Taxon profile


African Threadfish
Alectis alexandrina (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Carangidae - jacks, amberjacks, pompanos »  genus Alectis

Scientific synonyms

Gallus alexandrinus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817
Scyris alexandrina (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)
Scyris alexandrinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)
Vomer alexandrinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)
Blepharis alexandrinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)
Alectis alexandrinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)
Caranx alexandrinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)
Gallichthys aegyptiacus Cuvier, 1833
Hynnis goreensis Cuvier, 1833
Caranx goreensis (Cuvier, 1833)

Other names

= Alexandria Pompano
= Pomp
= Pompano

Least Concern


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1888]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/572]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Alectis alexandrina (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [198772]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Alectis alexandrina (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1817)]
Data retrieved on: 16 August 2018

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