Calamus (fish)


Calamus (fish)

Taxobox
name = "Calamus"
fossil_range = fossilrange|33|0
Early Oligocene to Present [cite journal
last = Sepkoski
first = Jack
authorlink =
coauthors =
title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera
journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology
volume = 364
issue =
pages = p.560
publisher =
location =
date = 2002
url = http://strata.ummp.lsa.umich.edu/jack/showgenera.php?taxon=611&rank=class
doi =
id =
accessdate = 2007-12-25
]



image_width = 240px
image_caption = "Calamus bajonado"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Actinopterygii
ordo = Perciformes
familia = Sparidae
genus = "Calamus"
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = "C. artifrons" Grass porgy "C. bajonado" Jolthead porgy "C. brachysomus" Pacific porgy "C. calamus" Saucereye porgy "C. campechanus" Campeche porgy "C. cervigoni" Spotfin porgy "C. leucosteus" Whitebone porgy "C. mu" Flathead porgy "C. nodosus" Knobbed porgy "C. penna" Sheepshead porgy "C. pennatula" Pluma porgy "C. proridens" Littlehead porgy "C. taurinus" Galapagos porgy

"Calamus" is a genus of porgies in the family Sparidae.

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