Mola mola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiTetraodontiformesMolidaeMola

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    Occurrences
  • 0

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Full Name

Mola mola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

  • Giant sunfish eng
  • Headfish eng
  • Mola ocean sunfish eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
You can explore the higher classification on the right.

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Tetraodontiformes
family
Molidae
genus
Mola
species
Mola mola
 
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Bibliography

Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp.

Compiled by Roberts, C. D. ; Paulin, C. D. ; Stewart, A. L. ; McPhee, R. P. ; McDowall, R. M. , King, C. M. ; Roberts, C. D. ; Bell, B. D. ; Fordyce, R. E. ; Nicol, R. S. ; Worthy, T. H. ; Paulin, C. D. ; Hitchmough, R. A. ; Keyes, I. W. ; Baker, A. N. ; Stewart, A. L. ; Hiller, N. ; McDowall, R. M. ; Holdaway, R. N. ; McPhee, R. P. ; Schwarzhans, W. W. ; Tennyson, A. J. D. ; Rust, R. ; Macadie, I. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Checklist of New Zealand Chordata. Living lancelets, jawless fishes, cartilaginous fishes, and bony fishes. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www. dyntaxa. se [15-01-2013].

Eschmeyer, W. : Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.

FishBase, version december 2007

FishBase, version may 2009

FishBase, version october 2012

King, C. M. ; Roberts, C. D. ; Bell, B. D. ; Fordyce, R. E. ; Nicoll, R. S. ; Worthy, T. H. ; Paulin, C. D. ; Hitchmough, R. A. ; Keyes, I. W. ; Baker, A. N. ; Stewart, A. L. ; Hiller, N. ; McDowall, R. M. ; Holdaway, R. N. ; McPhee, R. P. ; Schwarzhans, W. W. ; Tennyson, A. J. D. ; Rust, S. ; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D. P. (Ed. ) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554.

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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.