Taxon profile


Beaked Galjoen
Oplegnathus conwayi Heemstra, 1986

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Oplegnathidae - knifejaws »  genus Oplegnathus

Scientific synonyms

Hoplegnathus algoensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1916
Hoplegnathus conwayi (Richardson, 1840)
Ichthyorhamphus pappei Castelnau, 1861
Oplegnathus conwaii Richardson, 1840

Other names

= Black Parrotfish
= Cape Knifefish
= Cape Knifejaw


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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5515]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/32415]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Oplegnathus conwayi Richardson, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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