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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802) 
AphiaID: 158691

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 editorClupeiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrevoortia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrevoortia Gill, 1861
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea carolinensis Gray, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea menhaden Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea neglecta Rafinesque, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea tyrannus Latrobe, 1802
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshadineUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroceaanforelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse sardine  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormossbunkerUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbug fishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic menhaden  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeenicus radiatus Le Sueur, 1824 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBomolochus teres Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus chelifer Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropus brevoortiae Rathbun, 1887 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavellisa spinosa Wilson C.B., 1915 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNothobomolochus teres (Wilson C.B., 1911) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (14 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (258 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (423 nucleotides; 320 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feed on zooplankton and phytoplankton, especially diatoms and copepods [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia southward to Indian River, Florida [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found to depths of 20 m. Move from enclosed, coastal waters to deeper waters in winter. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Highly commercial [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Pollock, seabirds, whales and porpoises [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawn throughout the year, external fertilization; nursery areas in estuaries  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158691
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802). 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=158691 on 2014-08-01
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