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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:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Clupeiformes (Order) > Clupeidae (Family) > Harengula (Genus) > humeralis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, 1829) 
Occurrence:
Haiti, Costa Rica, Panama, Jamaica, French Guiana, Cuba, Guatemala, Suriname, Venezuela, Atlantico occidentale, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Caraibi, Florida, Golfo del Messico, Honduras, Isole Cayman, Messico (Pacifico orientale), Nicaragua, Repubblica Dominicana, USA 
Size:
15 cm - 24 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 28°C 
Food:
Copepods, Avanotti, Cozze e vongloe, Cyclops, Gamberi di barriera, invertebrati, Lumache, Mysis, Polipi di corallo, Polpa di gambero, Tremoline, zooplancton 
Difficulty:
Non adatto agli acquari! 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-11 14:19:50 

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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