Taxon profile


Lepidopus caudatus (Euphrasen, 1788)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Trichiuridae - cutlassfishes and scabbardfishes »  genus Lepidopus

Scientific synonyms

Lepidopus argenteus Bonnaterre, 1788
Lepidopus gouanianus Lacépède, 1800
Lepidopus lex Phillipps, 1932
Lepidopus peronii Risso, 1810
Lepidopus xantusi Goode & Bean, 1896
Scarcina argyrea Rafinesque, 1810
Trichiurus caudatus Euphrasen, 1788
Trichiurus ensiformis Vandelli, 1797
Trichiurus gladius Holten, 1802
Vandellius lusitanicus Shaw, 1803

Other names

= Frostfish
= Ribbonfish
= Southern Frostfish


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817) - Dense Beaked Whale, Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/14508]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lepidopus caudatus (Euphrasen, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [645]

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

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