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Atun
Thyrsites atun (Euphrasen, 1791)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Gempylidae - snake mackerels »  genus Thyrsites

Scientific synonyms

Scomber atun Euphrasen, 1791
Leionura atun (Euphrasen, 1791)
Thyrsites altivelis Richardson, 1839
Thyrsites chilensis Cuvier, 1832
Scomber dentatus Forster, 1801
Leionura atun dentatus (Forster, 1801)
Scomber dentex Forster, 1843
Scomber lanceolatus Cuvier, 1832
Scomber splendens Richardson, 1843

Other names

= Barracouta
= Barracuda
= Couta

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [489]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26812]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Thyrsites atun (Euphrasen, 1791)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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