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Valamugil buchanani

(Bleeker 1853)
  

Valamugil buchanani was originally described as Mugil buchanani by Bleeker in 1853. It belongs to the family Mugilidae. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Tropical Indo-West Pacific: eastern Africa to islands of Melanesia and Micronesia; shallow coastal waters and estuaries and entering creeks and rives.
Species   buchanani
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1853
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Mugiliformes Mugiliformes
Family   Mugilidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Valamugil
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Mugiliformes
Family   Mugilidae
Genus   Valamugil
Original Name   Mugil        
Taxon Name   buchanani
Original Combination   Mugil buchanani
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Mugil buchanani
OriginalSubGenus   Mugil
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1853
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Hooghly River, Calcutta, India.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 6383
Page   99

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Moolgarda buchanani
Current Species   buchanani
Current Genus Moolgarda
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1853
Current Family Mugilidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat pelagic        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution Tropical Indo-West Pacific: eastern Africa to islands of Melanesia and Micronesia; shallow coastal waters and estuaries and entering creeks and rives.

Current Summary   Synonym of Moolgarda buchanani  (Bleeker 1853). Mugilidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Valamugil buchanani  (Bleeker 1853) -- (Yoshino & Senou in Masuda et al. 1984:120 [ref. 6441], Smith & Smith 1986:719 [ref. 5717], Allen & Swainston 1988:110 [ref. 25477], Allen 1991:148 [ref. 21090], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:901 [ref. 20764], Kottelat et al. 1993:125 [ref. 23448], Krishnan & Mishra 1993:230 [ref. 24016], Thomson 1997:500 [ref. 23428], Allen 1997:176 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:364 [ref. 23967], Fricke 1999:361 [ref. 24106], Harrison & Senou 1999:2102 [ref. 24780], Hutchins 2001:38 [ref. 25847], Seegers et al. 2003:46 [ref. 28087], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:369 [ref. 28072], Hoese & Bray 2006:684 [ref. 29000], Allen et al. 2008:83 [ref. 30265], Larson et al. 2013:58 [ref. 32988]). • Synonym of Moolgarda cunnesius  (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Randall 1995:237 [ref. 22896]). • Synonym of Moolgarda pedaraki  (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Senou in Randall & Lim 2000:625 [ref. 25122]). • Possibly a synonym of Valamugil pedaraki  (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Carpenter et al. 1997:205 [ref. 23922]). • Valid as Moolgarda buchanani  (Bleeker 1854) -- (Fricke et al. 2011:369 [ref. 31242]). • Synonym of Moolgarda malabarca  (Shaw 1804) -- (Kottelat 2013:279 [ref. 32989]).

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axillaris Valamugil axillaris (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Synonym
cunnesius Valamugil cunnesius (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Synonym
delicata Valamugil delicata Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877Synonym
engeli Valamugil engeli (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Synonym
formosae Valamugil formosae (Oshima [M.] 1922)Synonym
georgii Valamugil georgii (Ogilby [J. D.] 1897)Synonym
pedaraki Valamugil pedaraki (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Synonym
perusii Valamugil perusii (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Synonym
robustus Valamugil robustus (Günther [A.] 1861)Valid
seheli Valamugil seheli (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Synonym
speigleri Valamugil speigleri (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Valid
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