Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803…

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiLepisosteiformesLepisosteidaeAtractosteus

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Overview

Full Name

Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803)

Common names

  • Alligator gar eng
  • Gemfish eng
  • alligator gar
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Brackish, Freshwater

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Lepisosteiformes
family
Lepisosteidae
genus
Atractosteus
species
Atractosteus spatula
 
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Bibliography

Anonymous (1994) Atlas pesquero de México.: Instituto Nacional de la Pesca. 234 p.

Carl, H. (2003) Danish fish names.: Zoological Museum of Copenhagen. Unpublished.

Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences (2003) Chinese aquatic germplasm resources database.: http://zzzy.fishinfo.cn

Etnier, D.A. and W.C. Starnes (1993) The fishes of Tennessee.: The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. (pls. check date).

FAO-FIES (2014) Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) species list.: Retrieved from http://www.fao.org/fishery/collection/asfis/en, April 2014.

Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2015). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.

Hanel, L. and J. Novák (2001) Ceské názvy zivocichu V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces) II., nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) [chrupavcití (Chondrostei), kostnatí (Neopterygii): kostlíni (Semionotiformes) - bezostní (Clupeiformes)].: Národní muzeum (zoologické oddeleí), Praha.

Kullander, S.O. (2003) List of Swedish names. CD version.: Personal communication, September 2003.

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Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.