Taurulus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786)

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Full Name

Taurulus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786)

Common names

  • Longspined bullhead eng
  • Longspined sea scorpion eng
  • longspined sea scorpion, longspined bullhead eng
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Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Euphrasen, B. A. (1786). Beskrifning på tvenne svenska fiskar. Handl. K. Vetensk. Akad. v. 7 (for 1786), pp 64-67.


Not terrestrial, Marine, Brackish, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in swedish exclusive economic zone Source: Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www. dyntaxa. se [15-01-2013].
  • Present in mrgid:7130 european marine waters Source: van der Land, J. ; Costello, M. J. ; Zavodnik, D. ; Santos, R. S. ; Porteiro, F. M. ; Bailly, N. ; Eschmeyer, W. N. ; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M. J. et al. (Ed. ) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374
  • Present in mrgid:5332 oosterschelde Source: Hostens, K. ; Hamerlynck, O. (1994). The mobile epifauna of the soft bottoms in the subtidal Oosterschelde estuary: structure, function and impact of the storm-surge barrier. Hydrobiologia 282-283: 479-496
  • Present in mrgid:5332 oosterschelde Source: Hamerlynck, O. ; Hostens, K. ; Arellano, R. V. ; Mees, J. ; Vandamme, P. A. (1993). The mobile epibenthic fauna of soft bottoms in the Dutch Delta (south-west Netherlands): spatial structure. Pp 343-358 in Meire, P. ; Vincx, M. (Ed. ): Marine and estuarine gradients: ECSA 21: Proceedings of the 21th Symposium of the Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association held in Gent, 9-14 september 1991. Neth. J. Aquat. Ecol. , 27(2-4). Netherlands Society of Aquatic Ecology: Bilthoven, The Netherlands.
  • Present in polish exclusive economic zone Source: Kedra, M. (2010). A Checklist of marine species occurring in Polish marine waters, compiled in the framework of the PESI EU FP7 project.

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Type Specimen


Anonymous (1999) Systematic list of Estonian fishes.: World Wide Web Electronic Publication, 14 January 2000.

Bauchot, M.-L. (1987) Poissons osseux.: p. 891-1421. In W. Fischer, M.L. Bauchot and M. Schneider (eds.) Fiches FAO d'identification pour les besoins de la pêche. (rev. 1). Méditerranée et mer Noire. Zone de pêche 37. Vol. II. Commission des Communautés Européennes and FAO, Rome.

Bruce, J.R., J.S. Colman and N.S. Jones (1963) Marine fauna of the Isle of Man.: Memoir No. 36. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool.

Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences (2003) Chinese aquatic germplasm resources database.: http://zzzy.fishinfo.cn

Costa, F. (1991) Atlante dei pesci dei mari italiani.: Gruppo Ugo Mursia Editore S.p.A. Milano, Italy. 438 p.

Crespo, J., J. Gajate and R. Ponce (2001) Clasificación científica e identificación de nombres vernáculos existentes en la base de datos de seguimiento informático de recursos naturales oceánicos.: Instituto Español de Oceanografia, Madrid, Spain. 414 p.

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www. dyntaxa. se [15-01-2013].

Economidis, P.S. and E. Koutrakis (2001) Common names of comercially important Hellenic marine organisms.: Aristotle University, Unpublished Technical Report.


Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

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