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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 159306

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 editorCyprinodontiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFundulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFundulus (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFundulus heteroclitus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFundulus Lacepède, 1803
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 editormummichog  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorchoquemort  [details]
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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFundulus heteroclitus diaphanus (Lesueur, 1817)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFundulus heteroclitus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFundulus heteroclitus macrolepidotus (Walbaum, 1792)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFundulus heteroclitus bermudae Günther, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFundulus bermudae Günther, 1874
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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeenicus radiatus Le Sueur, 1824 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus manicatus Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus rufimaculatus Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus funduli Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaea cyprinacea Linnaeus, 1758 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (23 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (397 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 (91525 nucleotides; 580 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
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 crustaceans, polychaetes, insect larvae and vegetables [details]

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

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Benthopelagic species, found in saltwater marshes and tidal creeks, occasionally enters fresh water. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Kingfishers, brook trout, bullfrogs, bluefish, sandbar shark [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawns in shallow waters from April to August, external fertilization, eggs are deposited into the shells of Modiolus demissus [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159306
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2013-01-08 14:50:09Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2013-05-30 06:24:41Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Fundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766). 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=159306 on 2014-04-21
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