Calamus (fish)

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Calamus
Temporal range: 33–0 Ma

Early Oligocene to Present[1]
Calamus bajonado.jpg
Calamus bajonado
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae
Genus: Calamus
Swainson, 1839
Species

C. artifrons
C. bajonado
C. brachysomus
C. calamus
C. campechanus
C. cervigoni
C. leucosteus
C. mu
C. nodosus
C. penna
C. pennatula
C. proridens
C. taurinus

Calamus is a genus of porgies in the family Sparidae. It contains thirteen described species.

Species[edit]

Calamus arctifrons, Grass porgy
Calamus bajonado, Jolthead porgy
Calamus brachysomus, Pacific porgy
Calamus calamus, Saucereye porgy
Calamus campechanus, Campeche porgy
Calamus cervigoni, Spotfin porgy
Calamus leucosteus, Whitebone porgy
Calamus mu, Flathead porgy
Calamus nodosus, Knobbed porgy
Calamus penna, Sheepshead porgy
Calamus pennatula, Pluma porgy
Calamus proridens, Littlehead porgy
Calamus taurinus, Galapagos porgy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on 2009-02-20. Retrieved 2007-12-25.