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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 in USA (contiguous states) as Gulf croaker, in Mexico as Berrugata, in France as Tambour à grand oeil, in Spain as Corvina ojo grande, in United Kingdom as Bigeye croaker. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Honduras.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert
Qualification   ---
Year   1890
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuriformes
Family   Sciaenidae
Subfamily  
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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   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

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 benthopelagic        
Water Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Honduras.

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]).

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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)Valid
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)Valid
undulatus Micropogonias undulatus (Linnaeus [C.] 1766)Valid
woodwardi Micropogonias woodwardi (Fowler [H. W.] 1937)Synonym
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