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Opisthopterus macrops

(Günther 1867)

Opisthopterus macrops was originally described as Pristigaster macrops by Günther in 1867. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae and subfamily Pristigasterinae. It is commonly known as Bigeyed longfin herring and is known Poisson à grand oeil in France, Arenquilla ojón in Spain, Bigeyed longfin herring in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   macrops
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1867
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Pristigasterinae Pristigasterinae
Genus   Opisthopterus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Subfamily   Pristigasterinae
Genus   Opisthopterus
Original Name   Pristigaster        
Taxon Name   macrops
Original Combination   Pristigaster macrops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pristigaster macrops
OriginalSubGenus   Pristigaster
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1867
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pristigasterinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Panama.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   BMNH 1864.1.26.345
Page   603

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Opisthopterus macrops
Current Species   macrops
Current Genus Opisthopterus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1867
Current Family Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily
Pristigasterinae Pristigasterinae

Habitat pelagic        
Water Salt water
Distribution Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Opisthopterus macrops  (Günther 1867). Pristigasteridae.
Name History   • Valid as Opisthopterus macrops  (Günther 1867) -- (Whitehead 1985:293 [ref. 5141], Bussing & López S. 1994:48 [ref. 23101], Whitehead & Rodriguez-Sánchez in Fischer et al. 1995:1417 [ref. 22830]).

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argenteus Opisthopterus argenteus (Günther [A.] 1867)Synonym
dovi Opisthopterus dovi (Günther [A.] 1868)Spelling
dovii Opisthopterus dovii (Günther [A.] 1868)Valid
effulgens Opisthopterus effulgens (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Valid
elongata Opisthopterus elongata (Swainson [W.] 1838)Synonym
equatorialis Opisthopterus equatorialis Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Valid
equitorialis Opisthopterus equitorialis Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Spelling
indicus Opisthopterus indicus (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
macrognathus Opisthopterus macrognathus Bleeker [P.] 1866Synonym
tardoore Opisthopterus tardoore (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Valid
tartoor Opisthopterus tartoor (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
tartur Opisthopterus tartur Zugmayer [E.] 1913Not available
valenciennesi Opisthopterus valenciennesi Bleeker [P.] 1872Valid
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