WoRMS taxon details

Ablennes hians (Valenciennes, 1846)

159246  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159246)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits coastal and oceanic waters but more often found near islands (Ref. 5213). Feeds mainly on small fishes. Marketed...  
Description Inhabits coastal and oceanic waters but more often found near islands (Ref. 5213). Feeds mainly on small fishes. Marketed mostly fresh and salted. Utilized also smoked and frozen (Ref. 9987). Reaches at least 120 cm in total length or 90 cm body length (excluding head and caudal fin) and because the jaws are frequently broken, the latter measurement must be used (Ref. 9682). [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: northward strays to Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil   
Distribution Western Atlantic: northward strays to Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Ablennes hians (Valenciennes, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159246 on 2018-11-19
Date
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

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

From other sources
Description Inhabits coastal and oceanic waters but more often found near islands (Ref. 5213). Feeds mainly on small fishes. Marketed mostly fresh and salted. Utilized also smoked and frozen (Ref. 9987). Reaches at least 120 cm in total length or 90 cm body length (excluding head and caudal fin) and because the jaws are frequently broken, the latter measurement must be used (Ref. 9682). [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: northward strays to Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English flat needlefish  [details]
Japanese ハマダツ  [details]
Spanish agujón sable  [details]