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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago sihama (Forsskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 127046

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 editorSillaginidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherina sihama Forsskål, 1775
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycephalus sihamus (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSciaena malabarica Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago acuta Cuvier, 1816
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago erythraea Cuvier, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago ihama (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago malabarica (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago sehama (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
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 editorsilver sillago  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorסילגו נודד  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsivruburun gumus  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Lebanon
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLebanon (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGazi Bay [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [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 editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthochondria shawi Yü, 1935 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobomatus sillaginis West, 1983 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropus sillaginis Pillai, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropus villiersi Delamare Deboutteville & Nunes-Ruivo, 1954 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNothobomolochus lateolabracis (Yamaguti & Yamasu, 1959) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobomatus asiaticus Hayward, 1996 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobomatus fulloonae Hayward, 1996 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobomatus westi Hayward, 1996 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnicolax quadrispinulus Lin & Ho, 2006 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParabrachiella sihama Song & Chen, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobomatus asiaticus Hayward, 1996 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
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 (93 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (107 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (217 nucleotides; 90 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 Lebanon (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs at a temperature range of 26.0-29.0 °C (Ref. 4959). Forms schools in estuaries and bays; common along beaches, sandbars, mangrove creeks and estuaries; but very rarely captured by prawn trawling vessels. Buries itself in the sand when danger approaches (Ref. 6205). Feeds mainly on consists of polychaete worms, small prawns (Penaeus), other crustacea, shrimps and amphipods (Ref. 6226 & 6227). Sexually mature at 13 to 14 cm length. Marketed fresh and frozen (Ref. 9987). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127046
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). Sillago sihama (Forsskål, 1775). 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=127046 on 2014-08-31
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