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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChanidae 
AphiaID: 154432

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGonorhynchiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGonorhynchiformes
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

Vernacular
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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormilkfish  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChanos Lacepède, 1803

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorButirinus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlbula Scopoli, 1777
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChanno accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChanos Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLutodeira accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChanos Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMugile accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMugil Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, brackish
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Chiefly marine and brackish; occasionally freshwater. Distribution: Indian and tropical Pacific Oceans. Body fusiform and compressed. Mouth terminal. Upper jaw nonprotrusible. Scales cycloid. Pelvic fin with 11 or 12 rays. Dorsal fin with 13-17 rays. Anal fin with 9-11 rays. Branchiostegal rays 4. Swim bladder present. Attains a maximum length of 1.7 m, but usually to a length of 1 m. Valued as food fish in Southeast Asia, where it is being cultured extensively in ponds. The supply of young chanids for ponds are being caught inshore. No breeding takes place in ponds.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154432
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Date   action   by
2005-04-18 08:19:08Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Chanidae. 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=154432 on 2014-08-23
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