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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylosurus crocodilus (Péron & Lesueur, 1821) 
AphiaID: 159259

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 editorBeloniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylosurus (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylosurus crocodilus crocodilus (Péron & Lesueur, 1821)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylosurus Cocco, 1833
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylosurus crocodiles
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylosurus crocodilis
Sources  basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhoundfish  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚροκοδιλοζαργάνα  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoragujón lisero  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylosurus crocodilus crocodilus (Péron & Lesueur, 1821)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylosurus crocodilus fodiator Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Greece
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGreece (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [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]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBomolochus bellones Burmeister, 1833 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligodes laciniatus (Krøyer, 1863) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropus tylosuri Richiardi, 1880 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus malabaricus Pillai, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus tylosuri (Rangnekar, 1956) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNothobomolochus digitatus Cressey, in Cressey & Collette, 1970 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNothobomolochus gibber (Shiino, 1957) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParabomolochus constrictus Cressey & Collette, 1970 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropus cornutus Kirtisinghe, 1937 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParabomolochus bellones (Burmeister, 1833) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (26 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (22 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 (34 nucleotides; 35 proteins) 
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 regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Greece (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: New Jersey, USA to Brazil  [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling spelled Tylosaurus crocodylus in Grove et all, 1986 <252>. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159259
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2013-01-08 14:50:09Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2013-05-30 06:55:16Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Tylosurus crocodilus (Péron & Lesueur, 1821). 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=159259 on 2014-09-01
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