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Osmerus eperlanus

(Linnaeus 1758)

Osmerus eperlanus was originally described as Salmo eperlanus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Osmeridae. It is commonly known as European smelt but has many other common names such as European smelt in USA (contiguous states), Kyûrino in Japan, Smelt in Denmark, Kuore in Finland, Éperlan in France, Eperlan in France. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Northern Atlantic (including Baltic Sea, North Sea); Europe.
Species   eperlanus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Osmeriformes Osmeriformes
Family   Osmeridae
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Genus   Osmerus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Osmeriformes
Family   Osmeridae
Genus   Osmerus
Original Name   Salmo        
Taxon Name   eperlanus
Original Combination   Salmo eperlanus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Salmo eperlanus
OriginalSubGenus   Salmo
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Europe.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Wheeler 1985:29 [ref. 20705].
Primary Code   ---
Page   310

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Osmerus eperlanus
Current Species   eperlanus
Current Genus Osmerus
Current AuthorWI Cope [E. D.]
Current AuthorNI   Cope
Current Year   1758
Current Family Osmeridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat pelagic        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Distribution Northern Atlantic (including Baltic Sea, North Sea); Europe.

Current Summary   Valid as Osmerus eperlanus  (Linnaeus 1758). Osmeridae.
Name History   • Valid as Osmerus eperlanus  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Berg 1948:441 [ref. 12882], McAllister 1963:21 [ref. 8075], Kljukanov & McAllister 1973:158 [ref. 7178], McAllister in Whitehead et al. 1984:401 [ref. 13675], Lelek 1987:130 [ref. 22962], Chereshnev 1996:602 [ref. 24659], Kottelat 1997:96 [ref. 22952], Reshetnikov et al. 1997:733 [ref. 24702], Dorofeeva 1998:51 [ref. 23573], Scott & Crossman 1998:312 [ref. 24570], Bogutskaya et al. 2001:45 [ref. 26178], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:129 [ref. 28183], Fricke 2007:26 [ref. 30577], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:348 [ref. 29996], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:118 [ref. 31212]).

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abbottii Osmerus abbottii Cope [E. D.] 1870Synonym
albatrossis Osmerus albatrossis Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898Synonym
albidus Osmerus albidus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
attenuatus Osmerus attenuatus Lockington [W. N.] 1880Synonym
dentex Osmerus dentex Steindachner [F.] & Kner [R.] 1870Valid
dvinensis Osmerus dvinensis Smitt [F. A.] 1883Synonym
elongatus Osmerus elongatus Ayres [W. O.] 1854Synonym
eperlanomarinus Osmerus eperlanomarinus (Bloch [M. E.] 1782)Synonym
eperlanus dentex Osmerus eperlanus dentex Steindachner [F.] & Kner [R.] 1870Synonym
eperlanus dentex jenisseensis Osmerus eperlanus dentex jenisseensis Petrov [V. V.] 1925Not available
eperlanus dentex kaninensis Osmerus eperlanus dentex kaninensis Petrov [V. V.] 1927Not available
eperlanus eperlanus ladogensis Osmerus eperlanus eperlanus ladogensis Berg [L. S.] 1932Not available
eperlanus eperlanus pjaoseri Osmerus eperlanus eperlanus pjaoseri Melyantsev [V. G.] 1946Not available
eperlanus schonfoldi Osmerus eperlanus schonfoldi McAllister [D. E.] in Whitehead et al. 1984Synonym
eperlanus spirinchus Osmerus eperlanus spirinchus Pallas [P. S.] 1814Synonym
fasciatus Osmerus fasciatus Risso [A.] 1810Synonym
hebridicus Osmerus hebridicus Yarrell [W.] 1839Synonym
japonicus Osmerus japonicus Brevoort [J. C.] 1856Synonym
jenisseensis Osmerus jenisseensis Petrov [V. V.] 1925Not available
kaninensis Osmerus kaninensis Petrov [V. V.] 1927Not available
ladogensis Osmerus ladogensis Berg [L. S.] 1932Not available
lanceolatus Osmerus lanceolatus Hikita [T.] 1913Synonym
lemniscatus Osmerus lemniscatus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
microdon Osmerus microdon Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1848Synonym
mordax Osmerus mordax (Mitchill [S. L.] 1814)Valid
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