Taxon profile


Cape Moonfish
Monodactylus falciformis Lacépède, 1801

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Monodactylidae - moonies »  genus Monodactylus

Scientific synonyms

Psettus commersonii Cuvier, 1831
Psettus falciformis (Lacépède, 1801)
Psettus orbicularis Guichenot, 1866
Stromatoidea layardi Castelnau, 1861

Other names

= Cape Moonie
= Cape Moony


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/16659]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Monodactylus falciformis Lacepède, 1801]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [7858]

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

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