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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenidia menidia (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 159228

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 editorAtheriniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherinopsidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenidiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenidia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenidia Bonaparte, 1836
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherina boscii Valenciennes, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherina menidia Linnaeus, 1766 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherina notata Mitchill, 1815
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherina viridescens Mitchill, 1815
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenida menida (Linnaeus, 1766) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenidia dentex Goode & Bean, 1882
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenidia notata (Mitchill, 1815)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoxargyrea dayi Fowler, 1903
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 editorkornaarvis  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsperlingUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilversideUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreen smeldtUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic silverside  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorcapucette  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
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 editorErgasilus manicatus Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus rapax Milne Edwards, 1840 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (25 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (119 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (122 nucleotides; 52 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on copepods, mysids, shrimps, small squids and marine worms  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Gulf of St. Lawrence region to Florida [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Pelagic species, found on sandy seashores and in mouths of inlets. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Scientific- trout food [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction External fertilization.Spawns from March to August  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159228
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Menidia menidia. 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=159228 on 2014-08-20
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