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Hirundichthys affinis (Günther, 1866)

159265  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159265)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Western Bank, Gulf Stream off Virginia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to northern Brazil, including the...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Western Bank, Gulf Stream off Virginia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to northern Brazil, including the Caribbean Sea  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Hirundichthys affinis (Günther, 1866). Accessed through: Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2021) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159265 on 2022-07-01
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2022). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Hirundichthys affinis (Günther, 1866). Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159265 on 2022-07-01
Date
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [details]   

basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: Western Bank, Gulf Stream off Virginia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to northern Brazil, including the Caribbean Sea  [details]

Habitat Occurs in surface waters both near and far from the coast. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- most important commercial fish species of the eastern Caribbean [details]

Reproduction External fertilization, spawns at surface and to a depth of 20 m  [details]
LanguageName 
English fourwing flyingfish  [details]
Spanish volador golondrina  [details]
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