Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Anatomy : Greenwood, 1970 b .
  • Current distribution known : from the east coast of Africa to Australia and Polynesia .
  • Habitat : often found in fresh water near the coast, or ascending rivers .
  • Size : 350 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Brisbania staigeri Castelnau (de), 1878: 241, pl. 3. Type locality: "Upper part of the Brisbane River". Type apparently not preserved.
    • Clupea cyprinoides Broussonet, 1782: pl. 9. Type locality: "in aqua dulci stagnante in insula Tanna Oceani Pacifici", New Hebrides. Description and figure based on Forster's specimens only (see Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1846: 385). Type(s) lost.
    • Clupea thrissoides (part.) Schneider in Bloch & Schneider, 1801: 424. Type locality: "habitat in mari Atlantico et Pacifico". A substitute for Clupea cyprinoides.
    • Cyprinodon cundinga Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822: 254, 283. Type locality: "salt water estuaries of Ganges River". No type.
    • Megalops curtifilis Richardson, 1846: 310. Type locality: "Chinese Seas". Described from a Reeves's drawing.
    • Megalops filamentosus Lacépède, 1803: 289, pl. 13, fig. 3. Type locality: "environs du fort Dauphin de l'isle de Madagascar". No type.
    • Megalops indicus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1846: 388, pl. 576. Type locality: "Grand Océan Indien". Syntypes MNHN n° 3594 to 3597, 3601 to 3606 and 4596 to 4597.
    • Megalops macrophthalmus Bleeker, 1851 c: 421. Type locality: "Batavia, in mari et fluviis". Holotype BMNH n° 1867.11.28: 68, paratype RMNH n° 7136.
    • Megalops macropterus Bleeker, 1866: 284, pl. 273, fig. 2. Type locality: "Java, Sumatra, Singapore, Bintang, Celebes, Amboina". Lectotype BMNH n° 1867.11.28: 69 (selected by Whitehead et al., 1966); paralectotypes (3) RMNH n° 7134.
    • Megalops oligolepis Bleeker, 1866: 292. Type locality: probably Penang. Type(s) lost.
    • Megalops setipinnis Richardson, 1843: 493. Type locality: "brackish lagoons, Port Essington", Australia. Syntypes BMNH n° 1964.11.6: 14 (skin).