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Blue Dolphin
Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Coryphaenidae - dolphins or dolphinfishes »  genus Coryphaena

Scientific synonyms

Coryphaena aurata Rafinesque, 1810
Coryphaena azorica Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena equisetis Osbeck, 1765
Coryphaena equisetis Linnaeus, 1758
Coryphaena lessonii Valenciennes, 1833
Lampugus neapolitanus Valenciennes, 1833
Lampugus punctulatus Valenciennes, 1833

Other names

= Little Dolphin
= Pompano Dolfinfish
= Pompano Dolphin
= Pompano Dolphin Fish
= Pompano Dolphinfish

IUCN category:Least Concern
[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/6246]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [7]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [170350]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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