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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Trichiurus Lepturus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 246 ('Habitat in America, China').
Clupea haumela Forsskål, 1775, Descr. anim.: 72 (Red Sea).
Trichiurus argenteus Shaw, 1803, Gen. zool., 4: 90, pl. 12.
Trichiurus lepturus japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1845, Faun. Jap. Pisc.: 102, pl. 54 (Japan). Holotype: RMNH no. 2040.
Trichiurus lajor Bleeker, 1854, Nat. Tijdschr. Ned.-lndië., 7: 248 (Manado, Celebes). Holotype: RMNH.
Trichiurus malabaricus Day, 1865, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond.: 20 (Madras, India). Holotype: BMNH no. 1867 . 5 . 30. 2.
Trichiurus lepturus: Day, 1880: 154-158 Moreau, 1881: 547-548 Ninni, 1929, in Joubin, ed. 1929-1938: pl. 276 Fowler, 1936: 641-642, 1277 Nybelin, 1942, in Andersson: 79, pl. p. 83 Soljan, 1948: 113, fig. Smith, 1949: 313, fig. 869 Dollfus, 1955: 56, 142 Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 129-131, fig. Okada, 1955: 155 Tucker, 1956: 114-118, fig. 18 Tortonese, 1958: 329 Wheeler, 1969: 386-387, fig. 127.
Trichiurus auriga Klunzinger, 1884, Fische Rothen Meeres, 1: 120, pl. 12 (fig. 1) (Kosseir, Red Sea).
Trichiurus coxii Ramsay & Ogilby, 1888, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S. Wales, 2 (2): 562 (New South Wales).
? Trichiurus nitens Garman, 1899, Mem. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard, 24: 69 (Peru). Syntypes: USNM.
Trichiurus haumela: Tortonese, 1958: 329 Ben-Tuvia, 1966: 272.


Common names:

cutlass fish [En]
hairtail [En]
large-eyed hairtail [En]
pez sable [Es]
poisson-sabre [Fr]
sablja ryba [Ru]
sabre [Fr]
zmijicnjak sabljas [Hr]

Cutlass fish (Trichiurus lepturus)