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Coryphaena equiselis


Coryphaena equiselis was originally described as Coryphaena equiselis by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Coryphaenidae. It is commonly known as Pompano dolphinfish but has many other common names such as Pompano mahi mahi in Australia, pompano dolphinfish in USA, Ebisu-shiira in Japan, Pompano dolphinfish in Papua New Guinea, Small dolphin in Philippines. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   equiselis
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Carangiformes Carangiformes
Family   Coryphaenidae
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Genus   Coryphaena
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Carangiformes
Family   Coryphaenidae
Genus   Coryphaena
Original Name   Coryphaena        
Taxon Name   equiselis
Original Combination   Coryphaena equiselis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Coryphaena equiselis
OriginalSubGenus   Coryphaena
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Pelagic in open seas.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Systema Nat. ed. 10
Citation   v. 1
Page   261

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Coryphaena equiselis
Current Species equiselis
Current Genus Coryphaena
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI Linnaeus
Current Year 1758
Current Family Coryphaenidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Primarily in oceanic waters but may also enter coastal waters (Ref. 9293). Usually forms schools. Follows boats and may be found under floating objects (Ref. 9293). Feeds on small fishes and squid (Ref. 9293). Also captured with troll lines (Ref. 9293). Marketed fresh and considered an excellent food fish (Ref. 5288).

Current Summary   Valid as Coryphaena equiselis  Linnaeus 1758. Coryphaenidae.
Name History   •Valid as Coryphaena equisetis Linnaeus 1758 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:165 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:135 [ref. 23239], Scott & Scott 1988:382 [ref. 25518], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:382 [ref. 24023], Gavrenkov 2001:562 [ref. 25620], Choi et al. 2003:325, 602 [ref. 26218]). •Valid as Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus 1758 -- (Gibbs & Collette 1959:118 [ref. 24433], Tortonese 1973:385 [ref. 7192], Kyushin et al. 1982:229 [ref. 19754], Nakamura in Okamura et al. 1982:231, 379 [ref. 8256], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:158 [ref. 6441], Collette in Whitehead et al. 1986:845 [ref. 13676], Smith 1986:661 [ref. 5712], Winterbottom et al. 1989:35 [ref. 13251], McAllister 1990:147 [ref. 14674], Tortonese 1990:757 [ref. 18658], Randall et al. 1990:168 [ref. 15987], Cervigón 1992:304 [ref. 23827], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:159 [ref. 25472], Collette in Fischer et al. 1995:1037 [ref. 22829], Randall 1995:171 [ref. 22896], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:113 [ref. 24545], Santos et al. 1997:85 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:86 [ref. 24952], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:334 [ref. 24555], Fricke 1999:257 [ref. 24106], Collette 1999:2657 [ref. 24785], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:233 [ref. 25013], Afonso et al. 1999:73 [ref. 25466], Nakabo 2000:790 [ref. 25086], Collette in Randall & Lim 2000:616 [ref. 25122], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:159 [ref. 27754], Hutchins 2001:33 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:790 [ref. 26001], Pujolar & Pla 2002:339 [ref. 26206], O'Toole 2002:617 [ref. 26411], Collette 2003:1424 [ref. 27087], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S108 [ref. 27377], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:79 [ref. 27192], Myers & Donaldson 2003:625 [ref. 27495], Parin 2003:S9 [ref. 28536], Nelson et al. 2004:140 [ref. 27807], Heemstra et al. 2004:3323 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:317 [ref. 28072], Mundy 2005:362 [ref. 28379], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:267 [ref. 28815], Vaske et al. 2005:77 [ref. 36155], Bray & Hoese 2006:1147 [ref. 29049], Wirtz et al. 2007:31 [ref. 30263], Springer & Smith-Vaniz 2008:29 [ref. 31826], Fricke et al. 2009:54 [ref. 30213], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:192 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:146 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:123 [ref. 32972], Larson et al. 2013:118 [ref. 32988], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:49 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:7 [ref. 33516], Parin et al. 2014:358 [ref. 33547], Psomadakis et al. 2015:232 [ref. 34104], Bañón et al. 2016:322 [ref. 34397], Collette in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2452 [ref. 34618], Fourriére et al. 2016:457 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:609 [ref. 34923], Nión et al. 2016:47 [ref. 35565] with author as (Linnaeus 1758), Motomura et al. 2017:103 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:178 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:87 [ref. 36273], Brown et al. 2019:166 [ref. 36444], Psomadakis et al. 2020:435 [ref. 37272]).

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acuta Coryphaena acuta Linnaeus [C.] 1766No types known
apus Coryphaena apus Brünnich [M. T.] 1783Synonym
argyrurus Coryphaena argyrurus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
aurata Coryphaena aurata Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Synonym
aurata Coryphaena aurata Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Synonym
azorica Coryphaena azorica Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
azurea Coryphaena azurea Lesson [R. P.] 1831Synonym
branchiostega Coryphaena branchiostega Linnaeus [C.] 1766Uncertain
brunneus Coryphaena brunneus (Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [W. F.] 1914)Synonym
chrysurus Coryphaena chrysurus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801Synonym
clypeata Coryphaena clypeata Linnaeus [C.] 1766No types known
coerulea Coryphaena coerulea Edwards [M.] in Catesby 1771Synonym
coerulea Coryphaena coerulea Bloch [M. E.] 1786Synonym
concolor Coryphaena concolor Poey [F.] 1876In family
cornide Coryphaena cornide Cabrera y Corro [A.], Pérez [L.] & Hänseler [F.] 1817Uncertain
cornuta Coryphaena cornuta Cabrera y Corro [A.], Pérez [L.] & Hänseler [F.] in Machado 1857Uncertain
dampieri Coryphaena dampieri Whitley [G. P.] 1939In family
dolfyn Coryphaena dolfyn Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
dorado Coryphaena dorado Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
elegans Coryphaena elegans Cuvier [G.] (ex Risso) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
equisetis Coryphaena equisetis Osbeck [P.] 1765Synonym
equisetis Coryphaena equisetis Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
fanphanus Coryphaena fanphanus Nardo [G. D.] (ex Chiereghini) 1847In family
fasciolata Coryphaena fasciolata Pallas [P. S.] 1770Synonym
galeata Coryphaena galeata Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801In family
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