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Taxon profile

family

tenpounders and ladyfishes
Elopidae J. Richardson, 1848

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Elopiformes

Scientific synonyms

Elopsidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

genus Elops Linnaeus, 1766
genus Protelops Laube, 1885
genus Rhacolepis Agassiz, 1843

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [b6ef72a4-bfd1-46e5-bd11-59c1de026954]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Elopidae]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Elopidae J. Richardson, 1848]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 11 May 2007]

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Explanations

extinct taxon