WoRMS taxon details

Selene setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815)

159647  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159647)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada through most of the West Indies; along coasts of Gulf of Mexico and South America to...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada through most of the West Indies; along coasts of Gulf of Mexico and South America to Mar del Plata, Argentina. Absent from the Bahamas  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Selene setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159647 on 2018-04-21
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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]   

additional source Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofZeus setapinnis Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofVomer setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans. [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada through most of the West Indies; along coasts of Gulf of Mexico and South America to Mar del Plata, Argentina. Absent from the Bahamas  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Adults usually found near the bottom from inshore waters to at least 54 m depth, but may form schools near the surface. [details]

Importance Social- Highly Commercial, fishery, aquarium fish [details]
 

LanguageName 
English moonfishhump-backed butterfishblunt-nosed shinerAtlantic moonfish  [details]
Spanish jorobado caballa  [details]