Species details : Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Accepted scientific name:
Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Scatophagus argus  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Synonyms:
Chaetodon argus Linnaeus, 1766 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon argus Linnaeus, 1766
Chaetodon atromaculatus Bennett, 1830 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon atromaculatus Bennett, 1830
Chaetodon pairatalis Hamilton, 1822 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon pairatalis Hamilton, 1822
Ephippus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Ephippus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Sargus maculatus Gronow, 1854 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Sargus maculatus Gronow, 1854
Scatophagus aetatevarians De Vis, 1884 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scatophagus aetatevarians De Vis, 1884
Scatophagus argus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scatophagus argus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Scatophagus argus ocellata Klunzinger, 1880 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scatophagus argus ocellata Klunzinger, 1880
Scatophagus bougainvillii Cuvier, 1831 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scatophagus bougainvillii Cuvier, 1831
Scatophagus ornatus Cuvier, 1831 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scatophagus ornatus Cuvier, 1831
Scatophagus purpurascens Cuvier, 1831 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scatophagus purpurascens Cuvier, 1831
Scatophagus quadranus De Vis, 1882 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scatophagus quadranus De Vis, 1882
Scatophagus quadratus De Vis, 1882 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scatophagus quadratus De Vis, 1882
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Kikiro - Agutaynen Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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Bushami - Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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Kikilo - Banton Philippines(Romblon Province) Click here to show the literature
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Bishtara - Bengali Bangladesh Click here to show the literature
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বিশতারা - Bengali Bangladesh
Bayang - Bikol Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kikiro - Bikol Philippines(Albay and Camarines Sur) Click here to show the literature
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Kitang - Bikol Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Gam ku - Cantonese Hong Kong Click here to show the literature
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Kikilo - Cebuano Philippines(Cagayan de Oro) Click here to show the literature
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Kitong - Cebuano Philippines(Cebu) Click here to show the literature
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Kitang - Chavacano Philippines(Zamboanga; Cotabato City) Click here to show the literature
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Almindelig Argusfisk - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Plettet argusfisk - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Kikero - Davawenyo Philippines(Davao) Click here to show the literature
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Lanbia - Davawenyo Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Argus fish - English Hong Kong Click here to show the literature
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Argus fish - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Butter fish - English Bangladesh Click here to show the literature
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Butterfish - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Butterfish - English Hong Kong Click here to show the literature
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Common scat - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Leopard scat - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Scat - English Hong Kong Click here to show the literature
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Scat - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Scat - English Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
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Spotted butt - English Myanmar Click here to show the literature
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Spotted butter fish - English India(Goa) Click here to show the literature
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Spotted butterfish - English India(India) Click here to show the literature
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Spotted butterfish - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scad - English Bangladesh Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scat - English - Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scat - English India Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scat - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scat - English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scat - English Philippines(Ilocos; Cotabato City) Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scat - English Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scat - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scat - English Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Spotted scad - Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Vetakau - Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Arguskala - Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Pavillon tacheté - French France Click here to show the literature
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Peebe - Fwâi New Caledonia(Hienghène Region) Click here to show the literature
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Argusfisch - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Gemeiner Argusfisch - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Grüner Argusfisch - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Kaski - Gujarati India(Gujarat) Click here to show the literature
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Sungeli - Gujarati India(Gujarat) Click here to show the literature
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Vada - Gujarati India(Gujarat) Click here to show the literature
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કસ્કી  Kaski Gujarati India
વડા  Vada Gujarati India
સુંગેલી  Sungeli Gujarati India
Kikilo - Hiligaynon Philippines(Iloilo) Click here to show the literature
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Kikiro - Hiligaynon Philippines(Iloilo; Guimaras) Click here to show the literature
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Quequero - Hiligaynon Philippines(Iloilo) Click here to show the literature
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Tikero - Hiligaynon Philippines(Guimaras) Click here to show the literature
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Kapiged - Ilokano Philippines(Aparri, Cagayan) Click here to show the literature
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Malaga - Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Pingaw - Ilokano Philippines(Ilocos) Click here to show the literature
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Kurohoshimanjûdai - Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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クロホシマンジュウダイ - Japanese Japan
Kero kero - Kagayanen Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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Baraayi - Kannada India(Karnataka) Click here to show the literature
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Chandar - Kannada India(Karnataka) Click here to show the literature
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ಚಂದರ್  - Kannada India
ಬುರಾಯಿ - Kannada India
Pingo - Kapampangan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Bannsire - Konkani India(Goa) Click here to show the literature
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납작돔 Napjakdom Korean - Click here to show the literature
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Kikiro - Kuyunon Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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Kitang - Kuyunon Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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Titang - Makassarese Indonesia(Makassar) Click here to show the literature
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Bat hu - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Bidang - Malay (individual language) Indonesia(Java) Click here to show the literature
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Kendang - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Keper - Malay (individual language) Indonesia(Java) Click here to show the literature
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Kertang - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Ketang - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Ketang-ketang - Malay (individual language) Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Kitang - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Nachikarimeen - Malayalam India(Western Ghats) Click here to show the literature
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Nutchar-char - Malayalam India(Kerala) Click here to show the literature
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നച്ചി കരിമീന് - Malayalam India
നുച്ചര് ചാര്  - Malayalam India
变身苦 Bian shen ku Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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變身苦 Bian shen ku Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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金錢魚 Jin cian yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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金錢魚 Jin cian yu Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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金钱鱼 - Mandarin Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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金钱鱼 Jin qian yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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黑星銀 Hei sing yin gong Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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黑星银 Hei xing yin gong Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Kaski - Marathi India(Maharashtra) Click here to show the literature
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Vadda - Marathi India(Maharashtra) Click here to show the literature
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कासकी - Marathi India
वादा - Marathi India
Pingaw - Pangasinan Philippines(Pangasinan) Click here to show the literature
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Zarook - Persian Iran(Persian Gulf and Oman Sea) Click here to show the literature
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Argus - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Argus - Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Ilattiya - Sinhalese Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
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Pingo manchado - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Argusfisk - Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Kikiro - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kitang - Tagalog Philippines(Manila Bay (Ref. 35686); Metro Manila; Calauag, Qu) Click here to show the literature
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Sipili - Tamil India(Tamilnadu) Click here to show the literature
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சிப்பிலி - Tamil India
சீப்பீளீ  - Tamil India
Chitsillo - Telugu India(Andhra Pradesh) Click here to show the literature
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Eesputti - Telugu India(Andhra Pradesh) Click here to show the literature
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ఈసపుట్టి  - Telugu India
చిట్సిల్లొ  - Telugu India
Takrap - Thai Thailand Click here to show the literature
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ตะกรับ - Thai Thailand Click here to show the literature
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Baladhan - Tokelauan Tokelau Click here to show the literature
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Buurrun - Tokelauan Tokelau Click here to show the literature
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Buurrunbul - Tokelauan Tokelau Click here to show the literature
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Ca hoi - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Cá nào - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Cá nau - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Cá nú - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Akikiro - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kikilo - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kikiro - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Lankia - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Ngi-ni-ngisi - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Ngisi-ngisi - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kikiro - Waray (Philippines) Philippines(Catbalogan, Samar) Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Perciformes FishBase
Family Scatophagidae FishBase
Genus Scatophagus FishBase
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Kuwait to Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia. Reported from Samoa (Ref. 9710), Tonga (Ref. 53797), and the Society Islands (Ref. 2847).
Lifezones: Brackish,freshwater,marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2019). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=4698
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:fd91c6fa-ac8e-11e3-805d-020044200006:col20150401