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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenticirrhus americanus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 159326

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 editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSciaenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenticirrhus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenticirrhus Gill, 1861
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyprinus americanus Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenthicirrhus americanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenticirrhus martinicensis (Cuvier, 1830)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerca alburnus Linnaeus, 1766
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUmbrina arenata Cuvier, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUmbrina gracilis Cuvier, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUmbrina martinicensis Cuvier, 1830
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsouthern kingfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsouthern kingcroaker  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorberrugato zorro  [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 editorCaligus haemulonis Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (44 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (84 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 (27 nucleotides; 24 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: from New York to Texas, USA and Bay of Campeche to Buenos Aires, Argentina; absent in southern Florida and the Antilles [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159326
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Menticirrhus americanus (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=159326 on 2014-09-30
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