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Opisthopterus equatorialis

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Opisthopterus equatorialis was originally described as Opisthopterus equatorialis by Hildebrand in 1946. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae. It is commonly known as Equatorial longfin herring but has many other common names such as Poisson-papier navaja in France, Arenquillo navaja in Nicaragua, Sardinela in Peru, Arenquillo navaja in Spain, Equatorial longfin herring in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   equatorialis
AuthorWI   Hildebrand [S. F.]
AuthorNI   Hildebrand
Qualification   ---
Year   1946
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Opisthopterus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Genus   Opisthopterus
Original Name   Opisthopterus        
Taxon Name   equatorialis
Original Combination   Opisthopterus equatorialis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Opisthopterus equatorialis
OriginalSubGenus   Opisthopterus
Original Author   Hildebrand
Original AuthorWI   Hildebrand [S. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1946
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Puerto Pizarro, Peru, 3°29'S, 80°26'W.
Types   Paratypes: USNM 127808 (4), Gov't of Peru (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 127807
Journal   Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   No. 189
Page   93
Illustrations   Fig. 18

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Opisthopterus equatorialis
Current Species   equatorialis
Current Genus Opisthopterus
Current AuthorWI Hildebrand [S. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Hildebrand
Current Year   1946
Current Family Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Habitat Notes Occurs in coastal waters, perhaps entering water of lowered salinity. More data needed.
   

Current Summary   Valid as Opisthopterus equatorialis  Hildebrand 1946. Pristigasteridae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Opisthopterus equatorialis Hildebrand 1946 -- (Whitehead 1985:292 [ref. 5141], Bussing & López S. 1994:48 [ref. 23101], Whitehead & Rodriguez-Sánchez in Fischer et al. 1995:1417 [ref. 22830] as equitorialis, Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:141 [ref. 24555], González-Murcia et al. 2019:290 [ref. 36544]).

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argenteus Opisthopterus argenteus (Günther [A.] 1867)Synonym
dovi Opisthopterus dovi (Günther [A.] 1868)Synonym
dovii Opisthopterus dovii (Günther [A.] 1868)Valid
effulgens Opisthopterus effulgens (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Valid
elongata Opisthopterus elongata (Swainson [W.] 1838)Synonym
equitorialis Opisthopterus equitorialis Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Synonym
macrognathus Opisthopterus macrognathus Bleeker [P.] 1866Synonym
macrops Opisthopterus macrops (Günther [A.] 1867)Valid
tardoore Opisthopterus tardoore (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Valid
tartur Opisthopterus tartur Zugmayer [E.] 1913Synonym
valenciennesi Opisthopterus valenciennesi Bleeker [P.] 1872Valid
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