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Belone gerania (non Valenciennes, 1846)
Misapplied name for Tylosurus acus acus (non Valenciennes, 1846)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Belone; Species: gerania; (non Valenciennes, 1846)
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
In Cuvier & Valenciennes.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, belone = needle; any fish with sharp pointed snout; also Pierre Belon, 1517-64, French zoologist born in Le Mans. Professor at the College de France, author of " La nature et diversité des poissons", 1551 (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
 
 

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