WoRMS taxon details

Argentina silus (Ascanius, 1775)

126715  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126715)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Davis Strait to George's Bank   
Distribution Davis Strait to George's Bank  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Argentina silus (Ascanius, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126715 on 2018-02-23
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Ascanius, P. (1767-1805). Icones rerum naturalium, ou figures enluminées d'histoire naturelle du Nord. Copenhagen, 1767-1806. 5 parts, 36 pp., 50 pls. Pt. 1 (1867), 22 pp., Pls. 1-10; 2 (1772), 8 pp., Pls. 11-20; 3 (1775), 6 pp., Pls. 21-30; 4 (1777), 6 pp., Pls. 31-40; 5 (1805), 8 pp., Pls. 41-50.
page(s): 117 [details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 117 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSalmo silus Ascanius, 1775) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on planktonic invertebrates including euphausiids, amphipods, chaetognaths, squids and ctenophores, also small fishes [details]

Distribution Davis Strait to George's Bank  [details]

Habitat Probably form schools close to the bottom. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social - Commercial, fishery [details]

Reproduction Spawns from April to July  [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish guldlaks  [details]
Dutch zilversmeltgrote zilversmelt  [details]
English silver smeltlarge argentinegreater argentineAtlantic argentineargentine  [details]
French grande argentineargentine  [details]
German GoldlachsGlasauge  [details]
Icelandic gulllax  [details]
Norwegian stavsildberglax  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål vassild  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk vassild  [details]
Portuguese biqueirão branco  [details]
Spanish pez de platapejerrey  [details]
Swedish guldlax  [details]
Welsh pysgodyn arian mawr  [details]