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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmia calva Linnaeus, 1766 
AphiaID: 157877

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 editorAmiiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmia calva (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmia Linnaeus, 1766
Sources  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. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbowfin  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpoisson-castor  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaea cyprinacea Linnaeus, 1758 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (643 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (465 nucleotides; 151 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157877
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-02-23 15:31:27Z  checked  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Amia calva Linnaeus, 1766. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157877 on 2014-12-20
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