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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Galeoides decadactylus (Bloch, 1795)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Galeoides decadactylus Bloch, 1795

Synonyms:

Polynemus decadactylus Bloch, 1795, Naturgesch. ausl. Fische, 9: 26, pl. CCCCI (Guinea).
Polynemus polydactylus Vahl, 1798, Skriv. Naturhist. Selsk, 4 (2): 163-168 ('Habitat in Mari Tingidem alluente rarius', Schousboe coll, Tanger, Jan. 1792). Type not extant, not present in ZMUC.
Polynemus enneadactylus 'Vahl' (sic) Cuvier, 1829, Règne animal, ed. II, 2: 155, note 2.
Polynemus enneadactylus: Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1829, 3: 392.
Galeoides decadactylus: Günther, 1860a: 319 & 322 Steindachner, 1869: 701-704, pl. XI (excellent) Boulenger, 1916, 4: 103-104, fig. 63 (after Steindachner) Dieuzeide, 1927: 137-144, fig. 2-3 ['1'-3] (2 ex., Oran, Algérie) Chabanaud & Monod, 1927: 260, note (Mazagan, Maroc) Dieuzeide, 1928: 33-34, fig. 1 (repr obs.: 1927) Fowler, 1936: 600-602, fig. 273 (after Steindachner) Irvine, 1947: 202, fig. 119 Cadenat, 1951: 154-155, fig. 80 Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 254-256, fig. 254 (after Cadenat, 1951, mod.), phot. p. 255 (besides the 2 spec. from Oran: 1 spec. Castiglione, 1952) Dollfus, 1955: 54 & 139 (Maroc) Furnestin et al., 1958: 415, fig. 23 (phot.) (reg. Agadir, Maroc) Poll, 1959: 279-285, fig. 96 (excellent) Sanchez, 1966: 50, 1 fig. Blache et al., 1970: 251, fig. 681.


Common names:

barbudo de diez barbas [Es]
lesser african threadfin [En]
petit capitaine [Fr]

Lesser african threadfin (Galeoides decadactylus)