Anzeige
Fauna Marin GmbH Tropic Marin Professionell Lab Whitecorals.com aquariOOm.com All for Reef Tropic Marin

Osmerus eperlanus

Osmerus eperlanusis commonly referred to as European smelt. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Rudolf Svensen, Norwegen

copyright Rudolf Svensen, Dänemark


Courtesy of the author Rudolf Svensen, Norwegen

Uploaded by AndiV.

Image detail


Profile

lexID:
4924 
AphiaID:
126736 
Scientific:
Osmerus eperlanus 
German:
Europäischer Stint 
English:
European Smelt 
Category:
Andre fisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Osmeriformes (Order) > Osmeridae (Family) > Osmerus (Genus) > eperlanus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
16 cm - 45 cm 
Temperature:
7°C - 20°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-30 14:22:46 

Info

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Special thanks to Rudolf Svensen, Danmark, for the two fotos.

Distribution
North Atlantic: White Sea southward to western coasts of France including Baltic Sea, southern North Sea and British Isles; the Gironde estuary is the southern limit of his distribution.
Landlocked populations in lakes of coastal areas of North, Baltic, White and Barents Sea.
North to about 68° N in Scandinavia.
The former nominal subspecies Osmerus eperlanus eperlanus is recorded from the coasts and drainage of White and Barents Seas westward through Baltic Sea to Denmark and it is primarily lacustrine.
The former subspecies Osmerus eperlanus schonfoldi (Rutty 1772) is sympatric with the nominate subspecies in parts of Poland, Denmark and the Baltic, and it is primarily anadromous.

Distribution
North Atlantic: White Sea southward to western coasts of France including Baltic Sea, southern North Sea and British Isles; the Gironde estuary is the southern limit of his distribution.
Landlocked populations in lakes of coastal areas of North, Baltic, White and Barents Sea.
North to about 68° N in Scandinavia.

The former nominal subspecies Osmerus eperlanus eperlanus is recorded from the coasts and drainage of White and Barents Seas westward through Baltic Sea to Denmark and it is primarily lacustrine .
The former subspecies Osmerus eperlanus schonfoldi (Rutty 1772) is sympatric with the nominate subspecies in parts of Poland, Denmark and the Baltic, and it is primarily anadromous.

Synonymised taxa:
Eperlanus schonfieldii Kljukanov & McAllister, 1973
Eperlanus schonfoldii Rutty, 1772
Eperlanus vulgaris Valenciennes, 1842-56
Osmerus eperlanus eperlanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Osmerus eperlanus eperlanus natio ladogensis Berg, 1932 (synonym)
Osmerus eperlanus schonfoldi McAllister, 1984
Osmerus eperlanus spirinchus (Pallas, 1814)
Salmo (Osmerus) eperlanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Salmo eperlanomarinus Bloch, 1782
Salmo eperlanus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Salmo spirinchus Pallas, 1814

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Commonly

copyright Rudolf Svensen, Dänemark
1
copyright Rudolf Svensen, Dänemark
1

Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all and discuss