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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinotus falcatus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 367285

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 editorTrachinotus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinotus Lacepède, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus falcatus Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  basis of record FishBase, version december 2007, available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpermit  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (36 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (122 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 ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Adults feed on mollusks, crabs, shrimps, and small fishes; juveniles on benthic invertebrates [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Emerald Bank to southeastern Brazil, including Bahamas and many of the West Indies. Also in Bermuda, Gulf of Mexico  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Adults frequently in channels or holes, over sandy flats, around reefs, and at times over mud bottoms; usually solitary or in small schools; smaller fish tolerate brackishwater. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawn offshore  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:367285
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-09-10 06:25:12Z  created  Bailly, Nicolas
2009-06-16 07:05:49Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Trachinotus falcatus (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=367285 on 2014-08-20
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