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species

Giant Oarfish
Regalecus glesne Ascanius, 1772

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Lampriformes »  family Regalecidae - oarfishes »  genus Regalecus

Scientific synonyms

Gymnetrus ascanii Shaw, 1803
Gymnetrus banksii Valenciennes, 1835
Regalecus banksii (Valenciennes, 1835)
Gymnetrus capensis Valenciennes, 1835
Regalecus caudatus Zugmayer, 1914
Cepola gladius Walbaum, 1792
Gymnetrus gladius Valenciennes, 1835
Gymnetrus grillii Lindroth, 1798
Gymnetrus hawkenii Bloch, 1795
Regalecus jonesii Newman, 1860

Other names

= King of Herrings
= King of the Herring
= Oar-fish
= Oarfish
= Ribbon-fish

Least Concern
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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [3267]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/23130]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Regalecus glesne Ascanius, 1772]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [a29ab61b-cf52-4e95-bd29-9408814521f1]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Regalecus glesne Ascanius, 1772]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2007): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 5. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) - stříbrnicotvární (Argentiniformes), ďasové (Lophiiformes), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 91 str. [as Regalecus glesne Ascanius, 1772]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2013

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