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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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (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
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. 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 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 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. (2014). Monacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818). 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=159497 on 2014-11-24
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