Taxon profile


Donkey Fish
Equetus lanceolatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Sciaenidae - croakers and drums »  genus Equetus

Scientific synonyms

Chaetodon lanceolatus Linnaeus, 1758
Eques americanus Bloch, 1793

Other names

= Drum
= Equetus
= Jack-knifefish
= Jackknife Fish
= Jackknife-fish
= Jacknife Fish
= Lance-shaped Ribbonfish
= Lanceshaped Ribbonfish


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/8603]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Equetus lanceolatus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [3584]

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

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