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Lampris guttatus  (Brünnich, 1788)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166326

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lampris regius (Bonnaterre, 1788)
 
    Zeus imperalis Shaw in Shaw and Nodder, 1793
 
    Zeus luna Gmelin, 1789
 
    Zeus opah Berkenhout, 1789
 
    Zeus opah Shaw, 1803
 
    Zeus stroemii Waldbaum, 1792
 
    Scomber gunneri Bloch and Schneider, 1801
 
    Zeus guttatus Brünnich, 1788
 
    Zeus regius Bonnaterre, 1788
 
  Common Name(s): opah [English]
 
    opah [Spanish]
 
    pez mariposa [Spanish]
 
    North 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 guttatus (Brünnich, 1788) – opah, opah, pez mariposa, North Atlantic Opah  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Lampris guttatus   
       
  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 guttatus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Lampris guttatus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Claro, Rodolfo, and Lynne R. Parenti / Claro, Rodolfo, Kenyon C. Lindeman, and L. R. Parenti, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 2: The Marine Ichthyofauna of Cuba   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba   
  Page(s): 21-57   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-985-8   
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  Reference for: Lampris guttatus   
       
  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 guttatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated list of deepwater fishes from off the New England region, with new area records   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Northeastern Naturalist, vol. 10, no. 2   
  Page(s): 159-248   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1092-6194   
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  Reference for: Lampris guttatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Lampris guttatus, opah [English], opah [Spanish]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
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  Reference for: Lampris guttatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
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  Reference for: Lampris guttatus   
       
  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 guttatus, North Atlantic Opah [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
       
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