Galeoides decadactylus (Bloch, 1795) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Biology : Longhurst, 1965 b .
  • Current distribution known : west coast of Africa, from Morocco to Angola; sporadically known from north Africa (Algeria). Record from Mauritius (Sauvage, 1891 b) likely erroneous .
  • Embryology/ontogeny : Aboussouan, 1966 .
  • Fisheries : Williams, 1968 .
  • Food habits : Longhurst, 1957 | Longhurst, 1960 a .
  • Habitat : shallow coastal waters down to 15-55 m (muddy bottoms), frequently in brackish habitats (estuaries, lagoons) .
  • Size : 450 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Polynemus decadactylus Bloch, 1795: 26, pl. 401. Type locality: "Guinea". No information on type material.
    • Polynemus polydactylus Vahl, 1798: 164. Type locality: "habitat in Mari Tingidem alluente rarius", near Tanger. No type material.