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Alepes melanoptera

(Swainson 1839)

Alepes melanoptera was originally described as Trachinus (Alepes) melanoptera by Swainson in 1839. It belongs to the family Carangidae. It is commonly known as Blackfin scad but has many other common names such as Shortfin scad in USA, Seguro-mabuta-aji in Japan, Layaw in Philippines, Jinnes in Bahrain, Selar aile noire in France. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   melanoptera
AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
AuthorNI   Swainson
Qualification   ---
Year   1839
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Carangiformes Carangiformes
Family   Carangidae
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Genus   Alepes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Carangiformes
Family   Carangidae
Genus   Alepes
Original Name   Trachinus (Alepes)        
Taxon Name   melanoptera
Original Combination   Trachinus (Alepes) melanoptera
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Trachinus (Alepes) melanoptera
OriginalSubGenus   Trachinus
Original Author   Swainson
Original AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1839
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Vizagapatam, India.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   248

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Alepes melanoptera
Current Species melanoptera
Current Genus Alepes
Current AuthorWI Swainson [W.]
Current AuthorNI Swainson
Current Year 1839
Current Family Carangidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Alepes melanoptera  (Swainson 1839). Carangidae.
Name History   •Valid as Trachinus melanoptera Swainson 1839 -- (Kyushin et al. 1982:212 [ref. 19754]). •Valid as Alepes melanoptera (Swainson 1839) -- (Randall 1995:174 [ref. 22896], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:421 [ref. 27969], Carpenter et al. 1997:156 [ref. 23922], Smith-Vaniz 1999:2689 [ref. 24833], Smith-Vaniz in Randall & Lim 2000:615 [ref. 25122], Allen & Adrim 2003:37 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S107 [ref. 27377], Springer & Smith-Vaniz 2008:29 [ref. 31826], Kimura 2009:117 [ref. 30425], Yoshida et al. 2013:116 [ref. 34464], Psomadakis et al. 2015:216 [ref. 34104], Motomura et al. 2017:105 [ref. 35490], Ali et al. 2018:322 [ref. 36183], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2018:127 [ref. 36460], Eagderi et al. 2019:46 [ref. 37020], Psomadakis et al. 2020:417 [ref. 37272]).

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apercna Alepes apercna Grant [E. M.] (ex Smith-Vaniz) 1987Valid
bicolor Alepes bicolor (Günther [A.] 1860)Synonym
brevis Alepes brevis (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
calla Alepes calla (Günther [A.] 1860)Synonym
djedaba Alepes djedaba (Fabricius [J. C.] 1775)Valid
glabra Alepes glabra Fowler [H. W.] 1904Synonym
kalla Alepes kalla (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833)Synonym
kleinii Alepes kleinii (Bloch [M. E.] 1793)Valid
kuhlii Alepes kuhlii (Bleeker [P.] 1851)In family
macrurus Alepes macrurus (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
malam Alepes malam (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
marginatus Alepes marginatus (Bleeker [P.] 1862)Synonym
mate Alepes mate (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833)Synonym
microbrachium Alepes microbrachium (Fowler [H. W.] 1934)Synonym
nigripinnis Alepes nigripinnis (Day [F.] 1876)Synonym
para Alepes para (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833)Synonym
pectoralis Alepes pectoralis (Chu [Y.-T.] & Cheng [W.-L.] 1958)Synonym
scitula Alepes scitula Fowler [H. W.] 1904Synonym
vari Alepes vari (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833)Valid
xanthurus Alepes xanthurus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833)No types known
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