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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops Linnaeus, 1766 
AphiaID: 157873

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElopiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElopidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElopidae Valenciennes, 1847
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532. [details]

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlady fishes  [details]
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops affinis Regan, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops hawaiensis Regan, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops lacerta Valenciennes, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops machnata (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops saurus Linnaeus, 1766
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops senegalensis Regan, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops smithi McBride, Rocha, Ruiz-Carus & Bowen, 2010

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops australis Regan, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops hawaiensis Regan, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops capensis Smith, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops machnata (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops congicus Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops lacerta Valenciennes, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops hawaiiensis Regan, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops hawaiensis Regan, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops indicus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops machnata (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops javanicus Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDussumieria acuta Valenciennes, 1847
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Catalog of Fishes 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157873
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2013-03-11 11:05:30Z  checked  Bailly, Nicolas
2014-11-21 13:09:37Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Elops Linnaeus, 1766. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157873 on 2015-05-04
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