Family Pristigasteridae - Pristigasterids
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Actinopterygii
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Genera : 9 | Species : 38 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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Fresh : Yes | Brackish : Yes | Marine : Yes
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Marine
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Distribution: Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. Tropical oceans and in the freshwaters of South America and Southeast Asia. Externally distinguished from other sardines (Clupeidae) by their long anal fin, which has at least 30 fin rays; in nearly all members, the small pelvic fin is markedly displaced anteriorly that the tip of the pectoral fin reaches or surpasses the vertical through the base of the pelvic fin (Ref. 50591). Species under genera Ilisha, Pellona, and Pristigaster were formerly under Family Clupeidae.
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Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Otomorpha | Clupei | Clupeiformes | Clupeoidei | Pristigasteridae

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Species/Synonymy list for the family Pristigasteridae as currently in FishBase

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In the column CofF, the digit indicates the status of synchronization with CofF: 0: Not checked; 1: Same status;   2: Different status;   3: Other combination;   4: Synonym in CofF;   5: Species/Subspecies issue;   6: Synonym of another species in CofF;   7: Not in CofF;   8: Should not be in CofF. The CofF version currently used is the one published on 19-05-2014 (Ref. 95876).

The list ordered as follows:

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination CofF
Pristigaster cayana Cuvier, 1829
acceptedseniororiginal
! Pristigaster cayanus Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal1
ambiguousotheroriginal1
ambiguousotheroriginal1
ambiguousotheroriginal1
Pristigaster martii Agassiz, 1829
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pristigaster americanus Guérin-Méneville, 1829-38
synonymjuniororiginal2
Pristigaster phaeton Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pristigaster whiteheadi Menezes & de Pinna, 2000
acceptedseniororiginal1
Odontognathus mucronatus Lacepède, 1800
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Odontognathus micronatus Lacepède, 1800
synonymseniororiginal
ambiguousotheroriginal1
Odontognathus panamensis (Steindachner, 1876)
acceptedseniornew
Pristigaster panamensis Steindachner, 1876
synonymseniororiginal1
Odontognathus compressus Meek & Hildebrand, 1923
acceptedseniororiginal1
Odontognathus mucronatus (non Lacepède, 1800)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ilisha melastoma (non Schneider, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Anodontostoma chacunda (non Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Harengula lippa (non Whitley, 1931)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Raconda russelliana Gray, 1831
synonymseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Apterygia ramcarate Gray, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Apterygia hamiltoni Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha elongata (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
acceptedseniornew
Alosa elongata Anonymous [Bennett], 1830
synonymseniororiginal1
Pellona elongata (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
synonymseniornew
Clupea affinis Gray, 1830
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha abnormis Richardson, 1846
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pellona grayana Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pellona vimbella Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pellona leschenaulti Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pellona schlegelii Bleeker, 1853
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pristigaster chinensis Basilewsky, 1855
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pristigaster sinensis Sauvage, 1881
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha africana (Bloch, 1795)
acceptedseniornew
Clupea africana Bloch, 1795
synonymseniororiginal1
Clupanodon africanus (Bloch, 1795)
synonymseniornew
Pellona africana (Bloch, 1795)
synonymseniornew
Pellona iserti Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pellona gabonica Duméril, 1861
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pristigaster dolloi Boulenger, 1902
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha dolloi (Boulenger, 1902)
synonymjuniornew
Ilisha melanota Derscheid, 1924
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha melastoma (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
acceptedseniornew
Clupea melastoma Bloch & Schneider, 1801
synonymseniororiginal1
Platygaster verticalis Swainson, 1838
synonymjuniororiginal1
Clupea indicus Swainson, 1839
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha indica (Swainson, 1839)
synonymjuniornew
Pellona micropus Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha micropus (Valenciennes, 1847)
synonymjuniornew
Pellona ditchoa Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha ditchoa (Valenciennes, 1847)
synonymjuniornew
Pellona brachysoma Bleeker, 1852
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha brachysoma (Bleeker, 1852)
ambiguoushomonymnew
Ilisha megaloptera (Swainson, 1839)
acceptedseniornew
Clupea megalopterus Swainson, 1839
synonymseniororiginal1
Pellona megaloptera (Swainson, 1839)
synonymseniornew
Clupanodon motius Hamilton, 1822
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha motius (Hamilton, 1822)
synonymjuniornew
synonymjuniororiginal2
Clupea parva Swainson, 1839
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
Pellona dussumieri Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1847)
synonymjuniornew
Pellona russellii Bleeker, 1852
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha kampeni (non Weber & de Beaufort, 1913)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ilisha filigera (Valenciennes, 1847)
acceptedseniornew
Pellona filigera Valenciennes, 1847
synonymseniororiginal1
Pellona xanthopterus Bleeker, 1851
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha xanthoptera (Bleeker, 1851)
synonymjuniornew
Pellona xanthoptera Bleeker, 1851
synonymjuniororiginal
Ilisha novacula (Valenciennes, 1847)
acceptedseniornew
Pellona novacula Valenciennes, 1847
synonymseniororiginal1
Pellona sladeni Day, 1870
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha sladeni (Day, 1870)
synonymjuniornew
Ilisha elongata (non Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ilisha pristigastroides (Bleeker, 1852)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha amblyuroptera (Bleeker, 1852)
synonymjuniornew
Ilisha macrogaster Bleeker, 1866
acceptedseniororiginal1
Pellona macrogaster (Bleeker, 1866)
synonymseniornew
Ilisha fuerthii (Steindachner, 1875)
acceptedseniornew
Pellona fuerthii Steindachner, 1875
synonymseniororiginal1
Ilisha furthi (Steindachner, 1875)
synonymseniornew
Ilisha furthii (Steindachner, 1875)
synonymseniornew
Pelllona panamensis Steindachner, 1875
synonymjuniororiginal2
Ilisha kampeni (Weber & de Beaufort, 1913)
acceptedseniornew
Pellona kampeni Weber & de Beaufort, 1913
synonymseniororiginal1
Ilisha whiteheadi Seshagiri Rao, 1974
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha amazonica (Miranda Ribeiro, 1920)
acceptedseniornew
Pseudochirocentrodon amazonicum Miranda Ribeiro, 1920
synonymseniororiginal1
Ilisha iquitensis Nakashima, 1941
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha apapae Hildebrand, 1948
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha sirishai Seshagiri Rao, 1975
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ilisha obfuscata Wongratana, 1983
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ilisha striatula Wongratana, 1983
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ilisha lunula Kailola, 1986
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ilisha compressa Randall, 1994
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ilisha elongata (non Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ilisha filigera (non Valenciennes, 1847)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Pellona flavipinnis (Valenciennes, 1837)
acceptedseniornew
Pristigaster flavipinnis Valenciennes, 1837
synonymseniororiginal1
Ilisha flavipinnis (Valenciennes, 1849)
synonymseniornew
Pellona orbignyana Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha castelnaeana (non Valenciennes, 1847)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Pellona castelnaeana (non Valenciennes, 1847)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Pellona castelnaeana Valenciennes, 1847
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ilisha deauratus Nakashima, 1941
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Ilisha desuratus Nakashima, 1941
synonymjuniororiginal
Pellona altamazonica (non Cope, 1872)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Pellona ditchela Valenciennes, 1847
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Pellona ditcheli Valenciennes, 1847
synonymseniororiginal
! Pellona ditchella Valenciennes, 1847
synonymseniororiginal
! Pellona dithchela Valenciennes, 1847
synonymseniororiginal
Pellona hoevenii Bleeker, 1852
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha hoeveni (Bleeker, 1852)
synonymjuniornew
Ilisha hoevenii (Bleeker, 1852)
synonymjuniornew
! Pellona hoeveni Bleeker, 1852
synonymjuniororiginal
Pellona natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908
synonymjuniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ilisha altamazonica (Cope, 1872)
synonymseniornew
Pellona harroweri (Fowler, 1917)
acceptedseniornew
Ilisha harroweri Fowler, 1917
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Ilisha naragansetae Fowler, 1911
synonymjuniororiginal
Ilisha argentata Meek & Hildebrand, 1923
synonymjuniororiginal1
Neosteus ternetzi Norman, 1923
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Neosteus mayrinki Pinto, 1972
synonymjuniororiginal2
Pellona dayi Wongratana, 1983
acceptedseniororiginal1
Opisthopterus tardoore (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
! Pristogaster elongata Swainson, 1838
synonymjuniororiginal2
Pristigaster elongata Swainson, 1838
synonymjuniororiginal
Clupea indicus Swainson, 1839
synonymjuniororiginal2
Pristigaster indicus (Swainson, 1839)
synonymjuniornew
Pristigaster tartoor Valenciennes, 1847
synonymjuniororiginal1
Opisthopterus tartoor (Valenciennes, 1847)
synonymjuniornew
synonymjuniororiginal1
Opisthopterus tartur Zugmayer, 1913
ambiguousotheroriginal1
! Opisthopterus tartus Zugmayer, 1913
ambiguousotheroriginal
Opisthopterus macrops (Günther, 1867)
acceptedseniornew
Pristigaster macrops Günther, 1867
synonymseniororiginal1
Opisthopterus dovii (Günther, 1868)
acceptedseniornew
Pristigaster dovii Günther, 1868
synonymseniororiginal1
! Opisthopterus dovi (Günther, 1868)
synonymseniornew
Pristigaster argenteus Günther, 1867
ambiguousotheroriginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Opisthopterus tartoor Bleeker, 1872
ambiguoushomonymoriginal
Opisthopterus tardoore (non Cuvier, 1829)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Opisthopterus equitorialis Hildebrand, 1946
synonymseniororiginal
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal2
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ilisha caribbaea Meek & Hildebrand, 1923
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Ilisha caribbea Meek & Hildebrand, 1923
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pliosteostoma lutipinnis (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
acceptedseniornew
Pristigaster lutipinnis Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
synonymseniororiginal2
Ophisthopterus lutipinnis (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
synonymseniornew
Neoopisthopterus tropicus (Hildebrand, 1946)
acceptedseniornew
Odontognathus tropicus Hildebrand, 1946
synonymseniororiginal1
Neoopisthopterus cubanus Hildebrand, 1948
acceptedseniororiginal1
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