Taxon profile


Albula vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Albuliformes »  family Albulidae - bonefishes »  genus Albula

Scientific synonyms

Albula conorynchus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Albula parrae Valenciennes, 1847
Albula plumieri Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Albula rostrata Gray, 1854
Amia immaculata Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Butyrinus bananus Lacépède, 1803
Clupea brasiliensis Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Clupea macrocephala Lacépède, 1803
Engraulis bahiensis Spix, 1829
Engraulis sericus Spix, 1829

Other names

= Banana Fish
= Bananafish
= Bonefish
= Indo-pacific Bonefish
= Lady Fish
= Ladyfish
= Long-finned Eel
= Round Jaw
= Roundjaw Bonefish
= Tarpon
= Tenny

Near Threatened


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/539]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Albula vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [228]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
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 Albula vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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