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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:
Suriname, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Cuba, French Guiana, Jamaica, Panama, Haiti, Venezuela, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Honduras, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Nicaragua, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Sea depth:
0 - 10 Meter 
Size:
15 cm - 24 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 28°C 
Food:
Copepods, Cyclops, Fiske afkom, invertebrater, Koral polypper, Muslinger, Mysis, Rejer, Snegle, Stenrejer, Würmer , zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-21 22:28:16 

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(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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