Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 180…

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiLepisosteiformesLepisosteidaeAtractosteus

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Full Name

Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803)

Common names

  • Alligator gar eng
  • Gemfish eng
  • alligator gar
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Basionym

Lepisosteus spatula Lacepède, 1803

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Freshwater, 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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Type Specimen

  • TYPE 1003 of Lepisosteus berlandieri Girard, 1858

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 Unpublished.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 (2015) Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) species list.: Retrieved from http://www.fao.org/fishery/collection/asfis/en, [accessed 13/04/2015].

Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2016). 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.

J. April, R. L. Mayden, R. H. Hanner and L. Bernatchez Genetic calibration of species diversity among North America's freshwater fishes Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2011-06-13;108(26):10602-10607 doi:10.1073/pnas.1016437108
DOI:10.1073/pnas.1016437108

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Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.