WoRMS taxon details

Esox Linnaeus, 1758

154208  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154208)

accepted
Genus
Species Esox americanus Gmelin, 1789
Species Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758

Species Esox aaveri Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Tylosurus crocodilus crocodilus (Péron & Lesueur, 1821)
Species Esox alepidotus Forster, 1801 accepted as Galaxias argenteus (Gmelin, 1789)
Species Esox argenteus Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Galaxias argenteus (Gmelin, 1789)
Species Esox argenteus Forster, 1801 accepted as Albula argentea (Forster, 1801)
Species Esox argenteus Forster, 1801 accepted as Albula forsteri Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Albula argentea (Forster, 1801)
Species Esox barracuda Edwards, 1771 accepted as Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards, 1771)
Species Esox barracuda Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards, 1771)
Species Esox belone Linnaeus, 1760 accepted as Belone belone (Linnaeus, 1760) (synonym)
Species Esox boa Risso, 1810 accepted as Stomias boa boa (Risso, 1810)
Species Esox boreus Agassiz, 1850 accepted as Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Esox brasiliensis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Hemiramphus brasiliensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Esox brasiliensis Pennant, 1787 accepted as Scomberesox saurus (Walbaum, 1792)
Species Esox cancila Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Xenentodon cancila (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Esox cepedianus Shaw, 1804 accepted as Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803)
Species Esox chirocentrus Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Chirocentrus dorab (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Esox far Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Hemiramphus far (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Esox flavula Mitchill, 1814 accepted as Fundulus majalis (Walbaum, 1792)
Species Esox gambarur Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Hyporhamphus gamberur (Rüppell, 1837)
Species Esox gladius Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Hemiramphus far (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Esox hepsetus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Esox hindostanicus Falconer, 1868 accepted as Xenentodon cancila (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Esox houttuyni Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Strongylura marina (Walbaum, 1792)
Species Esox imperialis Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Tylosurus acus imperialis (Rafinesque, 1810)
Species Esox indica McClelland, 1842 accepted as Xenentodon cancila (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Esox lewini Griffith & Smith, 1834 accepted as Dinolestes lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834)
Species Esox longirostris Mitchill, 1818 accepted as Strongylura marina (Walbaum, 1792)
Species Esox lucioides Agassiz & Girard, 1850 accepted as Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Esox marginatus Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Hemiramphus marginatus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Esox marinus Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Strongylura marina (Walbaum, 1792)
Species Esox osseus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Esox ovinus Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Cyprinodon variegatus Lacepède, 1803 (synonym)
Species Esox pisciculus Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Fundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Esox pisculentis Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Fundulus heteroclitus macrolepidotus (Walbaum, 1792) (misspelling)
Species Esox pisculentus Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Fundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Esox saurus Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Scomberesox saurus (Walbaum, 1792)
Species Esox spet Haüy, 1787 accepted as Sphyraena sphyraena (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Esox sphyraena Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Sphyraena sphyraena (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Esox stomias Shaw, 1798 accepted as Chauliodus sloani Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Esox synodus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Synodus synodus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Esox teatae Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Platybelone argalus platyura (Bennett, 1832)
Species Esox tristoechus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Atractosteus tristoechus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (synonym)
Species Esox truttaceus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Galaxias truttaceus Valenciennes, 1846
Species Esox vermiculatus Lesueur, 1846 accepted as Esox americanus Gmelin, 1789
Species Esox viridis Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Esox vulpes Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Albula vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Esox zonatus Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Fundulus majalis (Walbaum, 1792)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Esox Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154208 on 2020-11-30
Date
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2005-04-18 08:19:08Z
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2013-03-11 11:05:30Z
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2014-11-21 13:09:37Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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