WoRMS taxon details

Menidia menidia (Linnaeus, 1766)

159228  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159228)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofAtherina menidia Linnaeus, 1766) 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]   
Distribution southern Gulf of St. Lawrence region to Florida  
Distribution southern Gulf of St. Lawrence region to Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Menidia menidia (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159228 on 2018-04-26
Date
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofAtherina menidia Linnaeus, 1766) 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 Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAtherina menidia Linnaeus, 1766) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMenida menida (Linnaeus, 1766)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAtherina boscii Valenciennes, 1835) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAtherina notata Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAtherina viridescens Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMenidia dentex Goode & Bean, 1882) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMenidia notata (Mitchill, 1815)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPhoxargyrea dayi Fowler, 1903) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on copepods, mysids, shrimps, small squids and marine worms  [details]

Distribution southern Gulf of St. Lawrence region to Florida [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Pelagic species, found on sandy seashores and in mouths of inlets. [details]

Importance Scientific- trout food [details]

Reproduction External fertilization.Spawns from March to August  [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch kornaarvisAtlantische koornaarvis  [details]
English sperlingsilversidegreen smeldtAtlantic silverside  [details]
French capucette  [details]
German gezeiten Ährenfisch  [details]
Menidia menidia - Atlantic silverside
 Menidia menidia - A...
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