WoRMS taxon details

Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)

151482  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151482)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

(ofGasterosteus saltatrix Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Bermuda  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Bermuda [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151482 on 2018-12-16
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original description Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofTemnodon conidens Castelnau, 1861) Castelnau, F. L. (1861). Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe. <em>Paris.</em> i-vii + 1-78., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1722840#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofGasterosteus saltatrix Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. <i>J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A)</i>: 1-37 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Juveniles feed on crustaceans, molluscs and small bluefish; adults feed on a variety of fish [details]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to Bermuda [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 2- 200 m in oceanic and coastal waters, most common in surf areas. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Green lamprey, thresher, blue shark, longfin mako (For a complete list, see fishbase.org) [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch zeepiranhaelweblauwebaarsblauwe vis  [details]
English snapperbluefishblue fish  [details]
French tassergal  [details]
German Blaufisch  [details]
Hebrew גומבר טורפני [from synonym]  [details]
Italian serra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Γοφάρι  [details]
Norwegian dyphavsabbor  [details]
Portuguese anchova  [details]
Russian Луфарь обыкновенный  [details]
Spanish anjova de bancoanjovaanchova de banco  [details]
Swedish blåfisk  [details]
Turkish lufer [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Луфар звичайний  [details]
Pomatomus saltator (Linnaeus, 1766)
 Pomatomus saltator ...
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Pomatomus saltator (Linnaeus, 1766)
 Pomatomus saltator ...
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