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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818) 
AphiaID: 159497

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus ciliatus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus Oken, 1817
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ciliatus Mitchill, 1818
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ciliatus Mitchill, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus davidsonii Cope, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus occidentalis Günther, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus piraaca Kner, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonocanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818) (misspelling)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfringed filefish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlija de clavo  [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (36 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (48 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 (21 nucleotides; 21 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
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 plants, algae and small crustaceans [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Newfoundland, Bermuda and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found to 50m depths, commonly in grass beds, but also over sandy and rocky bottoms. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Subsistence fishery [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Bony fishes [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159497
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Monacanthus ciliatus. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159497 on 2016-08-25
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