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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Low to moderate vulnerability 29 of Development and Growth The eggs of L. On amphidromy, a distinct form of diadromy in aquatic organisms. At Patos Lagoon Estuary salinity appears to segregate different age cohorts of L. Ministerio de Agricultura, Montevideo. Marques estimated that L. In this paper, we present a summary of the current knowledge of Lycengraulis grossidens grosssidens, a widely distributed coastal fish that occurs from Belize to Argentina.

Human uses

Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Dorsal fin origin behind midpoint of body; anal fin origin below 6th-8th branched dorsal fin rays. Species can be distinguished for Lycengraulis batesii that possess less lower gillrakers 12 to 15being the anterior 1 to 3 rudimentary in larger fish Whitehead et al.

Description of habitat use for Lycengraulis grossidens throughout its distribution according to the literature. Occurs in brackish estuaries and adjacent marine areas; penetrates freshwater Ref. A review of the american anchovies Family Engraulididae.


The species is absent in the sea during the winter Cunhabut occurs in the estuary and limnic portion of the Patos Lagoon Ramos Gill rakers short, the longest not less than pupil diameter in adults. Reproductive aspects of Lycengraulis grossidens.

N values represent the number of individuals analyzed in each study. Natura Neotropicalis 32 2: Rostrum and antirostrum present Lemos et al. The guild approach to categorizing estuarine fish assemblages: Research for the management of the environment, the fisheries resources and fishery in the saline front D.

Evidence of habitat fragmentation affecting fish movement between the Patos and Mirim coastal lagoons in southern Brazil. This review is important because it brings a comparative vision of habitat use thought the latitudinal gradient of distribution of L. These authors believed that taxonomic arrangement of the freshwater South American species were the result of multiple independent transitions from a marine environment.

Whilst there are some authors that pointed out that L. The lack of saltwater spawning records and the increasing of estuarine related contingents at south of the distribution, in addition to the well know reported landlocked freshwater population suggest that L.

Lycengraulis grossidensphotograph taken of a live specimen at Solis Grande, Uruguay. The juvenile, at 40 mm TL, contains adult characteristics and growth changes from alometric to isometric.

Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. Spring-Verlag, New York, p. Dorsal fin origin sits at midway between end of the caudal vertebra and the posterior margin of the eye, its longest ray scarcely equal to the base of the fin, being equal to head posterior of eye; origin of anal fin under ninth dorsal ray.


Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. Our literature review were able to find a total of 93 published works on L. The last column is a standardization of classification of estuarine-use functional groups following Elliott et al.

ADW: Lycengraulis grossidens: CLASSIFICATION

To cite this page: Silva reports that the number of gillrakers was the meristic character that showed the clearest pattern of longitudinal variation, with values increasing with increasing latitude. In Os ecossistemas costeiro e marinho do extremo sul do Brasil U. Spawn in school Ref. Tidal and diel changes in the structure of a nekton assemblage in small intertidal mangrove creeks in northern Brazil.

Final Conclusions and Future Research Directions It is possible to identify some controversial information in the literature regarding habitat use, lycengrauulis.

Ecoscientia, Rio Grande, p. The Animal Diversity Web online. Help us improve the site by taking our survey.