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Black King Fish
Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Rachycentridae - cobias »  genus Rachycentron

Scientific synonyms

Gasterosteus canadus Linnaeus, 1766
Rachycentrum canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
Rachycentron canadus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Rachycentrodon canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
Rachicentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
Elacate canada (Linnaeus, 1766)
Elacate atlantica Cuvier, 1832
Elacate bivittata Cuvier, 1832
Thynnus canadensis Gronow, 1854
Elacate falcipinnis Gosse, 1851

Other names

= Black Kingfish
= Black Salmon
= Butterfish
= Cabio
= Cobia
= Cod
= Crabeater
= Cubby Yew
= Kingfish
= Prodigal Son
= Runner

Least Concern

Images

Rachycentron canadum - Black King Fish

Author: Brian O'Hanlon, Joe Ayvazian

Rachycentron canadum - Black King Fish

Author: Pavel Zuber

Rachycentron canadum - Black King Fish

Author: Pavel Zuber

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [3542]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/22958]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [190190]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
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 Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019

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