WoRMS taxon details

Hyporhamphus meeki Banford & Collette, 1993

159280  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159280)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Banford, H. M.; Collette, B. B. (1993). Hyporhamphus meeki, a new species of halfbeak (Teleostei: Hemiramphidae) from the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 106(2): 369-384. [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and throughout the Gulf of Mexico to Yucatán, Mexico  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and throughout the Gulf of Mexico to Yucatán, Mexico [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Hyporhamphus meeki Banford & Collette, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159280 on 2021-05-12
Date
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Banford, H. M.; Collette, B. B. (1993). Hyporhamphus meeki, a new species of halfbeak (Teleostei: Hemiramphidae) from the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 106(2): 369-384. [details]   

basis of record Collette, B. B., ; Klein-MacPhee, G. (2002). Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. <em>Smithsonian Institution Press.</em> 1-748. [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2021)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on algae and small organisms  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and throughout the Gulf of Mexico to Yucatán, Mexico [details]

Habitat Found inshore, over sandy, vegetated areas.  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
LanguageName 
English false silverstripe halfbeakAmerican halfbeak  [details]
Spanish agujeta flaca  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Hyporhamphus unifasciatus P13797 illustration)
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