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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis ciliaris (Bloch, 1787) 
AphiaID: 159629

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 editorCarangidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis ciliaris (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectes ciliaris (Bloch, 1787) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis breviventralis Wakiya, 1924
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis cilaris (Bloch, 1787) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis cilliaris Bloch, 1787 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis crinitus (Mitchill, 1826)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis indica (Cuvier, 1833)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectis temmincki Wakiya, 1924
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlepharichthys crinitus (Mitchill, 1826)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlepharis ciliaris (Bloch, 1787)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlepharis crinitus (Mitchill, 1826)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlepharis fasciatus Rüppell, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlepharis indicus Cuvier, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlepharis major Cuvier, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlepharis sutor Cuvier, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarangoides ajax Snyder, 1904
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGallus virescens Lacepède, 1802
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHynnis cubensis Poey, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHynnis hopkinsi Jordan & Starks, 1895
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyris analis Poey, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZeus ciliaris Bloch, 1787
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZeus crinitus Mitchill, 1826
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZeus gallus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
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 editorAfrican pompano  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpámpano de hebra  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (29 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (112 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; 20 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Juveniles occur in open seas near the surface, adults near the bottom from shallow waters to 100 m; rarely occurs in coral reefs. Solitary at adult stage. Feeds on sedentary or slow moving crustaceans, small crabs and occasionally on small fish (Ref. 9283). Adults mainly taken on hook and line, especially on light tackle while juveniles often caught with beach seines. Excellent food fish (Ref. 9626) and is marketed fresh or dried/salted (Ref. 9283). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Worldwide in tropical seas. Western Atlantic: North Truro Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda to Santos, Brazil; throughout the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159629
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). Alectis ciliaris (Bloch, 1787). 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=159629 on 2014-12-19
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