Taxon profile


Point-tailed Sunfish
Masturus lanceolatus (Liénard, 1840)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Molidae - molas or ocean sunfishes »  genus Masturus

Scientific synonyms

Masturus lanceolata (Liénard, 1840)
Mola lanceolata (Liénard, 1840)
Mola lanceolatus (Liénard, 1840)
Orthagoriscus lanceolatus Liénard, 1840
Pseudomola lassarati Cadenat, 1959

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15916]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Masturus lanceolatus (Liénard, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [10207]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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