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Synodus synodus


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lexID:
4696 
AphiaID:
126373 
Scientific:
Synodus synodus 
German:
"Diamant"-Eidechsenfisch 
English:
Diamond Lizardfish 
Category:
Poissons-Lézards 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Synodus (Genus) > synodus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, Barbados, Jamaica, São Tomé e Principé, Haiti, Uruguay, Madeira, Atlantique Est, Atlantique Ouest, Bahamas, Bermudes, Brésil, Canada, Canaries, Caraïbes, Floride, golfe du Mexique, îles Caïmans, Kuba, Le Cap-Vert, Polynésie Française, Republique dominicaine, Sainte Hélène, Sumatra, USA 
Size:
20 cm - 33 cm 
Temperature:
9°C - 28°C 
Food:
Flatfish, Predatory, Zoobenthos, poissons (petits poissons), poissons coralliens de toutes les espèces 
Difficulty:
Pour aquariophiles éprouvés 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-03 14:37:16 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Madeira, Canary Islands, and St. Helena Island; range extending to São Tomé Island.
Western Atlantic: Florida, USA and southwestern Gulf of Mexico to Uruguay, including the Caribbean.
Northwest Atlantic: Canada.

Biology
Primarily found in shallow inshore waters.
Rests on hard surfaces rather than on sand.
Also occurs in reef areas, but ventures into open shelf water as deep as 90 m.
Caught with several types of artisanal gear. Reportedly good to eat, but not utilized widely.

Synonymised taxa:
Esox synodus Linnaeus, 1758
Saurus atlanticus Johnson, 1863
Saurus meleagrides Valenciennes, 1834
Saurus meleagris (Valenciennes, 1847) (misspelling)
Saurus synodus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synodus atlanticus (Johnson, 1863)
Synodus fasciatus Lacepède, 1803
Synodus meleagrides (Valenciennes, 1834)
Synodus nicholsi Breder, 1927
Synodus synodus atlanticus (Johnson, 1863)

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