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

Cantharus filamentosus Rüppell, 1829
Coryphaena lutea Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Dentex blochii Bleeker, 1851
Dentex striatus Valenciennes, 1830
Dentex tambulus Valenciennes, 1830
Heterognathodon flaviventris Steindachner, 1866
Nemipterus japonica (Bloch, 1791)
Nemipterus luteus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Sparus japonicus Bloch, 1791
Synagris flavolinea Fowler, 1931

Other names

= Japanese Threadfin-bream
= Melon Coat


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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

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