovidov, 1964: 278, fig. 83 Banarescu, 1964: 706, fig. 309 Bini, 1968, 4: 105, fig. Wheeler, 1969: 356, fig. and map.


Common names:

aura [Ar]
gerraf [Ar]
denis [Eg]
gilt-head [En]
dorada [Es]
daurade [Fr]
dorade [Fr]
tsipoura [He]
ovrata [Hr]
orata [It]
orata [Mlt]
goud brasem [Ne]
dourada [Pr]
cipura [Tu]
gilt-head sea bream [En]
dorade royale [Fr]
pargo dorado [Es]

Gilt-head (Sparus aurata)