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Valamugil robustus
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Valamugil robustus

(Günther 1861)
  

Valamugil robustus was originally described as Mugil robustus by Günther in 1861. It belongs to the family Mugilidae. It is commonly known as Robust mullet but has many other common names such as Robust mullet in South Africa, Tainha robusta in Mozambique, Robust mullet in Sodwana, Robust mullet in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Western Indian Ocean: southeastern Africa, Madagascar, Mascarenes (Réunion, Mauritius, Rodrigues).
Species   robustus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1861
Status   Valid
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   robustus
Original Combination   Mugil robustus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Mugil robustus
OriginalSubGenus   Mugil
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1861
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Coast of Madagascar.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1972.11.27.2
Page   432

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Moolgarda robustus
Current Species   robustus
Current Genus Moolgarda
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1861
Current Family Mugilidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat pelagic        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution Western Indian Ocean: southeastern Africa, Madagascar, Mascarenes (Réunion, Mauritius, Rodrigues).

Current Summary   Valid as Moolgarda robusta  (Günther 1861). Mugilidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Valamugil robustus  (Günther 1861) -- (Smith & Smith 1986:719 [ref. 5717], Reinthal & Stiassny 1997:354 [ref. 22780], Thomson 1997:504 [ref. 23428], Fricke 1999:362 [ref. 24106], Keith et al. 1999:88 [ref. 24548], Heemstra et al. 2004:3327 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:368 [ref. 28072]). • Valid as Moolgarda robusta  (Günther 1861) -- (Fricke et al. 2009:30 [ref. 30213]).

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axillaris Valamugil axillaris (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Synonym
buchanani Valamugil buchanani (Bleeker [P.] 1853)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
seheli Valamugil seheli (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Synonym
speigleri Valamugil speigleri (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Valid
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