• (n.) Same as Tarpum.
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any of certain marine fish of the family Megalopidae (order Elopiformes), related to the bonefish and the ladyfish and identified by the elongated ... [1 related articles]
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tarpon (tär'pon) , common name for members of the family Elopidae, large herringlike game fish of the warm seas of the Western Hemisphere, ranging occasionally from Long Island to Brazil and to the west coast of Africa and entering freshwater streams freely. Their heavy, silvery scales, som...
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The tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) is a large silvery marine fish of the order Teleostei found in the warmer waters of the western south Atlantic where it enters rives in pursuit of mullet. The tarpon resembles a huge herring in form and colour and reaches a length of two metres and a weight of almost...
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Large silver-sided fish Tarpon atlanticus of the family Megalopidae. It reaches 2 m/6 ft and may weigh 135 kg/300 lb. It lives in warm western Atlantic waters
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Tarpons are large fish of the genus Megalops. There are two species of Megalops, one native to the Atlantic, and the other to the Indo-Pacific oceans. They are the only members of the family Megalopidae. == Species and habitats == There are two species of tarpons, the Megalops atlanticus (the Tarpo...
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All species of the family Megalopidae
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1) Big game fish 2) Fish 3) Game fish 4) Large-scaled game fish 5) Malacopterygian 6) Soft-finned fish 7) Sport fish 8) Sport fisherman's catch 9) Tarpon atlanticus
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