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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApogon maculatus (Poey, 1860) 
AphiaID: 159589

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 editorApogonidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorApogoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApogon (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApogon maculatus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApogon Lacepède, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonoprion maculatus Poey, 1860
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 editorflamefish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcardenal manchado  [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 (48 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (46 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 (38 nucleotides; 38 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: Woods Hole to Bermuda, Bahamas, and Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Larvae stray into Canadian waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Commonly found along sea walls and pilings, in harbors, and coral reefs. A nocturnal species, it remains hidden in cracks and crevices during the day. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- aquarium fish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Males with eggs have been spotted in Bahamas in June and July  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159589
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Apogon maculatus (Poey, 1860). 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=159589 on 2014-12-28
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