Not documented. Taxonomic citation. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (). FishBase. Lycengraulis grossidens (Spix & Agassiz, ). Biology. Occurs in brackish estuaries and adjacent marine areas; penetrates freshwater (Ref. ). Forms moderate schools. Usually migrating from estuaries. Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order? Please see our brief essay. Additional Information. Encyclopedia of Life. Lycengraulis.
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Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Gill rakers short, the longest not less than pupil diameter in adults. Dorsal fin origin behind midpoint of body; anal fin origin below 6th-8th branched dorsal fin rays.
Silver stripe up to twice eye diameter at widest, lost in fishes over 10 cm SL. Curve of black dots on operculum Ref. Grayish blue dorsally, fins yellowish with translucent membranes and brossidens blackish caudal margin Ref.
Usually migrating from estuaries or the sea, but possibly the limnichthys of Lake Maracaibo and the amazonensis represent purely freshwater forms. In freshwater, it feeds principally on small fishes, prawns and copepods; also insect larvae. At sea, it feeds on fishes and various crustaceans. Year round occurrence of eggs reported.
Lycengraulis – Wikipedia
Clupeoid fishes of the world Suborder Clupeoidei. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Medium, groszidens population doubling time 1.
Low to moderate vulnerability 29 of Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Marine; freshwater; brackish; pelagic-neritic; anadromous Grossidenz.
Occurs in brackish estuaries and adjacent marine areas; penetrates freshwater Ref. Spawn in school Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.
Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. Sign our Guest Book. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.