WoRMS taxon details

Trachinotus africanus Smith, 1967

218439  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218439)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits coastal waters with reefs and rocks. Normally in pairs but may form schools, found at a depth of 100 m. Juveniles...  
Description Inhabits coastal waters with reefs and rocks. Normally in pairs but may form schools, found at a depth of 100 m. Juveniles in sheltered bays. Feeds on molluscs (mussels) and crabs (Ref. 5213). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Trachinotus africanus Smith, 1967. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218439 on 2018-11-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

From other sources
Description Inhabits coastal waters with reefs and rocks. Normally in pairs but may form schools, found at a depth of 100 m. Juveniles in sheltered bays. Feeds on molluscs (mussels) and crabs (Ref. 5213). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English southern pompano  [details]