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Family: Megalopidae Tarpons



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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Megalops atlanticus
[Tarpon]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet, 1782)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Megalops cyprinoides
[Indo-Pacific tarpon]
2 Species of Family Megalopidae
(Tarpons)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1847 Megalops atlanticus Tarpon Eastern Atlantic 250 TL
1782 Megalops cyprinoides Indo-Pacific tarpon Indo-Pacific 150 TL



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