Taxon profile


Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Gasterosteus ductor Linnaeus, 1758
Hemitripteronotus quinquemaculatus Lacépède, 1801
Nauclerus abreviatus Valenciennes, 1833
Nauclerus annularis Valenciennes, 1833
Nauclerus brachycentrus Valenciennes, 1833
Nauclerus compressus Valenciennes, 1833
Nauclerus leucurus Valenciennes, 1833
Nauclerus triacanthus Valenciennes, 1833
Naucrates angeli Whitley, 1931
Naucrates cyanophrys Swainson, 1839

Other names

= Pilot Fish
= Pilot-fish
= Pilotfish

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/17322]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [998]

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

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