Tarpon, oxeye (Megalops cyprinoides)

(Broussonet, 1782); MEGALOPIDAE FAMILY; also called indo-Pacific tarpon, ox-eye herring, bulan-bulan, buan-buan, hairen.
The oxyeye tarpon is broadly distributed in the Indo-Pacific. It is found in the Red Sea and Natal, South Africa to the Society Islands, north to southern Korea and south to the Arafura Sea, New South Wales. It is restricted to high islands in Micronesia. This species is reported as far inland as the lower Shire in Malawi and the Save-Runde junction in Zimbabwe and widespread in the Lower Zambezi River channels up to Marromeu and in the Micelo River up to Malingapanzi.
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