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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus volitans Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 218163

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 editorPegasus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus volitans (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCataphractus anceps Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopegasus natans (Linnaeus, 1766)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapegasus natans (Linnaeus, 1766)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapegasus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPégase spatule Lacepède, 1800 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasis volitans Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus natans Linnaeus, 1766
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus pristis Bleeker, 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus spatula Lacepède, 1800
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus volans Linnaeus, 1766
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlongtail seamouth  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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 (12 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 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 (14 nucleotides; 31 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 Collected from muddy and sandy bottoms; usually at depths between 9 and 27 m. Known to `walk' over the bottom using its tentacular pelvic fins. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218163
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). Pegasus volitans Linnaeus, 1758. 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=218163 on 2014-11-24
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