Taxon profile


African Lookdown
Selene dorsalis (Gill, 1863)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Carangidae - jacks, amberjacks, pompanos »  genus Selene

Scientific synonyms

Argyreiosus setipinnis (non Mitchill, 1815)
Selene gibbiceps Gilchrist, 1914
Selene goreensis (Guichenot, 1866)
Selene setipinnis (non Mitchill, 1815)
Vomer brownii (non Agassiz, 1831)
Vomer dorsalis Gill, 1863
Vomer gabonensis Guichenot, 1866
Vomer gibbiceps (Gilchrist, 1914)
Vomer goreensis Guichenot, 1866
Vomer senegalensis Guichenot, 1866

Other names

= African Moonfish
= Atlantic Moonfish
= Bluntnose
= Guinean Moonfish
= Hair-finned Silverfish
= Lookdown Fish
= Pampano
= Pomp

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [379]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/24614]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Selene dorsalis (Gill, 1863)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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