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

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

Other names

= Leer Fish
= Leerfish

Least Concern


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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

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