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Jenkinsia lamprotaenia

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lexID:
4643 
AphiaID:
281198 
Scientific:
Jenkinsia lamprotaenia 
German:
Rundhering 
English:
Dwarf Round Herring 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Clupeiformes (Order) > Clupeidae (Family) > Jenkinsia (Genus) > lamprotaenia (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gosse, ), 1851 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Panama, Cuba, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Columbia, Guatemala, Venezuela, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Centrale Atlanterhav, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Hawaii, Honduras, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Nicaragua, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 7.5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Krill, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-16 14:13:50 

Husbandry

(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

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