Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Actinopterygii
Order
Elopiformes
Family
Megalopidae
Genus
Megalops
Species
atlanticus
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
0 meters
Max Depth
60 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Atlantic, Virginia to Brazil, Antilles
Habitat-Biology
  • neritic
  • bay and nearshore
  • estuarine