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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 127006

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron Kaup, 1826
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApolectus niger (Bloch, 1793)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentronotus gardenii Lacepède, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentronotus spinosus Mitchill, 1815
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElacate atlantica Cuvier, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElacate bivittata Cuvier, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElacate canada (Linnaeus, 1766)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElacate falcipinnis Gosse, 1851
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElacate malabarica Cuvier, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElacate motta Cuvier, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElacate nigra (Bloch, 1793)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElacate pondiceriana Cuvier, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterosteus canadus Linnaeus, 1766
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeladerma nigerrima Swainson, 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaucrates niger (Bloch, 1793)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachicentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentrodon canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron canadus (Linnaeus, 1766) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron typus Kaup, 1826
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentrum canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber niger Bloch, 1793
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus canadensis Gronow, 1854
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcobia  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorקוביה כל-ימית  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcobia  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Israel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIsrael (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeolophus sultanus (Milne Edwards, 1840) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus epidemicus Hewitt, 1971 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus spinifer Kirtisinghe, 1937 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapetalus occidentalis Wilson C.B., 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTuxophorus caligodes Wilson C.B., 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus haemulonis Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (42 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (65 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Cultured Aquatic species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (150 nucleotides; 132 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Israel (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in a variety of habitats, over mud, sand and gravel bottoms; over coral reefs and off rock shores (Ref. 10948) and in mangrove sloughs; inshore around pilings and buoys, and offshore around drifting and stationary objects; occasionally in estuaries (Ref. 9739). Encountered in the water column up to a depth of 50 m (Ref. 9626). . Feeds on crabs, fish and squids (Refs. 5213; 10948) . Caught in small quantities due to its solitary behavior (Ref. 9626). Good food fish, marketed fresh (Ref. 5284), smoked and frozen (Ref. 9987) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on crabs, fishes, and squids  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: 43.25°N to Bermuda and Massachusetts, USA to Argentina, including the Gulf of Mexico and entire Caribbean  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occurs in a variety of habitats, over mud, sand and gravel bottoms; over coral reefs, off rocky shores and in mangrove sloughs; inshore around pilings and buoys, and offshore around drifting and stationary objects; occasionally in estuaries. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Monotypic genus. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawns during the warm months in the western Atlantic; eggs and larvae planktonic [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127006
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127006 on 2014-08-29
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