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Tarpon
Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1847

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

Scientific synonyms

Megalops atlantica Valenciennes, 1847
Tarpon atlanticus
Megalops elongatus Girard, 1859
Clupea gigantea Shaw, 1804
Megalops giganteus (Shaw, 1804)
Megalops thrissoides (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Vulnerable

Images

Megalops atlanticus - Tarpon

Author: Lukáš Jurek

Megalops atlanticus - Tarpon

Author: Lukáš Jurek

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1079]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15996]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [191823]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
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 atlanticus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1847)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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