English common name: Galapagos seabream, Blackspot porgy
Spanish common name: sargo camiseta, camiseta rayada
Local name: camiseta rayada, sargo camiseta
Taxonomic comments: Syn.: Sargus pourtalesii Steindachner, 1881, Archosargus pourtalesi (Steindachner, 1881) (misspelling), Sargus pourtalesii Steindachner, 1881, fide Appeltans et al. (2010)
Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.
Description: Oval body. Back bluish silver, belly silver to whitish silver. To length of 30 cm
Comments: Habitat: Prefers protected areas and bays; locally abundant at the harbor on Baltra, at Elizabeth and Cartago Bays on Isabela, and periodically off Punta Espinoza, Fernandina. Probably ranges throughout the Archipelago wherever such habitats are found.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013
Taxon occurs only in Galapagos.
Not Evaluated - Not yet been evaluated against the criteria.
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Galapagos island groups: Santa Cruz.
Distribution comments: Endemic to Ecuador in the Galapagos Islands
Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.