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Megalops cyprinoides

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lexID:
9563 
AphiaID:
212253 
Scientific:
Megalops cyprinoides 
German:
Pazifischer Tarpun 
English:
Indo-Pacific Tarpon 
Category:
Övriga fiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Elopiformes (Order) > Megalopidae (Family) > Megalops (Genus) > cyprinoides (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Broussonet, ), 1782 
Occurrence:
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Myanmar, Eritrea, Cambodia, Réunion , Gulf of Oman / Oman, Caroline Island, Somalia, Tansania, Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Sudan, India, Quatar, Yemen, Mozambique, Pakistan, the Society Islands, Kuwait, Northern Mariana Islands, Amerikanska Samoa, Andamanska Havet, Arafurahavet, Australien, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerna, Franska Polynesien, Guam, Indiska Oceanen, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Kina, Korea, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Maldiverna, Mauritius, Mikronesien, Nya Kaledonien, Palau, Papua Nya Guinea, Persiska viken, Röda Havet, Samoa, Seychellerna , Sri Lanka, Sydafrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
0 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 45.5cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
insekter, Mysis, Räkor, ryggradslösa djur, Skaldjur, Småfisk 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-03-25 17:22:56 

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(Broussonet, 1782)

Synonyme:
Brisbania staigeri Castelnau, 1878
Clupea cyprinoides Broussonet, 1782
Clupea thrissoides Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Cyprinodon cundinga Hamilton, 1822
Elops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822)
Elops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Magalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Megalops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822)
Megalops curtifilis Richardson, 1846
Megalops cyoprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)
Megalops filamentosus Lacepède, 1803
Megalops indicus Valenciennes, 1847
Megalops macrophthalmus Bleeker, 1851
Megalops macropterus Bleeker, 1866
Megalops oligolepis Bleeker, 1866
Megalops setipinnis Richardson, 1843

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Elopiformes (Order) > Megalopidae (Family) > Megalops (Genus) > Megalops cyprinoides (Species)

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