Species details

Accepted scientific name:

Albula vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name)

Synonyms:

Albula argentea (non Forster, 1801) (misapplied name)

Albula conorynchus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (synonym)

Albula forsteri (non Valenciennes, 1847) (misapplied name)

Albula glossodonta (non Forsskål, 1775) (misapplied name)

Albula goreensis Valenciennes, 1847 (synonym)

Albula neoguinaica (non Valenciennes, 1847) (misapplied name)

Albula parrae Valenciennes, 1847 (synonym)

Albula plumieri Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (synonym)

Albula rostrata Gray, 1854 (synonym)

Albula seminuda Valenciennes, 1847 (synonym)

Albula virgata Jordan & Jordan, 1922 (synonym)

Amia immaculata Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (synonym)

Argentina glossodonta (non Forsskål, 1775) (misapplied name)

Atopichthys esunculus Garman, 1899 (synonym)

Butyrinus bananus Lacepède, 1803 (synonym)

Clupea brasiliensis Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (synonym)

Clupea macrocephala Lacepède, 1803 (synonym)

Engraulis bahiensis Spix, 1829 (synonym)

Engraulis sericus Spix, 1829 (synonym)

Esox argenteus (non Forster, 1801) (misapplied name)

Esox vulpes Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)

Esunculus costai Kaup, 1856 (synonym)

Glossodus forskalii Spix & Agassiz, 1829 (synonym)

Common names:

Tarpone Italian

Peixe-banana Portuguese

Macabijo Spanish

Ladyfish English, Swedish

Gratenvis Dutch

Grätenfisch German

Flecha Portuguese

Damenfisch German

Damefisk Danish

Bonefish English

Banane de mer French

Alburno Portuguese, Spanish

Albule commun French

Albula Polish, Portuguese

Albule French

Albulid Swedish

Arabaiana-boca-de-rato Portuguese

Arencão Creole, Portuguese, Portuguese

Banana English, Papiamento, Portuguese

Banana fish English

Bananafish English

Banane French

Banang Malay

Bandeng cecurut Malay

Beenvis Afrikaans

Bending curut Javanese

Bening Jawe, Pije, Swedish

Bicudo Portuguese

Bidbid Bikol, Ilokano, Kapampangan, Pangasinan, Tagalog

Bonouk Arabic

Bud-bod Cebuano, Hiligaynon

Bulat daun Malay

Carajo Spanish

Chache Swahili

Colepinha malabo Creole, Portuguese

Conejo English, Spanish

Curiyu Wayuu

Dépéra Numee

Dèpèraa Numee

Elimeen Malayalam

Far al bahar Arabic

Finóuin Fon GBE

Flexa Portuguese

Focinho-de-rato Portuguese

Frauenfisch German

Gatico Spanish

Gato Portuguese, Spanish

Hermaanchi Papiamento

Indo-Pacific bonefish English

Inliaula Spanish

Inllaulá Spanish

Ioio Tahitian

'Io'io Tahitian

Juruma Portuguese

Juruna Portuguese

Kifimbo Swahili

Kio kio Other

Kiokio Tuamotuan

Lady fish English

Lasca Italian, Portuguese

Lasca boca redonda Portuguese

Lati borèkhi gnérékhi Susu

Liguija Spanish

Lisa saltona Spanish

Long-finned eel English

Macabi Creole, French, French, Spanish

Macabi de hebra Spanish

Macabi Lebranche Spanish

Macabi ratón Spanish

Macabie Spanish

Macaco Portuguese, Spanish

Miemas Mahl

Mnyimbi Swahili

Naiskala Finnish

Nginaan Wolof

Nguignane Wolof

Nifa Tuamotuan

Obarana Portuguese

Obarana-focinho-de-rato Portuguese

Obarana-rato Portuguese

Osso Portuguese

Panya Swahili

Parra Spanish

Pati Carolinian, English, Marshallese, Spanish, Tuamotuan

Pejegato Spanish

Peixe-osso Portuguese

Peixe-rato Portuguese

Peje gato Spanish

Pepisang Malay

Piojo Spanish

Pisang-pisang Malay

Ratão Portuguese

Ratón Spanish

Ratón de mar Spanish

Rolo Portuguese

Robalo-da-pedra Portuguese

Roundjaw bonefish English

Salmon peel English

Sanducha Spanish

Soto-iwashi Japanese

Sorte de mulet French

Suld Palauan

Tarpon Dutch, English, French, German, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish

Tarr Arabic

Te ikari Kiribati

Te kiokio Tuvaluan

Tenny English

Ten-pounda Creole, English

Tenpounder English

Tiasulan Serer

Tubarana Portuguese

Ubarana Portuguese

Ubarana-boca-de-rato Portuguese

Ubarana-do-norte Portuguese

Ubarana-focinho-de-rato Portuguese

Ubarana-mirim Portuguese

Ubarana-rato Portuguese

Ubarana-roliça Portuguese

Urubaiana-boca-de-rato Portuguese

Yu Kumak, Malay

Zorro Portuguese, Spanish

Albula liščí Czech

Almindelig damefisk Danish

альбуля Russian

сельдь белая Russian

北梭魚 Mandarin Chinese

北梭鱼 Mandarin Chinese

Colvino Spanish

എലിമീന് Malayalam

ഇലിമീന്  Malayalam

Classification:

Animalia

LSID

Phylum Chordata

LSID

Class Actinopterygii

LSID

Order Albuliformes

LSID

Family Albulidae

LSID

Genus Albula

LSID

Distribution:

Agulhas Current; Andaman Sea; Angola; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Arabian Sea; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Bay of Bengal; Belize; Benguela Current; Benin; Bermuda; Brazil; California Current; Cameroon; Canada; Canary Current; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; China; Colombia; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Congo, Republic of; Costa Rica; Côte d'Ivoire; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; East China Sea; Ébrié Lagoon; Ecuador; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; French Guiana; Gabon; Galapagos Islands; Gambia; Ghana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of California; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Hong Kong; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Jamaica; Japan; Kiribati; Kuroshio Current; Liberia; Madagascar; Malaysia; Martinique; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Montserrat; Mozambique; Myanmar; Netherlands Antilles; Nicaragua; Nigeria; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Western Central; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Puerto Rico; Red Sea; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Sao Tome and Principe; Scotian Shelf; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Singapore; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Suriname; Taiwan; Thailand; Togo; Trinidad and Tobago; Tung-hsiao; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Vanuatu; Venezuela; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands (UK); Worldwide in warm seas. Hawaiian species have been verified by electrophoretic analysis (Ref. 5577), hence, Albula vulpes might be further split. The next available name for the West African form is Albula goreensis, Valenciennes, 1846. E; Yellow Sea

Additional data:

Type species of the genus.

Source database:

FishBase, Dec 2007

Latest taxonomic scrutiny:

Data last modified by FishBase 14-Jan-1998

Online resource:

http://www.fishbase.org/...


CoL taxon LSID:

urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:dc1ecdbc-29c1-102b-9a4a-00304854f820:ac2008


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