WoRMS taxon details

Encrasicholina punctifer Fowler, 1938

219982  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219982)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description A schooling species found inshore and in oceanic waters, hundreds of miles from land. Sometimes entering large atoll...  
Description A schooling species found inshore and in oceanic waters, hundreds of miles from land. Sometimes entering large atoll lagoons or deep, clear bays. Ranks among the most important food (bait) for tuna and other large pelagic fishes (Ref. 1602). Processed into nuoc-mam, a kind of fish pickle, in Indo-China (Ref. 4929).  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Encrasicholina punctifer Fowler, 1938. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219982 on 2019-08-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
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]   

basis of record Losse, G.F. (1968). The elopoid and clupeoid fishes of East African coastal waters. JEANHS 27(2): 77-115 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description A schooling species found inshore and in oceanic waters, hundreds of miles from land. Sometimes entering large atoll lagoons or deep, clear bays. Ranks among the most important food (bait) for tuna and other large pelagic fishes (Ref. 1602). Processed into nuoc-mam, a kind of fish pickle, in Indo-China (Ref. 4929).  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English buccaneer anchovy  [details]
Japanese タイワンアイノコイワシ  [details]