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species

Atlantic Menhaden
Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Clupeiformes »  family Clupeidae - herrings, shads, sardines and allies

Scientific synonyms

Clupea carolinensis Gray, 1854
Clupea menhaden Mitchill, 1814
Clupea neglecta Rafinesque, 1818
Clupea tyrannus Latrobe, 1802

Other names

= Bony Fish
= Bugfish
= Bunker
= Fatback
= Menhadem
= Moss Bunker
= Mossbunker
= Pogy

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/4225]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1592]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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