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Mesopristes elongatus

(Guichenot 1866)

Mesopristes elongatus was originally described as Datnia elongatus by Guichenot in 1866. It belongs to the family Terapontidae. It is commonly known as Plain terapon and is known Peixe-zebra liso in Mozambique, Violon franc in France, Baraonga in Spain, Plain terapon in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
AuthorNI   Guichenot
Qualification   ---
Year   1866
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Terapontidae
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Genus   Mesopristes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Terapontidae
Genus   Mesopristes
Original Name   Datnia        
Taxon Name   elongata
Original Combination   Datnia elongata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Datnia elongata
OriginalSubGenus   Datnia
Original Author   Guichenot
Original AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1866
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Madagascar.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:87 [ref. 12478].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-4170
Page   133

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Datnia elongata
Current Species elongata
Current Genus Datnia
Current AuthorWI Guichenot [A.]
Current AuthorNI Guichenot
Current Year 1866
Current Family Terapontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water

Current Summary   Valid as Mesopristes elongatus  (Guichenot 1866). Terapontidae.
Name History   •Valid as Mesopristes elongatus (Guichenot 1866) -- (Vari 1978:276 [ref. 4514], Daget & Smith 1986:304 [ref. 6204], Vari 1992:1 [ref. 19770], Poll & Gosse 1995:117 [ref. 24781], Reinthal & Stiassny 1997:354 [ref. 22780], Yoshino et al. 2002:238 [ref. 26332], Maeda et al. 2011:45 [ref. 32004], Fricke et al. 2018:244 [ref. 35805]).

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acutirostris Mesopristes acutirostris (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
argentea Mesopristes argentea (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)Synonym
argenteus Mesopristes argenteus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)Valid
cancellatoides Mesopristes cancellatoides (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
cancellatus Mesopristes cancellatus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)Valid
chalybaeus Mesopristes chalybaeus (Macleay [W.] 1883)Synonym
interruptus Mesopristes interruptus (Macleay [W.] 1883)Synonym
iravi Datnia iravi (Yoshino [T.], Yoshigou [H.] & Senou [H.] 2002)Synonym
iravi Mesopristes iravi Yoshino [T.], Yoshigou [H.] & Senou [H.] 2002Valid
jenkinsi Mesopristes jenkinsi Whitley [G. P.] 1945Synonym
kneri Mesopristes kneri (Bleeker [P.] 1876)Valid
lambertoni Mesopristes lambertoni (Fowler [H. W.] 1923)Synonym
macracanthus Mesopristes macracanthus Bleeker [P.] 1873Synonym
maculatus Mesopristes maculatus (Kendall [W. C.] & Goldsborough [E. L.] 1911)Synonym
nasutus Mesopristes nasutus (Macleay [W.] 1883)Synonym
obtusirostris Mesopristes obtusirostris (Guichenot [A.] 1866)Synonym
rosenbergii Mesopristes rosenbergii (Bleeker [P.] 1860)Synonym
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