Anisotremus moricandi (Ranzani, 1842)

Brownstriped grunt



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1925

Rediscovered in 1982 or before

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern



Brazil, Colombia & Panamá


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Ranzani, C. (1842). De novis speciebus piscium. Dissertatio IV. Nov. Comm. Bonon. 5: 340-365.


Other references:

Acero Arturo P. and Garzón, Jaime F. (1982). Rediscovery of Anisotremus moricandi (Perciformes: Haemulidae), Including a Redescription of the Species and Comments on Its Ecology and Distribution. Copeia 1982(3): 613-618. [Abstract]

Anderson, W., Claro, R., Cowan, J., Lindeman, K., Padovani-Ferreira, B., Rocha, L.A. & Sedberry, G. 2015. Anisotremus moricandi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T1308A512141. Downloaded on 19 May 2016.

Dias, Thelma Lúcia Pereira. (2007). What do we know about Anisotremus moricandi (Teleostei: Haemulidae), an endangered reef fish? Biota Neotropica 7(2): 317-319.

Nunes, J. E. C. C. and Sampaio, C. L. S. (2006). Notes on the ecology of the poorly known Brownstriped grunt, Anisotremus moricandi (Ranzani, 1842), in the coastal reefs of the Northeastern region of Brazil. Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences 2(1): [pagination?].


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