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Indo-Pacific tarpon, Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Elopiformes (Tenpounders) Family: Megalopidae (Tarpons) Genus: Megalops Species: M. cyprinoides

Synonyms 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) Megalops cundinga (Hamilton, 1822) Megalops curtifilis Richardson, 1846 Megalops filamentosus Lacepède, 1803 Megalops indicus Valenciennes, 1847 Megalops macrophthalmus Bleeker, 1851 Megalops macropterus Bleeker, 1866 Megalops oligolepis …read more