WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847

126430  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126430)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia to Brazil  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia to Brazil [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Megalops atlanticus. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126430 on 2018-01-22

Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarpon atlanticus (Valenciennes, 1847)) 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. 19: i-xix + 1-544 + 6 pp. Pls. 554-590. [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, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Wade, R.A. 1969. Ecology of juvenile tarpon and effects of dieldrin on two associated species. Federal Water Pollution Control Administration, Washington, D.C. Technical Papers of the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife: 41. 85 p. [details]   

additional source Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional 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]   

additional source 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. 19: i-xix + 1-544 + 6 pp. Pls. 554-590.
page(s): 398 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarpon atlanticus (Valenciennes, 1847)) Röse, A.F. (1793). Petri Artedi Angermannia--Sueci synonymia nominum piscium fere omnium. Ichthyologiae pars IV. Grypeswaldiae. 2: i-ii + 1-140. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarpon atlanticus (Valenciennes, 1847)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops elongatus Girard, 1859) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops giganteus (Shaw, 1804)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops atlantica Valenciennes, 1847) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on fishes like sardines, anchovies, Mugilidae, Centropomus, Cichilidae and crabs  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia to Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters.pelagic species, found to depths of 30 m, often in river mouths entering fresh water; some populations may complete their whole life cycle in fresh water. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, aquaculture, gamefish  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawns from June to August, external fertilization, open water/ substratum egg scatterers  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Synonym in Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fisches; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortarpon  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsábalo  [details]