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Atherinops affinis Topsmelt, Topsmelt Silverside

Atherinops affinisis commonly referred to as Topsmelt, Topsmelt Silverside. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
3560 
AphiaID:
279812 
Scientific:
Atherinops affinis 
German:
Neuweltlicher Ährenfisch 
English:
Topsmelt, Topsmelt Silverside 
Category:
Silversides 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Atheriniformes (Order) > Atherinidae (Family) > Atherinops (Genus) > affinis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ayres, ), 1860 
Occurrence:
Canada , Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific) 
Sea depth:
0 - 26 Meter 
Size:
up to 14.57" (37 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 77 °F (20°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort) 
Tank:
659.94 gal (~ 3000L) 
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:
2017-12-13 12:44:25 

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(Ayres, 1860)

Common in bays, muddy and rocky areas and kelp beds, also in estuaries

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Atheriniformes (Order) > Atherinidae (Family) > Atherinopsinae (Subfamily) > Atherinops (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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