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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 126845

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 editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena aurata Rafinesque, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena azorica Valenciennes, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equisetis Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equisetis Osbeck, 1765
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena lessonii Valenciennes, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampugus neapolitanus Valenciennes, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampugus punctulatus Valenciennes, 1833
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpompano dolphinfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpompano dolphin  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΛαγός  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordorado enano  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion carchariae Krøyer, 1863 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (16 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (32 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (16 nucleotides; 13 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found primarily in oceanic waters but may also enter coastal waters (Ref. 9293). Occurs at 24.0 °C (Ref. 26). Usually forms schools. Follows boats and may be found under floating objects (Ref. 9293). Feeds on small fishes and squid (Ref. 9293). Also captured with troll lines (Ref. 9293). Marketed fresh and considered excellent eating (Ref. 5288). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on small fishes and squid  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas; Western Atlantic: 45°N to Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Primarily oceanic but may enter coastal waters.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126845
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758. 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=126845 on 2014-09-21
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