Taxon profile


Atlantic Thread Herring
Opisthonema oglinum (Lesueur, 1818)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Clupeiformes »  family Clupeidae - herrings, shads, sardines and allies »  genus Opisthonema

Scientific synonyms

Alausa striata Valenciennes, 1847
Chatoessus eumorphus Gosse, 1851
Chatoessus signifer DeKay, 1842
Megalops notata Lesueur, 1818
Megalops oglina Lesueur, 1818
Meletta thrissa Valenciennes, 1847
Ophisthonema oglinum (Lesueur, 1818)
Ophistonema oglinum (Lesueur, 1818)
Opisthonema captivai Rivas, 1972
Opisthonema oglunum (Lesueur, 1818)

Other names

= Bermuda Herring
= Hairy Back
= Harryback

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/18673]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Opisthonema oglinum (Lesueur, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1486]

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 Opisthonema oglinum (Le Sueur, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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