Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Atheriniformes > Atherinidae > Atherinomorus > Atherinomorus stipes

Atherinomorus stipes (Hardhead silversides; Hardhead silverside; Broadheaded silverside; Bristle herring)

Synonyms: Atherina laticeps; Atherina stipes; Atherina velieana; Atherinomorphus stipes
Language: Danish; Davawenyo; French; Mandarin Chinese; Papiamento; Portuguese; Spanish; Tagalog

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Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
John G. Shedd Aquarium


America, North - Inland waters; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Mexico; Nearctic; Neotropical; North Brazil Shelf; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southeast; Puerto Rico; Saint Lucia; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Western Atlantic: southern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Yucatan, Mexico to Brazil. Southeast Pacific: known only from Tumaco, Colombia (Ref. 9273).;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
4Diet of the fishing bat Noctilio leporinus (Linnaeus) (Mammalia, Chiroptera) in a mangrove area of southern Brazil, Marcelo O. Bordignon, Rev. Bras. Zool. [online]. 2006, vol.23, n.1, pp. 256-260