Megalops cyprinoides 

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Citation: Adams, A., Guindon, K., Horodysky, A., MacDonald, T., McBride, R., Shenker, J. & Ward, R. 2012. Megalops cyprinoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T166868A1144716. . Downloaded on 04 December 2016.
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