Taxon profile


Atlantic Cutlassfish
Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Trichiuridae - cutlassfishes and scabbardfishes »  genus Trichiurus

Scientific synonyms

Clupea haumela Forsskål, 1775
Trichiuris haumela (Forsskål, 1775)
Trichiurus argenteus Shaw, 1803
Trichiurus coxii Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887
Trichiurus haumela (Forsskål, 1775)
Trichiurus lajor Bleeker, 1854
Trichiurus malabaricus Day, 1865
Trichiurus nitens Garman, 1899
Trichurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758
Trichyurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Australian Hairtail
= Common Hairtail
= Cutlass Fish
= Grey Ribbon Fish
= Hair Tail
= Hairtail
= Large Headed Hairtail
= Large-head Ribbonfish
= Largehead Hairtail
= Largeheaded Ribbonfish
= Ribbon Fish


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/27182]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1288]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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