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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Alectis alexandrinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Alectis alexandrinus E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817

Synonyms:

Caranx gallus E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817
Scyris alexandrina E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817
Gallus alexandrinus E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817, Descr. Égypte, Paris, Atlas, pl. 22 (fig. 2) (Égypte). Type: lost.
Scyris alexandrina: Cuvier, in Cuv. Val., 1833, 9: 152 Fowler, 1936: 704, fig. 315 Ben-Tuvia, 1953: 19 Cadenat, 1960: 1392.
Hynnis goreensis Cuvier, in Cuv. Val., 1833, Hist. nat. Poiss., 9: 195, fig. 257 ('Gorée'). Syntype: MNHN no. 6231 (Gorée).
Caranx alexandrinus: Steindachner, 1868: 388 Carus, 1893: 671 de Buen, 1926: 105 Monod, 1927, 1(6): 702, fig. 20 de Buen, 1935: 106.
Alectis alexandrinus: Nichols, 1920: 291 Weber & Beaufort, 1931: 268 Bodenheimer, 1937: 274.
Caranx gallus (nec Linnaeus): Steinitz, 1927: 344 Gruvel, 1929: 1698 Bodenheimer, 1937: 457 Ben-Tuvia, 1966: 270.
Hynnis goreensis: Fowler, 1936: 705, fig. 316 Cadenat, 1951: 175 Tortonese, 1952: 318, fig. 18 (bottom).
Scyris alexandrinus: Tortonese, 1946: 710; 1947: 170, fig. 2 Cadenat, 1950: 175, fig. 106 Lozano Rey, 1952: 618, fig. 28 Tortonese, 1952: 314, fig. 18 (top)-l9 Poll, 1954: 143, fig. 42 Tortonese, 1961: 357.

Common names:

alexandria pompano [En]
jurel de alejandria [Es]
cordonnier bossu [Fr]

Alexandria pompano (Alectis alexandrinus)