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Family
Elopidae

Genus
Tarpon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
08-Nov-2013

Tarpon atlanticus (Valenciennes, 1847)

Sábalo; Tarpon.


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Original description as Megalops atlanticus:

  • Cuvier, Georges & A. Valenciennes. 1846. "Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome dix-huitième. Suite du livre dix-huitième. Cyprinoïdes. Livre dix-neuvième. Des Ésoces ou Lucioïdes". Histoire naturelle des poissons. v. 18, pp. 1-505 (ffm00015)

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Conservation: Tarpon atlanticus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.