Taxon profile


Japanese Threadfin Bream
Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Nemipteridae - threadfin breams and spinycheeks »  genus Nemipterus

Scientific synonyms

Sparus japonicus Bloch, 1791
Nemipterus japonica (Bloch, 1791)
Synagris japonicus (Bloch, 1791)
Dentex blochii Bleeker, 1851
Cantharus filamentosus Rüppell, 1829
Heterognathodon flaviventris Steindachner, 1866
Synagris flavolinea Fowler, 1931
Synagris grammicus Day, 1865
Coryphaena lutea Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Nemipterus luteus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Other names

= Melon Coat


Nemipterus japonicus - Japanese Threadfin Bream

Author: Michael Kesl

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4559]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/17494]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Plíštil J., Novák J. (2011): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 7. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ropušnicotvaří (Scorpaeniformes) – ostnoploutví (Perciformes) – Percoidei], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 148 str. [as Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791)]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019

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