WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)

212253

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212253

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Adults are generally only found at sea, but...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Adults are generally only found at sea, but the young inhabits river mouths, inner bays, and mangrove forests. Occurs at temperatures ranging from 28 to 32°C, and salinities from 0 to 100. Mainly diurnal (Ref. 7017). Predaceous, feeding mainly on fish and crustaceans (Refs. 5213; 10982). Breeds offshore in the sea, possibly throughout the year. Known to breath air, rising regularly to the surface to do so. The swimbladder is modified for this purpose (Ref. 7248 and 9710). Cultured in ponds, the fry being sourced from the coasts (Ref. 7050). Utilized fresh and also for its roe (Ref. 9987) <111> Widely distributed in the Inian and Pacific oceans: India, Ceylon, East Indies, Philippines, China, Japan, Formosa, Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia <360> [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212253 on 2017-11-18

Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-08-03 12:26:57Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops filamentosus Lacepède, 1803) Lacepède, B.G.E. (1803). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean. 5(1-21): i-lxviii + 1-803 + index. [details]   

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

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea cyprinoides Broussonet, 1782) 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 editorClupea gigantea 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 editorClupea thrissoides Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 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 cundinga (Hamilton, 1822)) 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 curtifilis Richardson, 1846) 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 indicus 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 macrophthalmus Bleeker, 1851) 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 macropterus Bleeker, 1866) 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 oligolepis Bleeker, 1866) 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 setipinnis Richardson, 1843) 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 editorElops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822)) 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 editorElops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)) 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 editorCyprinodon cundinga Hamilton, 1822) 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 editorBrisbania staigeri Castelnau, 1878) 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 editorMagalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)) 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 cyoprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)) 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 kundinga Bleeker, 1866) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops filamentosus Lacepède, 1803) 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 filamentosus Lacepède, 1803) 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]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Adults are generally only found at sea, but the young inhabits river mouths, inner bays, and mangrove forests. Occurs at temperatures ranging from 28 to 32°C, and salinities from 0 to 100. Mainly diurnal (Ref. 7017). Predaceous, feeding mainly on fish and crustaceans (Refs. 5213; 10982). Breeds offshore in the sea, possibly throughout the year. Known to breath air, rising regularly to the surface to do so. The swimbladder is modified for this purpose (Ref. 7248 and 9710). Cultured in ponds, the fry being sourced from the coasts (Ref. 7050). Utilized fresh and also for its roe (Ref. 9987) <111> Widely distributed in the Inian and Pacific oceans: India, Ceylon, East Indies, Philippines, China, Japan, Formosa, Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia <360> [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-Pacific tarpon  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイセゴイ  [details]