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Micropogonias megalops

(Gilbert 1890)

Micropogonias megalops was originally described as Micropogon megalops by Gilbert in 1890. It belongs to the family Sciaenidae. It is commonly known as Bigeye croaker but has many other common names such as Gulf croaker in USA, Berrugata in Mexico, Tambour à grand oeil in France, Corvina ojo grande in Spain, Bigeye croaker in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert
Qualification   ---
Year   1890
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Acanthuriformes Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
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Genus   Micropogonias
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
Genus   Micropogonias
Original Name   Micropogon        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Micropogon megalops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Micropogon megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Micropogon
Original Author   Gilbert
Original AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1890
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Gulf of California, Mexico, 30°47'00"N, 113°13'00"W, Albatross station 3021, depth 14 fathoms.
Primary Code   ---
Page   64

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Micropogonias megalops
Current Species megalops
Current Genus Micropogonias
Current AuthorWI Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI Gilbert
Current Year 1890
Current Family Sciaenidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Micropogonias megalops  (Gilbert 1890). Sciaenidae.
Name History   •Valid as Micropogonias megalops (Gilbert 1890) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:163 [ref. 22193], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1480 [ref. 22830], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:368 [ref. 24550], Fuller et al. 1999:408 [ref. 25838], Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Minckley & Marsh 2009:302 [ref. 31114]). •Synonym of Micropogonias altipinnis (Günther 1864) -- (Sánchez-Pinedo et al. 2017:136 [ref. 35709]).

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altipinnis Micropogonias altipinnis (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
argenteus Micropogonias argenteus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
costatus Micropogonias costatus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1815)Synonym
croker Micropogonias croker (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Synonym
ectenes Micropogonias ectenes (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Valid
fasciatus Micropogonias fasciatus (de Buen [F.] 1961)Synonym
furnieri Micropogonias furnieri (Desmarest [A. G.] 1823)Valid
manni Micropogonias manni (Moreno [C.] 1970)Synonym
opercularis Micropogonias opercularis (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1825)Synonym
undulatus Micropogonias undulatus (Linnaeus [C.] 1766)Valid
woodwardi Micropogonias woodwardi (Fowler [H. W.] 1937)Synonym
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