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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops Lacepède, 1803 
AphiaID: 125726

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElopiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopidae
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrisbania
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMagalops (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarpon Jordan & Evermann, 1896 (synonym)
Sources  original description Lacepède, B.G.E. (1803). Histoire naturelle des poissons. v. 5, pp i-lxviii + 1-803 + index, Pls. 1-21.
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops atlantica Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops bimaculata Lesueur, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cepediana Lesueur, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops curtifilis Richardson, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyoprinoides (Broussonet, 1782) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops elongatus Girard, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops filamentosus Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops giganteus (Shaw, 1804) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops indicus Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops macrophthalmus Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops macropterus Bleeker, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops notata Lesueur, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthonema oglinum (Lesueur, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops oglina Lesueur, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthonema oglinum (Lesueur, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops oligolepis Bleeker, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops setipinnis Richardson, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Environment marine
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125726
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Megalops Lacepède, 1803. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125726 on 2014-09-16
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