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Bastard Mullet
Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Elopiformes »  family Megalopidae - tarpons »  genus Megalops

Scientific synonyms

Clupea cyprinoides Broussonet, 1782
Elops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Magalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Cyprinodon cundinga Hamilton, 1822
Megalops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822)
Elops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822)
Megalops curtifilis Richardson, 1846
Megalops filamentosus Lacépède, 1803
Megalops indicus Valenciennes, 1847
Megalops macrophthalmus Bleeker, 1851

Other names

= Bonefish
= Broussonet Tarpon
= Indo-pacific Tarpon
= Ox-eye Herring
= Oxeye
= Oxeye Herring
= Oxeye Tarpon
= Tarpon

Data Deficient

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [227]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15997]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [166868]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [e85abec2-ae2d-407b-89c8-c964faefb3cc]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
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 Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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