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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758


Coryphaena Equiselis Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 261 ('Habitat in alto Pelago').
Coryphena aurata Rafinesque, 1810, Caratt. Gen. Spec. Sicil.: 33 (Sicily).
Coryphaena azorica Valenciennes, 1833, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Pois., 9: 306 (Azores). Holotype: MNHN no. A 8189.
Lampugus neapolitanus Valenciennes, ibid.: 325 (Naples). Holotype: ZMHU no. 1631.
Coryphaena equisetis: Lowe, 1839 [184y: 7; 1843: 67, pl. X Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 240, fig. Dollfus, 1955: 143.
Coryphaena equiselis: Fowler, 1936: 651 Gibbs & Collette, 1959: 117-152, fig. 1 (lower 2), fig. 2 (C-D).

Common names:

coryphène dauphin [Fr]
dorado [Es]
pompano dolphin [En]

Pompano dolphin (Coryphaena equiselis)