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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

Brisbania staigeri Castelnau, 1878
Clupea cyprinoides Broussonet, 1782
Clupea thrissoides Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Cyprinodon cundinga Hamilton, 1822
Elops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822)
Elops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Magalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Megalops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822)
Megalops curtifilis Richardson, 1846
Megalops filamentosus Lacépède, 1803

Other names

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

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

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 Australian Faunal Directory [e85abec2-ae2d-407b-89c8-c964faefb3cc]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [227]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [166868]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)]
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 Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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