Osmerus dentex Steindachner & Kner, 1870

Love, Milton S., Bizzarro, Joseph J., Cornthwaite, Maria, Frable, Benjamin W. & Maslenikov, Katherine P., 2021, Checklist of marine and estuarine fishes from the Alaska-Yukon Border, Beaufort Sea, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Zootaxa 5053 (1), pp. 1-285 : 52

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5053.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:295D03A4-589A-4E3F-B030-5121EF7D7398

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5601550

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BE87D6-FFA2-FF86-98EA-FDEDFEFD32EF

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Osmerus dentex Steindachner & Kner, 1870
status

 

Osmerus dentex Steindachner & Kner, 1870 .

Arctic Smelt. To 34 cm (13.4 in) TL ( Eriksen et al. 2020). White and Barents Seas eastward to Bathurst Inlet, Nunavut, also southward to North Korea, Japan, and Sea of Okhotsk, and in North America to Heceta Head, Oregon ( Mecklenburg et al. 2011). Near coast; depth: surface to 194 m (636 ft) (min.: Mecklenburg et al. 2011; max.: NWFSC-FRAM). Also reported from deeper depths (i.e., 290 m, 951 ft, Federov et al. 2003), but deep records may represent fish entering nets nearer the surface than at the maximum depth of the tow. Anadromous. Previously as Osmerus mordax (Mitchill, 1814) .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Osmeriformes

Family

Osmeridae

Genus

Osmerus