WoRMS taxon details

Elops machnata (Forsskål, 1775)

212252  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212252)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits coastal waters, entering lagoons and estuaries. Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 5213). Probably spawns...  
Description Inhabits coastal waters, entering lagoons and estuaries. Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 5213). Probably spawns at sea, but the transparent larvae migrate to inshore areas and are often found in brackish water (Ref. 7050) <111> Widespread throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans, east indies, China, Japan, and Hawaii <360>. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Elops machnata (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212252 on 2018-11-15
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-08-03 12:26:57Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

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

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits coastal waters, entering lagoons and estuaries. Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 5213). Probably spawns at sea, but the transparent larvae migrate to inshore areas and are often found in brackish water (Ref. 7050) <111> Widespread throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans, east indies, China, Japan, and Hawaii <360>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English tenpounder  [details]