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Harengula humeralis

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lexID:
4713 
AphiaID:
-999 
Scientific:
Harengula humeralis 
German:
Rotohren-Sardine, Rotohr-Sardine 
English:
Redear Herring 
Category:
Harengs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Clupeiformes (Order) > Clupeidae (Family) > Harengula (Genus) > humeralis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Guatemala, French Guiana, Jamaica, Haiti, Venezuela, Suriname, Atlantique Ouest, Bahamas, Belize, Bermudes, Caraïbes, Floride, golfe du Mexique, Honduras, îles Caïmans, Kuba, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Nicaragua , Panama, Republique dominicaine, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 10 Meter 
Size:
15 cm - 24 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 28°C 
Food:
Copepods, alevin, arénicole, crevettes, crevettes-barbier, cyclopes, escargots, Invertébrés, le zooplancton, moules, mysis, polypes coralliens 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-21 22:28:16 

Husbandry

(Cuvier, 1829)

Distribution
Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), Bahamas, Caribbean, Guianas (but no records to the south of this; no Brazilian specimens in the extensive collections of the Museu de Zoologia, Sao Paulo, Brazil).

Biology
Occur in coastal waters, usually along the shoreline and over clear coral reefs.
May form large schools in beaches, mainly over Thalassia beds.
Often in polluted areas.

Threat to humans: Venomous

Synonymised taxa:
Alosa apicalis Müller & Troschel, 1848
Clupea humeralis Cuvier, 1829
Harengula callolepis Goode, 1879
Harengula maculosa Valenciennes, 1847
Harengula sardina Poey, 1860

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