Common name of Bagre marinus
Common name Pira-bandeira
Language Portuguese
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Brazil
Ref. Ferreira, A.B.H., 1986
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core primary lexeme
1st modifier color pattern(s)
2nd modifier
Remarks 'pira-bandeira', i.e., 'flagfish' ('pira', from Tupi, i.e., 'fish' and 'bandeira', from Portuguese, i.e., 'flag').
Entered by Vasconcellos, Marcelo
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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