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Jenkinsia lamprotaenia Dwarf round herring

Jenkinsia lamprotaeniais commonly referred to as Dwarf round herring. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
4643 
AphiaID:
281198 
Scientific:
Jenkinsia lamprotaenia 
German:
Rundhering 
English:
Dwarf Round Herring 
Category:
Herrings 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Clupeiformes (Order) > Clupeidae (Family) > Jenkinsia (Genus) > lamprotaenia (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gosse, ), 1851 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Central Atlantic, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
up to 2.95" (7.5 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Krill, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-16 14:13:50 

Info

(Gosse, 1851)

Distribution:
Western Central Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean south to Tobago. Antilles.

Biology:
schooling species usually occurring inshore. Feeds on zooplankton. Preyed upon by many larger fishes and squids.
Important as live bait for scombrids.
In 1937, at Kingston, Jamaica it spawns during the winter months. Travels long distance.

Synonymised taxa:
Clupea lamprotaenia Gosse, 1851
Jenjinsia lamprotaenia (Gosse, 1851) (misspelling)
Jenkinsia bermudana Rivas, 1946
Jenkinsia lamproteania (Gosse, 1851) (misspelling)
Jenkinsia viridis (Bean, 1912)
Stolephorus viridis Bean, 1912

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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