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species

Big-eye Giant Herring
Elops machnata (Forsskål, 1775)

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

Scientific synonyms

Argentina machnata Forsskål, 1775
Elops capensis Smith, 1849
Elops indicus Swainson, 1839

Other names

= Australian Giant Herring
= Big-eye Herring
= Bony Fish
= Indo-pacific Tarpon
= Ladyfish
= Tempounder
= Ten Pounder
= Tenpounder

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/8165]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Elops machnata (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [3909dd50-7028-43d4-a68a-9ff0ebe6f331]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Elops machnata (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5512]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [172363]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Elops machnata (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Elops machnata (Forskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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