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Lampris lauta  Lowe, 1838
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1160311

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): East Atlantic Opah [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderLamprimorpha   
                            OrderLampriformes   
                               FamilyLampridae Gill, 1862 – opahs, opahs, opahs  
                                  GenusLampris Retzius, 1799 – moonfish, opah  
                                     SubgenusLampris (Lampris) Retzius, 1799  
                                        SpeciesLampris lauta Lowe, 1838 – East Atlantic Opah  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Matthew E. Neilson  
  Notes: Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 NW 71st St, Gainesville, FL 32653   
  Reference for: Lampris lauta    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 01-Oct-2021, website (version 08-Sep-21)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp   
  Reference for: Lampris lauta   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kukuev, E. I.  
  Publication Date: 2021   
  Article/Chapter Title: Juvenile individuals of Opahs (Lampridae) from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Notes on the systematics and distribution of Opahs, including the description of a new subgenus, Paralampris subgen. nov.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Ichthyology, vol. 61, no. 2   
  Page(s): 182-189   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0032-9452   
  Notes: doi: 10.1134/S0032945221020089   
  Reference for: Lampris lauta   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lowe, R.T.  
  Publication Date: 1838   
  Article/Chapter Title: A synopsis of the fishes of Madeira; with the principal synonyms, Portuguese names, and characters of the new genera and species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 173-200   
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  Notes: Available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12865691   
  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Underkoffler, Karen E., Meagan A. Luers, John R. Hyde, and Matthew T. Craig  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: A taxonomic review of Lampris guttatus (Brünnich 1788) (Lampridiformes; Lampridae) with descriptions of three new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 4413, no. 3   
  Page(s): 551-565   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4413.3.9   
  Reference for: Lampris lauta, East Atlantic Opah [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
       
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