WoRMS taxon details

Megalops Lacepède, 1803

125726  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125726)

accepted
Genus
Species Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847
Species Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)

Species Megalops atlantica Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847 (misspelling)
Species Megalops bimaculata Lesueur, 1847 accepted as Dorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818)
Species Megalops cepediana Lesueur, 1818 accepted as Dorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818)
Species Megalops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822) accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Megalops curtifilis Richardson, 1846 accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Megalops cyoprinoides (Broussonet, 1782) accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782) (misspelling)
Species Megalops elongatus Girard, 1859 accepted as Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847
Species Megalops filamentosus Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Megalops giganteus (Shaw, 1804) accepted as Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847
Species Megalops indicus Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Megalops kundinga Bleeker, 1866 accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782) (synonym)
Species Megalops macrophthalmus Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Megalops macropterus Bleeker, 1866 accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Megalops notata Lesueur, 1818 accepted as Opisthonema oglinum (Lesueur, 1818)
Species Megalops oglina Lesueur, 1818 accepted as Opisthonema oglinum (Lesueur, 1818)
Species Megalops oligolepis Bleeker, 1866 accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Megalops setipinnis Richardson, 1843 accepted as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lacepède, B.G.E. (1803). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome Cinquieme. 5(1-21): i-lxviii + 1-803 + index., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30023#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 289 [details]   
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Megalops Lacepède, 1803. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125726 on 2018-10-21
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original description Lacepède, B.G.E. (1803). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome Cinquieme. 5(1-21): i-lxviii + 1-803 + index., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30023#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 289 [details]   

original description  (ofTarpon Jordan & Evermann, 1896) Jordan, D.S.; Evermann B.W. (1896). The fishes of North and Middle America: a descriptive catalogue of the species of fish-like vertebrates found in the waters of North America, north of the Isthmus of Panama. <em>Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus.</em> Part I (47): i-lx + 1-1240. [details]   

taxonomy source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Losse, G.F. (1968). The elopoid and clupeoid fishes of East African coastal waters. JEANHS 27(2): 77-115 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 



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Megalops cyprinoides
 Megalops cyprinoides
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