Taxon profile


Lichia amia (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Scomber amia Linnaeus, 1758
Hypachantus amia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Caesiomorus amia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hypacantus amia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Caranx amia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Porthmeus argenteus Valenciennes, 1833
Scomber flexuosus Lichtenstein, 1823
Centronotus vadigo Lacépède, 1801
Campogramma vadigo (Lacépède, 1801)

Other names

= Leer Fish
= Leerfish

Least Concern


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [692]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/14967]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lichia amia (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Plíštil J., Novák J. (2011): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 7. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ropušnicotvaří (Scorpaeniformes) – ostnoploutví (Perciformes) – Percoidei], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 148 str. [as Lichia amia (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019

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