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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypegasus draconis (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 218161

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 editorGasterosteiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPegasidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypegasus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypegasus Bleeker, 1863
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypegasus Bleeker, 1863
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCataphractus draco Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropegasus draconis (Linnaeus, 1766) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegassus draco Shaw, 1804 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus draco Shaw, 1804
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus draconis Linnaeus, 1766
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus latirostris Richardson, 1846
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus pauciradiatus Ogilby, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus umitengu (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSurypegasus draconis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZalises draconis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZalises umitengu Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los BaƱos, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshort dragonfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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]
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 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 (2 nucleotides; 26 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits lagoons often among algal or seagrass beds (Ref. 5503). Found on sand or silt bottoms, frequently in bays or estuaries (Ref. 3132). Feeds on minute invertebrates (crustaceans and worms). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218161
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Eurypegasus draconis (Linnaeus, 1766). 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=218161 on 2014-08-28
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