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Atherinomorus stipes Hardhead silverside, Bristle Herring


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lexID:
10286 
AphiaID:
272038 
Scientific:
Atherinomorus stipes 
German:
Ährenfisch 
English:
Hardhead Silverside, Bristle Herring  
Category:
Silversides 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Atheriniformes (Order) > Atherinidae (Family) > Atherinomorus (Genus) > stipes (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Müller & Troschel, ), 1848 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Barbados, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Grenada, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, South America, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
0,25 - 50 Meter 
Size:
2.76" - 3.94" (7,5cm - 10cm) 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (26,4°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Amphipods, Aquatic plant, Copepods, Crustaceans, Isopods, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-12-29 18:39:58 

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(Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Atherinomorus stipes is found in subtropical shallow waters over coral reefs and nearby soft bottoms and feeds on zooplankton.
Atherinomorus stipes is is found in large schools and used as a favored baitfish.

Synonyms:
Atherina laticeps Poey, 1860
Atherina stipes Müller & Troschel, 1848
Atherina velieana Goode & Bean, 1880
Atherinomorphus stipes (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Atheriniformes (Order) > Atherinidae (Family) > Atherinomorinae (Subfamily) > Atherinomorus (Genus) > Atherinomorus stipes (Species)

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