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Elops Linnaeus, 1766

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Elopiformes »  family Elopidae - tenpounders and ladyfishes

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Elops affinis Regan, 1909 - Pacific Ladyfish
species Elops hawaiensis Regan, 1909 - Giant Herring

Elops hawaiensis

species Elops lacerta Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1847 - Atlantic Ladyfish
species Elops machnata (Forsskål, 1775) - Big-eye Giant Herring
species Elops saurus Linnaeus, 1766 - Bonefish

Elops saurus

species Elops senegalensis Regan, 1909 - Ladyfish
species Elops smithi McBride, Rocha, Ruiz-Carus & Bowen, 2010

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/1328]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Elops Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [d5423346-f361-4665-9655-c46761042f92]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Elops Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015

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