Species details : Chelon melinopterus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Accepted scientific name:
Chelon melinopterus (Valenciennes, 1836) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Chelon melinopterus  (Valenciennes, 1836)
Synonyms:
Ellochelon luciae (non Penrith & Penrith, 1967) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Ellochelon luciae (non Penrith & Penrith, 1967)
Ellochelon melinoptera (Valenciennes, 1836) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Ellochelon melinoptera (Valenciennes, 1836)
Liza alata (non Steindachner, 1892) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Liza alata (non Steindachner, 1892)
Liza ceramensis (Bleeker, 1853) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Liza ceramensis (Bleeker, 1853)
Liza macrolepis (non Smith, 1846) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Liza macrolepis (non Smith, 1846)
Liza melanoptera (Valenciennes, 1836) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Liza melanoptera (Valenciennes, 1836)
Liza melinoptera (Valenciennes, 1836) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Liza melinoptera (Valenciennes, 1836)
Liza melinopterus (Valenciennes, 1836) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Liza melinopterus (Valenciennes, 1836)
Liza oligolepis (non Bleeker, 1859) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Liza oligolepis (non Bleeker, 1859)
Liza parmata (non Cantor, 1849) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Liza parmata (non Cantor, 1849)
Liza parmatus (non Cantor, 1849) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Liza parmatus (non Cantor, 1849)
Liza subviridis (non Valenciennes, 1836) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Liza subviridis (non Valenciennes, 1836)
Liza vaigiensis (non Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Liza vaigiensis (non Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Mugil anpinensis Oshima, 1922 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mugil anpinensis Oshima, 1922
Mugil ceramensis Bleeker, 1853 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mugil ceramensis Bleeker, 1853
Mugil compressus Günther, 1861 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mugil compressus Günther, 1861
Mugil melinopterus Valenciennes, 1836 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mugil melinopterus Valenciennes, 1836
Mugil oligolepis (non Bleeker, 1859) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Mugil oligolepis (non Bleeker, 1859)
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Reuseskub-harder - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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St. Lucia-harder - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Balanak - Agutaynen Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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Balanak - Bikol Philippines(Albay and Camarines Sur) Click here to show the literature
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Banak - Cebuano Philippines(Cebu) Click here to show the literature
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Gisaw - Cebuano Philippines(Cagayan de Oro) Click here to show the literature
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Banak - Chavacano Philippines(Zamboanga) Click here to show the literature
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Lisas - Chavacano Philippines(Zamboanga) Click here to show the literature
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Gisaw - Davawenyo Philippines(Davao) Click here to show the literature
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Blackfin mullet - English Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Cream mullet - English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Giant-scaled mullet - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Giantscale mullet - English Guam Click here to show the literature
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Giantscale mullet - English India Click here to show the literature
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Giantscale mullet - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Otomebora mullet - English - Click here to show the literature
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Otomebora mullet - English Philippines(Jolo, Sulu) Click here to show the literature
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Otomebora mullet - English Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Saint Lucia Mullet - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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St. Lucia mullet - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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St. Lucia mullet - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Kanace - Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Mulet otomebora - French - Click here to show the literature
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Balanak - Hiligaynon Philippines(Iloilo) Click here to show the literature
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Gusaw - Hiligaynon Philippines(Iloilo) Click here to show the literature
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Lul-luran - Ilokano Philippines(Aparri, Cagayan) Click here to show the literature
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Balanak - Kagayanen Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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Banak - Kuyunon Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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叉尾鮻 Cha wei suo Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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塞兰鮻 Sai lan jun Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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塞蘭鮻 Sai lan jun Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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灰鰭鮻 Huei ci suo Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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灰鳍鮻 Hui qi suo Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Banak - Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug Philippines(Jolo, Sulu) Click here to show the literature
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Tainha Lucia - Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Tainha otomébora - Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Godeya - Sinhalese Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
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Caanood - Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Lisa otomebora - Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Mkizi - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Aligasin - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Araran - Tagalog Philippines(Calauag, Quezon) Click here to show the literature
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Banak - Tagalog Philippines(Metro Manila; Calauag, Quezon) Click here to show the literature
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Talilong - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Manalei - Tamil Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
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Cá Đối bạc - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Balanak - Waray (Philippines) Philippines(Catbalogan, Samar) Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Mugiliformes FishBase
Family Mugilidae FishBase
Genus Chelon FishBase
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Marquesan Islands, north to the Philippines and the South China Sea, south to Tonga and tropical Australia.
Lifezones: Brackish,freshwater,marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert : Harrison, I., 15-Nov-2013
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2018). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=5655
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:2519a4a4-c365-11e4-869f-239583ce8323:col20150401