WoRMS name details

Liza melinoptera (Valenciennes, 1836)

218889  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218889)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Schools in shallow coastal waters; enters lagoons, estuaries, and rivers to feed (Ref. 9812). Feeds on plant detritus,...  
Description Schools in shallow coastal waters; enters lagoons, estuaries, and rivers to feed (Ref. 9812). Feeds on plant detritus, microalgae, minute benthic organisms, and organic matter in sand and mud; juveniles feed on planktonic algae (Ref. 9812). Also caught with stakenets and is marketed fresh (Ref. 9812). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Liza melinoptera (Valenciennes, 1836). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218889 on 2018-09-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2017-11-08 08:07:26Z
changed

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basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Schools in shallow coastal waters; enters lagoons, estuaries, and rivers to feed (Ref. 9812). Feeds on plant detritus, microalgae, minute benthic organisms, and organic matter in sand and mud; juveniles feed on planktonic algae (Ref. 9812). Also caught with stakenets and is marketed fresh (Ref. 9812). [details]
LanguageName 
English otomebora mullet  [details]