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Megalops cyprinoides

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lexID:
9563 
Scientific:
Megalops cyprinoides 
German:
Pazifischer Tarpun 
English:
Indo-Pacific tarpon 
Category:
Poissons Divers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Elopiformes (Order) > Megalopidae (Family) > Megalops (Genus) > cyprinoides (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Broussonet, ), 1782 
Occurrence:
Myanmar, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Eritrea, Cambodia, Timor, Caroline Island, Djibouti, Sudan, Quatar, Mozambique, Yemen, Pakistan, the Society Islands, Kuwait, Northern Mariana Islands, Afrique du Sud, Arabie-saudite, Australie, Bahreïn, Bangladesh, Chine, Corée, Egypte, Fidji, golfe persique, île de Guam, île Maurice, Inde, Indonésie, Japon, Kenya, La Réunion, Madagascar, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer d'Adaman, Mer d’Arafura, Mer Rouge, Micronésie, Nouvelle Calédonie, Océan Indien, Oman, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Polynésie Française, Samoa, Samoa américaines, Seychelles, Somalie, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansanie, Thaïlande, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Size:
bis zu 45.5cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
crevettes, crustacés, insectes, Invertébrés, mysis, poissons (petits poissons) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
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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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