WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElops saurus Linnaeus, 1766

157875  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157875)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Cod to southern Brazil  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Cod to southern Brazil [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Elops saurus Linnaeus, 1766. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157875 on 2018-01-19

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2005-05-24 14:41:52Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   

basis of record MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feed mainly on crustaceans and small fishes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Cod to southern Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occur in shallow neritic areas, over muddy bottoms. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social - Minor Commercial, gamefish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawn in the open sea  [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallitetrarhynchus gracilis (Rudolphi, 1819) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElopicola nolancribbi Bullard, 2014 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus mugilis Vogt, 1877 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLecithochirium pritchardae (Singh & Gupta, 1985) Madhavi, 2011 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropus rathbuni Wilson C.B., 1922 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorladyfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormachete del Atlántico  [details]