WoRMS taxon details

Ambassis natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908

220039  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220039)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gilchrist, J. D. F.; Thompson, W. W. (1908). Descriptions of fishes from the coast of Natal. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> v. 6 (pt 2): 145-206. [details]   
Description Tolerant of freshwater within a temperature range of 19-27°C. In summer, feeds mainly in early evening and late morning...  
Description Tolerant of freshwater within a temperature range of 19-27°C. In summer, feeds mainly in early evening and late morning while in winter, it feeds both day and night on crustaceans as well as insects (aquatic and terrestial) and fish (Ref. 7248). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Ambassis natalensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220039 on 2022-09-25
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Gilchrist, J. D. F.; Thompson, W. W. (1908). Descriptions of fishes from the coast of Natal. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> v. 6 (pt 2): 145-206. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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From other sources
Description Tolerant of freshwater within a temperature range of 19-27°C. In summer, feeds mainly in early evening and late morning while in winter, it feeds both day and night on crustaceans as well as insects (aquatic and terrestial) and fish (Ref. 7248). [details]
LanguageName 
English slender glassy  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Ambassis natalensis FIN026143 Slide 120 mm)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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