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References using Sparisoma cretense
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002683  Schneider, W.,1990 FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Field guide to the commercial marine resources of the Gulf of Guinea. Prepared and published with the support of the FAO Regional Office for Africa. Rome: FAO. 268 p.
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003397  Bauchot, M.-L.,1987 Poissons osseux. p. 891-1421. In W. Fischer, M.L. Bauchot and M. Schneider (eds.) Fiches FAO d'identification pour les besoins de la pêche. (rev. 1). Méditerranée et mer Noire. Zone de pêche 37. Vol. II. Commission des Communautés Européennes and FAO, Rome. 1253
004517  Hureau, J.-C.,1991 La base de données GICIM : Gestion informatisée des collections ichthyologiques du Muséum. p. 225-227. In Atlas Préliminaire des Poissons d'Eau Douce de France. Conseil Supérieur de la Pêche, Ministère de l'Environnement, CEMAGREF et Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.
006761  Quignard, J.-P. and A. Pras,1986 Scaridae. p. 943-944. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. 943-944
007360  Randall, J.E.,1990 Scaridae. p. 883-887. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. 884-885
008593  Ali, M.A. and H.-J. Wagner,1975 Visual pigments: phylogeny and ecology. p. 481-516. In A.A. Ali (ed.) Vision in fishes. New approaches to research. Plenum Press, New York.
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009057  Economidis, P.S.,1973 Catalogue of the fishes of Greece. Reprinted from Hellenic Oceanology and Limnology, Praktika of the Inst. of Ocean. and Fishing Research, vol. 11 (1972).
009156  FAO-FIDI,1994 International Standard Statistical Classification of Aquatic Animals and Plants (ISSCAAP). Fishery Information, Data and Statistics Service, Fisheries Department, FAO, Rome, Italy. 35
012818  Anonymous,1997 Fish registrations within the museum database of the Vertebrate Section of the Royal Museum for Central Africa. MRAC, Tervuren, Belgium.
013729  Amori, G., F.M. Angelici, S. Frugis, G. Gandolfi, R. Groppali, B. Lanza, G. Relini and G. Vicini,1993 Vertebrata. In A. Minelli, S. Ruffo and S. La Posta (eds.) Checklist delle specie della fauna Italiana, 110. Calderini, Bologna, 83 p.
026388  Sanches, J.G.,1989 Nomenclatura Portuguesa de organismos aquáticos (proposta para normalização estatística). Publ. Avuls. Inst. Nac. Invest. Pescas 14:322 p. 85
027000  Reiner, F.,1996 Catálogo dos peixes do arquipélago de Cabo Verde. Publ. Avuls. Inst. Port. Invest. Mar. 2:339 p. 232
027030  Stergiou, K.I., E.D. Christou, D. Georgopoulous, A. Zenetos and C. Souvermezoglou,1997 The Hellenic seas: physics, chemistry, biology and fisheries. p. 415-538. In A.D. Ansell, R.N. Gibson and M. Barnes (eds.). Oceanography and marine biology: an annual review. UCL Press.
027057  Petrakis, G. and C. Papaconstantinou,1990 Biology of Sparisoma cretense in the Dodecanese (Greece). J. Appl. Ichthyol. 6:14-23.
031402  Swedish Museum of Natural History,1999 Fish collection database of the Naturhistoriska riksmuseet (Swedish Museum of Natural History). Ichthyology Section, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden.
031517  Wu, H.L., K.-T. Shao and C.F. Lai (eds.),1999 Latin-Chinese dictionary of fishes names. The Sueichan Press, Taiwan. 1028 p.
031982  Anonymous,1999 Fish collection database of the Natural History Museum, London (formerly British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)). Natural History Museum, London (formerly British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)).
033971  Lanfranco, G.G.,1996 The fish around Malta (Central Mediterranean). Progress Press Co. Ltd. (Malta). 132 p. 43-44
034088  Afonso, P., F.M. Porteiro, R.S. Santos, J.P. Barreiros, J. Worms and P. Wirtz,1999 Coastal marine fishes of São Tomé Island (Gulf of Guinea). Arquipélago 17(A):65-92. 86
035204  Santos, R.S., F.M. Porteiro and J.P. Barreiros,1997 Marine fishes of the Azores: annotated checklist and bibliography. Bulletin of the University of Azores. Supplement 1. 244 p. 97-98
035509  Anonymous,2000 Fish collection database of the Intitut fur Seefischerei (ISH). BIOLAB Forschungsinstitut, Hohenwestedt, Germany.
036670  Anonymous,2000 Fish collection database of the J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa.
038732  Anonymous,2001 Fish collection database of the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution). Smithsonian Institution-Division of Fishes.
039531  Crespo, J., J. Gajate and R. Ponce,2001 Clasificación científica e identificación de nombres vernáculos existentes en la base de datos de seguimiento informático de recursos naturales oceánicos. Instituto Español de Oceanografia, Madrid, Spain. 414 p. 95
039819  Lanfranco, G.G.,1993 The fish around Malta. Progress Press Co., Ltd., Malta.
041414  Anonymous,2002 Fish collection database of the American Museum of Natural History. American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West , NY 10024-5192, USA.
041474  Economidis, P.S.,2001 Common names of Hellenic marine fishes. Aristotle University, Unpublished Technical Report.
041475  Economidis, P.S. and E. Koutrakis,2001 Common names of comercially important Hellenic marine organisms. Aristotle University, Unpublished Technical Report.
041476  Deval, M.C.,2002 Common names of marine fishes of Turkey. Unpublished report. 37
043402  Nunes, A.,1953 Peixes da Madeira. Edição da Junta Geral do distrito Autón.
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048500  Luther, W. and K. Fiedler,2002 Guida della fauna marina costiera del Mediterraneo. Atlante illustrato a colori. Franco Muzzio & C. (editore), Roma. 244p.
048657  Papaconstantinou, C.,1988 Check-list of marine fishes of Greece. Fauna Graeciae IV, 257 p. 129
050328  Potoschi, A., A. Celesti, E. Azzurro and F. Andaloro,2000 Growth of Sparisoma cretense (L., 1758) in southern Ionian Sea and in Lampedusa Island. Biol. Mar. Mediterr. 7(1):825-829. 826
050345  Quignard, J.P. and J.A. Tomasini,2000 Mediterranean fish biodiversity. Biol. Mar. Mediterr. 7(3):1-66. 47
051024  Hureau, J.-C. and T. Monod (eds.),1979 Supplement. Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean. p.339-394. In J.-C. Hureau and Th. Monod (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean.United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France. Vols 1-2. 683 p. 364
051471  Carl, H.,2003 Danish fish names. Zoological Museum of Copenhagen. Unpublished.
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056146  Abecasis, D., L. Bentes, J. Ribeiro, D. Machado, F. Oliveira, P. Veiga, J.M.S. Gonçalves and K. Erzini,2005 First record of the Mediterranean parrotfish, Sparisoma cretense in Ria Formosa (south Portugal). JMBA2-Biodiversity Records Published online.
056488  Dieuzeide, R., M. Novella and J. Roland,1955 Catalogue des poissons des côtes algériennes. Bull Sta d'Aqua et de Pêche de Castiglione, III (n,s) 6, 384 p. 202 fig. 107-108
057855  Bilecenoglu, M., Taskavak E., S. Mater and M. Kaya,2002 Checklist of the marine fishes of Turkey. Zootaxa (113):1-194. 116
057922  Mercader, L., D. Lloris and J. Rucabado,2003 Tots els peixos del mar Catala. Diagnosis I claus d'identifucació. Institut D'estudis Catalans. Barcelona. 350p.
058108  Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences,2003 Chinese aquatic germplasm resources database.
058342  Fricke, R., M. Bilecenoglu and H.M. Sari,2007 Annotated checklist of fish and lamprey species (Gnathostoma and Petromyzontomorphi) of Turkey, including a Red List of threatened and declining species. Stuttgarter Beitr. Naturk. Sea A (706):1-172. 123
058723  Plejic, T.,2007 Fische der Adria. Das romanische Element in der kroatischen Ichthyofauna. Mit Glossar der Adriafische Kroatisch-Englisch-Deutsch-Italienisch. Diploma Thesis. University of Leipzig Institute of Applied Linguistics and Translational Studies.
074541  Wirtz, P., R. Fricke and M.J. Biscoito,2008 The coastal fishes of Madeira Island - new records and an annotated check-list. Zootaxa 1715:1-26. 17
075549  FAO-FIES,2008 Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) species list. Retrieved from, 29 April 2008.
083882  FAO-FIES,2010 Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) species list. Retrieved from, March 2010.
084730  Monod, Th.,1979 Scaridae. p. 444-445. In J.C. Hureau and Th. Monod (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean (CLOFNAM). UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. 444
086644  Ioannou, C.,2011 Common names of fishes of Cyprus. Personal Communication. 26 Feb 2011.
087676  Saad, A.,2005 Check-list of bony fish collected from the coast of Syria. Turk. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 5:99-106. 102
088082  Torcu, H., Z. Aka and İşbİlİr,2001 An investigation on fishes of the Turkish Republic of northern Cyprus. Turk J Vet Anim Sci 25: 155-159. 157
090062  FAO-FIES,2012 Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) species list. Retrieved from, March 2012.
093033  Louisy, P.,2005 Guide d'identification des poissons marins. Europe et Méditerranée. 2e edit. Paris: Eds. Eugène Ulmer 430 p. 155
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095541  FAO EastMed Project,2013 Species identification plates, Arabic/Egyptian/English version 2013. FAO EastMed Project
095632  FAO-FIES,2014 Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) species list. Retrieved from, April 2014.
095727  Lloris, D., J. Rucabado, Ll. del Cerro, F. Portas, M. Demestre and A. Roig,1984 Tots els peixos del Mar Català. I: Llistat de cites I referències. Treballs Soc. Cat. Ict. Herp. 1:1-208.
095871  Psomadakis, P.N., S. Giustino and M. Vacchi,2012 Mediterranean fish biodiversity: an updated inventory with focus on the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian seas. Zootaxa 3263:1-46. 41
101110  FAO-FIES,2015 Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) species list. Retrieved from, [accessed 13/04/2015].
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113897  Papaconstantinou, C.,2014 Fauna Graeciae. An updated checklist of the fishes in the Hellenic seas. Monagraphs on Marine Sciences 7 154
115257  FAO-FIES,2017 Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) species list. Retrieved from (accessed 08/06/2017).
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