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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelene setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815) 
AphiaID: 159647

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 editorSelene (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelene
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVomer setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZeus setapinnis Mitchill, 1815
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 editormoonfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhump-backed butterfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblunt-nosed shinerUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic moonfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjorobado caballa  [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus robustus Bassett-Smith, 1898 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus longipedis Bassett-Smith, 1898 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes heckelii (Krøyer, 1863) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus heckelii Kollar in Krøyer, 1863 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (37 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 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 (18 nucleotides; 18 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 small fishes and crustaceans. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 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]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Adults usually found near the bottom from inshore waters to at least 54 m depth, but may form schools near the surface. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Highly Commercial, fishery, aquarium fish [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159647
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). Selene setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815). 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=159647 on 2014-07-14
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