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Opisthopterus valenciennesi


Opisthopterus valenciennesi was originally described as Opisthopterus valenciennesi by Bleeker in 1872. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae and subfamily Pristigasterinae. It is commonly known as Slender tardoor and is known Slender tardoor in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Western Pacific.
Species   valenciennesi
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1872
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   Opisthopterus        
Taxon Name   valenciennesi
Original Combination   Opisthopterus valenciennesi
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Opisthopterus valenciennesi
OriginalSubGenus   Opisthopterus
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1872
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pristigasterinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Jakarta, Java, Indonesia; Singapore.
Types   Paraectotypes: RMNH 7124 (5).
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   BMNH 1865.9.24.1
Journal   Atlas Ichthyol. v. 6
Page   124

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Opisthopterus valenciennesi
Current Species   valenciennesi
Current Genus Opisthopterus
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1872
Current Family Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily
Pristigasterinae Pristigasterinae

Habitat pelagic        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Habitat Notes Found along shores and in estuaries. Probably similar to @O. tardoore@, but more specimens and data needed.
Distribution Western Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Opisthopterus valenciennesi  Bleeker 1872. Pristigasteridae.
Name History   • Valid as Opisthopterus valenciennesi  Bleeker 1872 -- (Whitehead 1985:296 [ref. 5141], Kottelat et al. 1993:19 [ref. 23448], Munroe et al. 1999:1768 [ref. 24728], Munroe & Nizinski in Randall & Lim 2000:588 [ref. 25122], Zhang 2001:118 [ref. 26586] as valenciennes, Kottelat 2013:51 [ref. 32989]).

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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
macrops Opisthopterus macrops (Günther [A.] 1867)Valid
tardoore Opisthopterus tardoore (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Valid
tartoor Opisthopterus tartoor (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
tartur Opisthopterus tartur Zugmayer [E.] 1913Not available
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