Yellowfin menhaden

The Yellowfin menhaden lives in the pelagic-neritic, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 50 m environment.

that of the yellowfin menhaden (Brevoortia smithi), and hybridization between these species has been demonstrated using morphological and DNA evidence . Gulf menhaden also may have a presence on the southern Atlantic coast of Florida , although this finding is based primarily upon DNA evidence. More

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Gulf of Mexico, and to the finescale and yellowfin menhaden, found off Florida and in the Gulf. It can grow to a little more than a foot in length and a pound in weight. More

Two similar species, the yellowfin menhaden, Brevoortia smithi, in the eastern Gulf, and the finescale menhaden, Brevoortia gunteri, in the western Gulf, lack the row of smaller spots. All three species have yellowish fins. Menhaden filter-feed on plankton, typically near the surface. More

Common names

Gulfenad menhaden in Swedish (Svenska)
Gulfinnet menhaden in Danish (dansk)
Lacha amarilla in Spanish (español)
Menhaden in Danish (dansk)
Menhaden in English
Menhaden jaune in French (français)
Menhaden smithův in Czech (česky)
yellowfin menhaden in English
黃鰭油鯡 in Mandarin Chinese
黃鰭油鯡 in Unknown
黄鳍油鲱 in Mandarin Chinese
黄鳍油鲱 in Unknown

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Brevoortia
Species : Brevoortia smithi
Authority : Hildebrand, 1941