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Harengula clupeola False herring

Harengula clupeolais commonly referred to as False herring. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
4719 
AphiaID:
277549 
Scientific:
Harengula clupeola 
German:
Falscher Hering 
English:
False Herring 
Category:
Herrings 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Clupeiformes (Order) > Clupeidae (Family) > Harengula (Genus) > clupeola (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, USA, Venezuela 
Size:
3.94" - 7.09" (10cm - 18cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Bosmiden, Brine Shrimps, Clams, Copepods, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Mysis, Snails, Worms, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-12 13:10:38 

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(Cuvier, 1829)

Distribution
Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and southeastern Florida to northern Brazil, including the Bahamas, the entire Caribbean and the West Indies.

Biology
Occurs in coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, tolerating low salinities.
Can tolerate a broad range of salinity levels Forms schools, small individuals often along sandy beaches.
Its flesh has an unpleasant odor.
Utilized as fishmeal.

Synonymised taxa:
Alosa bishopi Müller & Troschel, 1847
Clupea clupeola Cuvier, 1829
Clupea macrophthalma Ranzani, 1842
Harengula latulus Valenciennes, 1847

External links

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

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