Mola mola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiTetraodontiformesMolidaeMola

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Full Name

Mola mola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

  • Giant sunfish eng
  • Headfish eng
  • Mola ocean sunfish eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Tetraodon mola Linnaeus, 1758

Habitat

Marine, Marine

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Classification

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

Alegre, M., J. Lleonart and J. Veny (1992) Espècies pesqueres d'interès comercial. Nomenclatura oficial catalana.: Departament de Cultura, Generalitat Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

Assadi, H. and R. Dehghani P. (1997) Atlas of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman fishes.: Iranian Fisheries Research and Training Organization, Iran.

Bauchot, M.-L. (1987) Poissons osseux.: p. 891-1421. In W. Fischer, M.L. Bauchot and M. Schneider (eds.) Fiches FAO d'identification pour les besoins de la pêche. (rev. 1). Méditerranée et mer Noire. Zone de pêche 37. Vol. II. Commission des Communautés Européennes and FAO, Rome.

Bruce, J.R., J.S. Colman and N.S. Jones (1963) Marine fauna of the Isle of Man.: Memoir No. 36. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool.

Béarez, P. (1996) Lista de los peces marinos del Ecuador continental.: Rev. Biol. Trop. 44(2):731-741.

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 Unpublished.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

Chirichigno, N.F. (1974) Clave para identificar los peces marinos del Peru.: Inf. Inst. Mar Perú (44):387 p.

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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 Apr 13, 2016.