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Barnard, K. H. 1926-1927. A Monograph of the Marine Fishes of South Africa. Part I, Ann. S. Afr. Mus., 21: pp. 1-418, fig. 1-18, pl. I-XVII. Part II, ibid., 21: pp. 417-1065, fig. 19-32, pl. XVIII-XXXVIII.

Blache, J.; Cadenat, J.; Stauch, A. 1970. Clés de détermination des poissons de mer signalés dans l'Atlantique Oriental (entre le 20e parallèle N. et le l5e parallèle S.). Faune tropicale, 18: 479 pp., 1152 fig.

Bloch, M. E.. 1785-1795. Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische, Berlin, 1, 1785: viii+ 136 pp., 36 pl. (CIX-CXLIV); 2, 1786: viii+160 pp., 36 pl. (CXLV-CLXXX); 3, 1787: xii +146 pp., 36 pl. (CLXXXI-CCXVI); 4, 1790: xii + 128 pp., 36 pl. (CCXVII-CCLII); 5, 1791: vi + 152 pp., 36 pl. (CCLIII-CCLXXXVIII); 6, 1792: iv +126 pp., 36 pl. (CCLXXXIX-CCCXXIII); 7, 1793: xii +144 pp., 36 pl. (CCCXXVCCCLX); 8, 1794: iv +174 pp., 36 pl. (CCCLXI-CCCXCVI); 9, 1795: ii +192 pp., 36 pl. (CCCXCVII-CCCCXXIX).

Böhlke, J. E.; Chaplin, C. C. G. 1968. Fishes of the Bahamas and adjacent tropical waters, Philadelphia: xxiii + 771 p., fig. 1-223, 511 fig. n. num., pl. 1-36, 7 pl. (plain) n. num.

Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. 1828-1849. Histoire naturelle des Poissons, Paris-Strasbourg, 22 vol., 11030 pp., 621 pl. (numb. 1-650).1,1828: xvi+573 pp., pl. I-VIII [author: Cuvier]; 2, 1828: xxi+490 pp., pl. 9-40 [Cuv.: pp. 1-238, pp. 249-262, pp. 387-490; Val.: pp. 238-249, pp. 262-386]; 3 April 1829: xxiii+500 pp., pl. 41-71 [Cuvier]; 4, 1829: xxvi+518 pp., pl. 72-99 [Cuvier]; 5, 1830: xxviii+499 pp., pl. 100-140 [Cuvier]; 6, 1830: xxiv+pp.559 pp., pl. 141-169 [Val.: pp. 1-425, 493-559; Cuv.: 426-491]; 7, 1831: xxix + 531 pp., pl. 170-208 [Cuv.: 1-440; Val.: pp. 441-531]; 8, 1832: xix+509 pp., pl. 209-245 [Cuv.: pp. 1-470; Val.: pp. 471-509]; 9, 1833: xxix+512 pp., pl. 246-279 [Cuv.: pp. 1-198, pp. 330-359, pp. 372-427; Val.: pp. 199-329, pp. 359-371, pp. 429-512]; 10, 1835: xxiv+482 pp., pl. 280-306 [Val.]; 11, 1836: xx+506 pp., pl. 307-343 [Val.]; 12, 1837: xxix+507 pp., pl. 344-368 [Val.]; 13, 1839: xix+505 pp., pl. 369-388 [Val.]; 14, 1840: xxii+464 pp., pl. 389-420 [Val.]; 15, 1840: xxi + 540 pp., pl. 421-455 [Val.]; 16, 1842: xx+472 pp., pl. 456-487 [Val.]; 17, 1844: xxiii+497 pp., pl. 487-519 [Val.]; 18, 1846: xix+505 pp., pl. 520-553 [Val.]; 19, 1847: xix+544 pp., pl. 554-590 [Val.]; 20, 1847: xviii+472 pp., pl. 591-606 [Val.]; 21, 1848: xiv+536 pp., pl. 607-633 [Val.]; 22, 1849: xx+532 pp., pl. 634-650 [Val.].

Dawson, C. E. 1971. Occurrence and description of Prejuvenile and Early Juvenile Gulf of Mexico Cobia, Rachycentron canadum. Copeia, 1971, (1): 65-71, fig. 1-2, tabl. 1-3.

Day, F. 1875-1878 [1888]. The Fishes of India, being a Natural History of the Fishes known to inhabit the Seas and Fresh Water of India, Burma and Ceylon. London. Part 1, 1875: pp. 1-168, pl. I-XL. Part 2, 1876: pp. 169-368, pl. XLI-LXXVIII (+LI A-C). Part 3, 1877: pp. 369-552, pl. LXXIX-CXXXVIII. Part 4, 1878: pp. i-xx+553-778, pl. CXXXIX-CXCV. Suppl., 1888: pp. 779-816, 7 fig.

DeKay, J. E. 1842. Zoology of New York, or the New York fauna. Comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state borders. Class V. Fishes. Natural History of New York Geological Survey, Albany, 1 (3-4), Fishes: 415 pp., 79 pl.

Fowler, H. W. 1936. The Marine Fishes of West Africa, based on the collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition 1909-1915. Bull. am. Mus. nat. Hist., 70 (1), Jan. 21, 1936: pp. vii+1-606, fig. 1-275; (2), Nov. 18, 1936: pp. 607-1493, fig. 276-567.

Günther, A. 1860a. Catalogue of the Acanthopterygian fishes in the collection of the British Museum. 2. Squamipinnes, Cirrhitidae, Triglidae, Trachinidae, Polynemidae, Sphyraenidae, Trichiuridae, Scombridae, Carangidae, Xiphiidae. London, xxi+548 pp.

Gmelin, J. F. 1789. Pisces in Caroli a Linné, Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. XIII, 1(3): pp. 1126-1516.

Goode, G. B. 1884. [Lampreys-Petromyzontidae]: 677-681. In: Goode er al.: The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States. Section I, Part III.

Gronow, L. T. 1854. Catalogue of fishes collected and described by Laurence Theodore Gronow, now in the British Museum. Edited from the manusaipt, by John Edward Gray, London: vii+196 pp.

Herre, A. W. 1953. Check List of Philippine Fishes. Res. Rep. Fish WildL. Serv., 20: 977 p.

Jordan, D. S. 1905. A guide to the study of fishes. New York. I: xxvi + 624 p., 393 fig., 38 portr., col. front; II: xxii+ 599 p., 506 fig., col. front.

Jordan, D. S.; Evermann, B. W. 1896-1900. The Fishes of North and Middle America, a descriptive catalogue of the species of fish-like vertebrates found in the waters of North America, north of the isthmus of Panama. Bull. U.S. natn. Mus., (47), Part I, 1896: Ix + 1-1240; Part II, 1898: xxx + 1241-2183 ; Part III, 1898: xxiv + 2184-3136; Part IV, 1900: ci + 3137-3313, 391 pl. (958 fig.).

Kaup, J. J. 1826. Beiträge zur Amphibiologie und Ichthyologie. Isis (Oken), 19: col. 87-89.

Lacepède, B. 1798-1803. Histoire naturelle des Poissons, 5 vol. in-4, Paris. I: 1798, 8+cxlvii+532 pp., 25 pl., 1 tabl. (inset); II: 1800, Ixiv+632 pp., 20 pl.; III: 1801, 558 pp., 34 pl.; IV: 1802, xliv+728 pp., 16 pl.; V: 1803, xlviii+803 pp., 21 pl.

Lindberg, G. U.; Krasyokova, Z. V. 1969. [Fishes of the sea of Japan and the adjacent areas of the sea of Okhotsk and the Yellow Sea]. Akad. Nauk, SSSR, 3, Teleostomi. XXIX. Perciformes. Percoidei (XC. Serranidae; CXLIX. Champsodontidae), 479 p., 431 fig. (Engl. transl., 1971, I.P.S.T.).

Linnaeus, C. 1766. Systema Naturae. Editio duodecima, reformata. Nantes & Pisces: pp. 394-532.

McCulloch, A. R. 1922. Check List of the Fish and Fish-like Animals of New South Wales, Part III. Aust. Zool., 2: 86-130, pl. XXV-XLIII.

Mitchill, S. L. 1815. The fishes of New York, described and arranged. Trans. Iit. phil. Soc., N.Y., 1(5): pp. 355-492, 6 pl.

Munro, I. S. R. 1955. The marine and freshwater fishes of Ceylon, Canberra: xvi+349 pp., 19 fig., 56 pl.

Randall, J. E. 1968. Caribbean Reef Fishes. T.F.H. Publ., Jersey City: 318 pp., 324 fig.

Russel, P. 1803. Descriptions and figures of two hundred fishes; collected at Vizagapatam on the coast of Coromandel, London: 1: vii+[1]+78+[4] pp., fig. I-C; 2: 85+[4] pp., fig. CI-CCVIII.

Smith, J. L. B. 1949b. The sea fishes of southern Africa. South Africa, 580 p., 111 pl., 1232 fig. (other editions: 1950, 1953, 1961, 1965, 1970).

Ueno, T. 1965. On Two Rare Pelagic Fishes, Luvarus imperialis and Rachycentron canadum, recently Captured at Yoichi, Hokkaido, Japan. Jap. J. Ichthyol., 12 (3-6): 99-103, 2 fig.

Valenciennes, A. 1838-1843. Atlas des Poissons. In: G. Cuvier, Le Règne animal distribué d'après son organisation . . ., Ed. 3 (Ed. des Disciples), 120 pl. [? 1836].

Wheeler, A. 1958. The Gronovius fish collection: a catalogue and historical account. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist., Hist. Ser., 1(5): pp. 185-249, pl. 26-34.

Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)