EPPO Global Database

Latimeria chalumnae(LATMCH)

Overview
Last modification: 2010-04-13

Basic information
  • EPPO code: LATMCH
  • Preferred name: Latimeria chalumnae
  • Authority: Smith

Notes

This is the famous \"living fossil\" fish from the Indian Ocean.


Common names
Name Language
Komoren-Quastenflosser German
West Indian Ocean coelacanth English
celacanto de Comores Spanish
coelacanthe French
celacanto Italian
ラティメリア Japanese
ratimeria Japanese
gewone coelacant Dutch
celacanto Portuguese
латимерия Russian
havstofsstjärt Swedish
tofsstjärtfisk Swedish