Megalops atlanticus (Tarpon)

Order
Elopiformes
Family
Megalopidae
Genus
Megalops
Species
atlanticus
Sequence Accession
AP004808
Reference Sequence
NC_005804
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Reference
Inoue, J.G., Miya, M., Tsukamoto, K., Nishida, M. Mitogenomic evidence for the monophyly of elopomorph fishes (Teleostei) and the evolutionary origin of the leptocephalus larva Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 32 (1), 274-286 (2004)
Water Area
Fresh Water; Salt Water; Brack Water;
Habitat
reef-associated
Depth Range (m)
0 - 40
Importance in Fisheries
commercial
Threat to Humans
reports of ciguatera poisoning
IUCN Red List Status
Vulnerable

Mitogenome Annotation by MitoAnnotator

You can download standardized annotation of the Megalops atlanticus mitogenomic sequence via the links below.

For details about our automatic annotation engine, refer to MitoAnnotator. The annotation file can be directly used for sequence data submission via NCBI GenBank (BankIt) Submission System. or DDBJ Nucleotide Sequence Submission System.

The following image is a visual representation of the mitogenome created by Chloroplot.

Other Resources

Order: Elopiformes

Family: Megalopidae

Genus: Megalops

Species: Megalops atlanticus

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