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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758


Coryphaena Hippurus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 261 ('Habitat in Pelago').
Scomber pelagicus Linnaeus, ibid.: 299 (no locality).
Coryphena imperialis Rafinesque, 1810, Caratt. Gen. Spec. Sicil.: 33 (Sicily).
Lepimphis hippuroides Rafinesque, ibid.: 34 (Sicily).
Lampugus siculus Valenciennes, 1833, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Pois., 9: 323, pl. 268
(Sicily). Holotype: MNHN no. A 5813.
Coryphaena Nortoniana Lowe, 1839, Proc. zool. Soc. London: 80-81 (Madeira).
Coryphaena hippurus: Lowe, 1839: 80 Günther, 1860: 405 Fowler, 1936: 650 Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 238, fig. Dollfus, 1955: 143 Gibbs & Collette, 1959: 117-152, fig. 1 (upper 2), fig. 2A-B Soljan, 1963: 339, fig. 779.
Coriphaena (sic) hippurus: Bini, 1968, 5: 79-80, col. fig.

Common names:

common dolphin-fish [En]
corifena [It]
coryphène commune [Fr]
coryphène [Fr]
dolphin [En]
dorado comun [Es
dourado [Pr]
kynigos [He]
lampuga [Es]
lampuga [Hr]

Common dolphin-fish (Coryphaena hippurus)