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Menidia notata
Silversides Sil"ver*sides`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small fishes of the family Atherinid[ae], having a silvery stripe along each side of the body. The common species of the American coast (Menidia notata) is very abundant. Called also silverside, sand smelt, friar, tailor, and tinker. Brook silversides (Zo["o]l.), a small fresh-water North American fish (Labadesthes sicculus) related to the marine silversides.
Menidia notata
Atherine Ath"er*ine, n. [NL. atherina, fr. Gr. ? a kind of smelt.] (Zo["o]l.) A small marine fish of the family Atherinid[ae], having a silvery stripe along the sides. The European species (Atherina presbyter) is used as food. The American species (Menidia notata) is called silversides and sand smelt. See Silversides.

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- Menidia is a genus of Neotropical silversides native to freshwater, brackish and marine habitats along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts of North...
- The inland silverside (Menidia beryllina) is a neotropical silverside native to eastern North America, and introduced into California. It is a fish of...
- The Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia) also known as spearing in the north east of the United States, is a small species of fish from the West Atlantic...
- dominated by forage species, with bay anchovy and Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia) being very abundant. The top ranked fish by their relative abundance...
- The Key silverside (Menidia conchorum) is a species of fish in the family Atherinopsidae. It is endemic to the Florida Keys. The Key silverside has been...
- re-listed with the EPA on 7/09/2013 EPA toxicity testing reports that Menidia beryllina and Mysidopsis bahia survive slightly better in a water solution...
- The Waccamaw silverside (Menidia extensa) is a rare species of fish in the family Atherinopsidae. It is a federally listed threatened species of the United...
- migration, reproductive strategy, and environmental **** determination and its adaptive significance in the Atlantic silverside, Menidia menidia (1982)...
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). "Atherinopsidae" in FishBase. June 2012 version. Menidia beryllina Photo and Information at MBL Aquaculture...
- silverside (Membras martinica) Inland silverside (Menidia beryllina) Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia) Rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) Snakehead (Channa...
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