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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 218429

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 editorGnathanodon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathanodon Bleeker, 1851
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathanodon Bleeker, 1851
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx cives De Vis, 1884
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx edentulus Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx panamensis Gill, 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx speciosus (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathandon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathonodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber speciosus Forsskål, 1775
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgolden trevally  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjurel dorado  [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]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGazi Bay [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeenicus longiventris Wilson C.B., 1917 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus longipedis Bassett-Smith, 1898 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus rotundigenitalis Yü, 1933 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (34 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (50 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 (28 nucleotides; 21 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Forms schools. Occurs in deep lagoons and seaward reefs where they feed by rooting for crustaceans and other invertebrates in the sand. Also feeds on small fishes. Juveniles are often found on reefs (Ref. 9283). It is noted for its behaviour to closely swim around other large fish, but also following divers (Ref. 10361).The species in never toxic (Ref. 4795). Marketed fresh and salted/dried (Ref.9283). Juveniles are used in the aquarium trade. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218429
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Gnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775). 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=218429 on 2014-10-23
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