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Ilisha megaloptera

(Swainson 1838)

Ilisha megaloptera was originally described as Clupea (Platygaster) megaloptera by Swainson in 1838. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae. It is commonly known as Bigeye ilisha but has many other common names such as Ome hira in Japan, Bigeye ilisha in India, Trey phneik thom in Cambodia, Alose à gros yeux in France, Kapak in Malaysia, Beliak mata in Malaysia. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water.
Species   megaloptera
AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
AuthorNI   Swainson
Qualification   ---
Year   1838
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
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Genus   Ilisha
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Genus   Ilisha
Original Name   Clupea (Platygaster)        
Taxon Name   megalopterus
Original Combination   Clupea (Platygaster) megalopterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Clupea (Platygaster) megalopterus
OriginalSubGenus   Clupea
Original Author   Swainson
Original AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1839
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Coromandel Coast, India (original locality: Vizagapatham, India).
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   MNHN 3708
Page   294

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species ---
Current Genus ---
Current AuthorWI Swainson [W.]
Current AuthorNI Swainson
Current Year 1838
Current Family Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish, marine.        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Ilisha megaloptera  (Swainson 1838). Pristigasteridae.
Name History   •Valid as Ilisha megaloptera (Swainson 1838) -- (Seshagiri Rao 1977:73 [ref. 21670], Kyushin et al. 1982:29 [ref. 19754], Whitehead 1985:270 [ref. 5141], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:119 [ref. 20764], Kottelat et al. 1993:19 [ref. 23448], Rainboth 1996:63 [ref. 22772], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:120 [ref. 27969], Munroe et al. 1999:1763 [ref. 24728], Munroe & Nizinski in Randall & Lim 2000:587 [ref. 25122], Zhang 2001:112 [ref. 26586], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S96 [ref. 27377], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:21 [ref. 27712], Ataur Rahman 2003:277 [ref. 31338], Kottelat 2013:50 [ref. 32989], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2015:13 [ref. 34319], Psomadakis et al. 2015:161 [ref. 34104], Ali et al. 2018:311 [ref. 36183], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2018:47 [ref. 36460], Suresh et al. 2018:89 [ref. 36495], Eagderi et al. 2019:31 [ref. 37020], Psomadakis et al. 2020:303 [ref. 37272]).

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abnormis Ilisha abnormis Richardson [J.] (ex Gray) 1846Synonym
affinis Ilisha affinis (Gray [J. E.] 1830)Synonym
africana Ilisha africana (Bloch [M. E.] 1795)Valid
amazonica Ilisha amazonica (Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1920)Valid
amblyuroptera Ilisha amblyuroptera (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
amblyuropterus Ilisha amblyuropterus (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
apapae Ilisha apapae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1948Synonym
argentata Ilisha argentata Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1923Synonym
bleekeri Ilisha bleekeri Bertin [L.] 1941Synonym
brachysoma Ilisha brachysoma (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
caribbaea Ilisha caribbaea Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1923Synonym
caribbea Ilisha caribbea Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1923Synonym
chinensis Ilisha chinensis (Basilewsky [S.] 1855)Synonym
compressa Ilisha compressa Randall [J. E.] 1994Valid
deauratus Ilisha deauratus Nakashima [S.] 1941Synonym
desuratus Ilisha desuratus Nakashima [S.] 1941Synonym
ditchoa Ilisha ditchoa (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
dolloi Ilisha dolloi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1902)Synonym
dussumieri Ilisha dussumieri (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
elongata Ilisha elongata (Anonymous [Bennett [E. T.]] 1830)Valid
filigera Ilisha filigera (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Valid
fuerthii Ilisha fuerthii (Steindachner [F.] 1875)Valid
furthi Ilisha furthi (Steindachner [F.] 1875)Synonym
furthii Ilisha furthii (Steindachner [F.] 1875)Synonym
gabonica Ilisha gabonica (Duméril [A. H. A.] 1861)Synonym
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