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species

Horse Head
Branchiostegus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Malacanthidae - tilefishes »  genus Branchiostegus

Scientific synonyms

Brachiostegus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)
Coryphaena branchiostega Linnaeus, 1766
Coryphaena japonica Houttuyn, 1782
Coryphaenoides houttuynii Lacépède, 1802
Latilus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)
Latilus ruber Kishinouye, 1907

Other names

= Horse-head Fish
= Japanese Horsehead Fish
= Red Horsehead

IUCN category:Least Concern
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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/4192]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Branchiostegus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4593]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [155243]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Branchiostegus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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