Common name of Lethrinus atkinsoni
Common name Petit bec de cane
Language French
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country New Caledonia
Locality Islands of Pins
Ref. Leblic, I. and M.-H. Teulières, 1987
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks As 'L. mahsena' or 'L. sanguineus'. 'Petit', i.e., small, from Latin slang 'pittittus, pititus, pitt', i.e., infant language expressing smallness and from Italian 'piccolo' (p. 557 in Ref. 9404); 'cane', i.e., duck, from Old French 'ane, aine' of Latin 'anas, -atis', i.e., duck (p. 129 in Ref. 9404).
Entered by Cruz, Tess
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Béarez, Philippe
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