Family Bramidae - Pomfrets
  Order
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  Class
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Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
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Genera : 7 | Species : 20 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
  Environment
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Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
  Division
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Marine
  Aquarium
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none
  First Fossil Record
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upper   Tertiary   upper   Miocene
Ref..   Berg, L.S. 1958
  Remark
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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans; oceanic. Dorsal fin extending over length of body in some; anterior dorsal fin spines unbranched; anal spines lost; 36-54 vertebrae. To 85 cm maximum length, reported for Taractichthys longipinnis. Eumegistus is thought to be the most primitive genus.
  Etymology
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Old French, bresme = a fresh water fish, (near 1460)
  Reproductive guild
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nonguarders
  Typical activity level
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  Main Ref
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  Coordinator
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  Deep Fin Classification
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Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Euteleosteomorpha | Neoteleostei | Eurypterygia | Ctenosquamata | Acanthomorphata | Euacanthomorphacea | Percomorphaceae | Scombrimorpharia | Scombriformes | Bramidae

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Species/Synonymy list for the family Bramidae as currently in FishBase

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In the column CofF, the digit indicates the status of synchronization with CofF: 0: Not checked; 1: Same status;   2: Different status;   3: Other combination;   4: Synonym in CofF;   5: Species/Subspecies issue;   6: Synonym of another species in CofF;   7: Not in CofF;   8: Should not be in CofF. The CofF version currently used is the one published on 19-05-2014 (Ref. 95876).

The list ordered as follows:

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination CofF
Brama brama (Bonnaterre, 1788)
acceptedseniornew
Sparus brama Bonnaterre, 1788
synonymseniororiginal1
Sparus dentatus Berkenhout, 1789
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Brama raji Bloch & Schneider, 1801
ambiguousotheroriginal1
Sparus raji (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymjuniornew
! Brama raii (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymjuniornew
! Brama rayi Bloch & Schneider, 1801
synonymjuniororiginal
Sparus castaneola Lacepède, 1802
synonymjuniororiginal1
Sparus niger Turton, 1804
synonymjuniororiginal1
Lepodus saragus Rafinesque, 1810
synonymjuniororiginal1
Brama marina Fleming, 1828
synonymjuniororiginal1
Brama chilensis Guichenot, 1848
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
Lepidotus chilensis (Guichenot, 1848)
ambiguousquestionablenew
synonymjuniororiginal1
Chaetodon umbratus Cabrera, Pérez & Haenseler, 1857
synonymjuniororiginal1
Toxotes squamosus Hutton, 1875
synonymjuniororiginal1
Brama squamosa (Hutton, 1875)
synonymjuniornew
Lepodus squamosus (Hutton, 1875)
synonymjuniornew
Brama dussumieri Cuvier, 1831
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tylometopon dussumieri (Cuvier, 1831)
synonymseniornew
Brama agassizi Poey, 1860
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
Brama leucotaenia Fowler, 1938
synonymjuniororiginal1
Brama raji (non Bloch, 1791)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Brama raii (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Brama orcini Cuvier, 1831
acceptedseniororiginal1
Collybus drachme Snyder, 1904
synonymjuniororiginal1
Brama drachme (Snyder, 1904)
synonymjuniornew
Brama australis Valenciennes, 1838
acceptedseniororiginal1
Brama chilensis Guichenot, 1848
synonymjuniororiginal2
Brama japonica Hilgendorf, 1878
acceptedseniororiginal1
Brama raii (non Bloch, 1791)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Brama caribbea Mead, 1972
acceptedseniororiginal1
Collybus drachme (non Snyder, 1904)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Brama myersi Mead, 1972
acceptedseniororiginal1
Brama pauciradiata Moteki, Fujita & Last, 1995
acceptedseniororiginal1
Pteraclis velifera (Pallas, 1770)
acceptedseniornew
Coryphaena velifera Pallas, 1770
synonymseniororiginal1
! Pteraclis valifera (Pallas, 1770)
synonymseniornew
! Pteraclis velifer (Pallas, 1770)
synonymseniornew
! Pteraclis vellifera (Pallas, 1770)
synonymseniornew
Pteraclis pinnata Gronow, 1772
synonymjuniororiginal2
Pteraclis ocellatus Valenciennes, 1833
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pteraclis trichipterus Valenciennes, 1833
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pteraclis guttatus Valenciennes, 1833
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pteraclis carolinus Valenciennes, 1833
acceptedseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pteraclis aesticola (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
acceptedseniornew
Bentenia aesticola Jordan & Snyder, 1901
synonymseniororiginal1
Pterycombus brama Fries, 1837
acceptedseniororiginal1
Centropholis goodei Jordan, 1919
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pterycombus brama thynniculina Maksimov & Hognestad, 1969
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pteraclis carolinus (non Valenciennes, 1833)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Pterycombus petersii (Hilgendorf, 1878)
acceptedseniornew
Centropholis petersii Hilgendorf, 1878
synonymseniororiginal1
Pteraclis petersii (Hilgendorf, 1878)
synonymseniornew
Pterycombus falcatus Barnard, 1927
synonymjuniororiginal1
Centropholoides falcatus (Barnard, 1927)
synonymjuniornew
Taractes asper Lowe, 1843
acceptedseniororiginal1
Brama raschii Esmark, 1862
synonymjuniororiginal1
Taractes raschii (Esmark, 1862)
synonymjuniornew
synonymjuniororiginal1
Taractes platycephalus Matsubara, 1936
synonymjuniororiginal1
Taractes longipinnis (non Lowe, 1843)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Taractes steindachneri (non Döderlein, 1883)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Taractes rubescens (Jordan & Evermann, 1887)
acceptedseniornew
Steinegeria rubescens Jordan & Evermann, 1887
synonymseniororiginal1
! Tractes rubescenes (Jordan & Evermann, 1887)
synonymseniornew
Eumegistus illustris Jordan & Jordan, 1922
acceptedseniororiginal1
Eumegistus brevorti (Poey, 1860)
acceptedseniornew
Brama brevorti Poey, 1860
synonymseniororiginal1
Taractes brevorti (Poey, 1860)
synonymseniornew
synonymseniornew
Brama saussurii Lunel, 1866
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Brama saussuri Lunel, 1866
synonymjuniororiginal
! Pseudotaractes saussuri (Lunel, 1866)
synonymjuniornew
! Taractes saussuri (Lunel, 1866)
synonymjuniornew
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymseniornew
Brama princeps Johnson, 1863
synonymjuniororiginal1
Lepidotus princeps (Johnson, 1863)
synonymjuniornew
Taractes princeps (Johnson, 1863)
synonymjuniornew
Taractes asper (non Lowe, 1843)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Taractichthys steindachneri (Döderlein, 1883)
acceptedseniornew
Argo steindachneri Döderlein, 1883
synonymseniororiginal1
Taractes steindachneri (Döderlein, 1883)
synonymseniornew
! Taratichthys steindachneri (Döderlein, 1883)
synonymseniornew
! Teractichthys steindachneri (Döderlein, 1883)
synonymseniornew
! Tractichthys steindachneri (Döderlein, 1883)
synonymseniornew
Taractes miltonis Whitley, 1938
synonymjuniororiginal1
Taractes longipinnis (non Lowe, 1843)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Xenobrama microlepis Yatsu & Nakamura, 1989
acceptedseniororiginal1
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