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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Synonym of Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789

Scientific synonyms and common names

Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789

Synonyms:

Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789, Linn. Syst. Nat.: 1468 ('Carolina').
Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789, Linn. Syst. Nat.: 1471 ('mari americano, indico, mediterraneo ') .
Balistes buniva Lacepède, 1803, Hist. nat. Poiss., 5: 668-670, pl. 21 (fig. 1) (Nice).
Balistes capriscus: Costa, 1850: 5, pl. 61-62 Günther, 1870: 217 Moreau, 1881: 79, fig. 91 Day, 1883: 268, pl. 146 Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 351, fig. Poll, 1959: 241, fig. 80 Soljan, 1963: 130, fig. 282 Svetovidov, 1964: 506, fig. 186 Böhlke & Chaplin, 1968: 665, fig.
Balistes carolinensis: Fowler, 1936, 2: 1084, fig. 454 Lozano Rey, 1952: 346, pl. 30 (fig. 1) Bini, 1968, 8: 101, col. fig. Wheeler, 1969: 565, fig. map Ben-Tuvia, 1971b: 34 Quéro, 1973: 328-336, 3 fig.


Common names:

baliste cabri [Fr]
baliste [Fr]
cangulo [Pr]
cochon de mer [Fr]
cutre [Tu]
gouronopsaro [He]
grey trigger fish [En]
hazirit [Iw]
hmar [Mlt]
khanzir [Eg]
mihaca [Hr]
peixe porco [Pr]
pejepuerco blanco [Es]
pesce balestra [It]
pez ballesta [Es]
trekkervis [Ne]
trigger fish [En]
hallouf bahr [Ar]

Grey trigger fish (Balistes carolinensis)