(Accipitridae; Ϯ Grey-headed Fishing Eagle I. ichthyaetus) Gr. ιχθυοφαγος ikhthuophagos  fish-eating  < ιχθυς ikhthus, ιχθυος ikhthuos  fish; -φαγος -phagos  -eating  < φαγειν phagein  to eat; "Genre: ICTHYOPHAGA, Less.; Icthyaëtus, La Fresn. (nom usité en 1829 par Kaup); haliætus, Horsf. hab. la Malaisie. — Icthyiophaga javana; falco icthyiaëtus, Horsf., tran. Linn. XIII, p. 136, et Zool. resear. fig.; icthyaëtus bicolor, gray; La Fresne. dict. un., 1839. hab. les bords des lacs et riviéres de Java." (Lesson 1843); "Icthyophaga Lesson, Écho du Monde Savant (2), 7, 1843, col. 14. Type, by monotypy, Icthyophaga javana Lesson = Falco ichthyætus Horsfield." (Peters 1931, 1, 259).
Var. Ichthyophaga, Icthyiophaga.
Synon. Ichthyaetus, Polioaetus.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 16 January 2019).