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Elops machnata

(Elops machnata)

Description

Elops machinate, the tenpounder, is a species of fish in the family Elopidae in the order Elopiformes (tarpons and tenpounders). This species is found in coastal regions of the Indian Ocean.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Elopiformes
Family:Elopidae
Genus:Elops
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