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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818) 
AphiaID: 159600

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 editorClupeiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma Rafinesque, 1820
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChatoessus ellipticus Kirtland, 1838
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChatoessus insociabilis Abbott, 1861
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea heterura Rafinesque, 1818 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupea heterurus Rafinesque, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma cepedianum exile Jordan & Gilbert, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma lacepedi Berry, 1958
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma notata Rafinesque, 1820
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops bimaculata Lesueur, 1847
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalops cepediana Lesueur, 1818
Sources  basis of record Fishbase, available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgizzard shad  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralose à gésier  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsardina molleja  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma cepedianum exile Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818)
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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus clupeidarum Johnson S.K. & Rogers, 1972 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus lanceolatus Wilson C.B., 1916 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus megaceros Wilson C.B., 1916 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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 (313 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 (45 nucleotides; 61 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet A herbivorous filter-feeder almost entirely [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northwest Atlantic: North America and Gulf of Mexico drainage (S.E. South Dakota and central Minnesota, Great Lakes drainage, i.e. in Lake Erie, southern parts of Lakes Huron and Michigan, Lake Ontario basin; not Lake Superior; southernmost New York southward to the Mississippi system and to Gulf southward to Río Pánuco, Mexico. 50°N to 45°N [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occur mainly in freshwater in large rivers, reservoirs, lakes, swamps, temporary floodwater pools, etc., but adults also found in brackish or saline water of estuaries or bays, preferring quieter open waters. Juveniles are found in great abundance well upstream from brackish water. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery, aquarium, bait [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breed near the surface in freshwater from late winter (mid-March) through most of the summer (at least to about mid-August). The adhesive eggs sink [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159600
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). Dorosoma cepedianum. 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=159600 on 2014-07-24
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