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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiramphus brasiliensis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 159279

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 editorBeloniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiramphidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiramphus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiramphus brasiliensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiramphus Cuvier, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsox brasiliensis Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiramphus brownii Valenciennes, 1847
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemirhamphus filamentosus Poey, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrognathus brevirostris Gronow, 1854
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 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorballyhoo halfbeakUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorballyhoo  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoragujeta brasileña  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 editorLernanthropodes cucullus Bere, 1936 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (53 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 (20 nucleotides; 17 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 mainly on sea grasses and small fishes  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil, including the Caribbean Sea; absent in Bermuda [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat An inshore, surface-dwelling species forming sizeable schools.  [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Bait [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159279
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). Hemiramphus brasiliensis (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=159279 on 2014-12-22
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