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. (2024). 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 2024-02-27
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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]   

original description  (of Sciaena safgha Forsskål, 1775) Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564
page(s): 53, xii [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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]