Animal Species:Oxeye Herring, Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)

Standard Common Name

Oxeye Herring,

Alternative Name/s

Bony Mullet, Indo-Pacific Tarpon, Ox-eye Herring, Tarpon

Distribution

The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information.  Source: Atlas of Living Australia.

Megalops cyprinoides

References

  1.  Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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