Megalops atlanticus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Elopiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Elopomorpha
Ordo: Elopiformes

Familia: Megalopidae
Genus: Megalops
Species: Megalops atlanticus

Name[edit]

Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847

  • Syntypes: MNHN 0000-3177 (1) Santo Domingo, A.8839 (1, dry) Guadeloupe, A-8840 (1, dry) Martinique.

Type locality: Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique Island, Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico) and Brazil.

Synonyms[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Atlantic tarpon
日本語: ターポン
ไทย: ปลาแอตแลนติกทาร์ปอน

References[edit]

  • Guindon, K., Neidig, C., Tringali, M., Gray, S., King, T., Gardinal, C. & Kurth, B., 2015: An overview of the tarpon genetic recapture study in Florida – a citizen science success story. Environmental Biology of Fishes, First online: 09 September 2015. doi: 10.1007/s10641-015-0440-2
  • Cuvier, G. & Valenciennes, A.; 1847: Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome dix-neuvième. Suite du livre dix-neuvième. Brochets ou Lucioïdes. Livre vingtième. De quelques familles de Malacoptérygiens, intermédiaires entre les Brochets et les Clupes. P. Bertrand, Paris. 19: i-xix + 1-544 + 6 pp., Pls. 554-590 [not 520-556].

Links[edit]

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