WoRMS taxon details

Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean, 1886)

126343  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126343)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized...  
Description Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized finrays (tripod), facing the current. Feeds on nektonic copepods and other small planktonic crustaceans. Synchronously hermaphroditic (Ref. 6688). [details]

Distribution 39.1°N to Gulf of Mexico including Caribbean and along Rio Grande Rise  
Distribution 39.1°N to Gulf of Mexico including Caribbean and along Rio Grande Rise [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean, 1886). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126343 on 2018-12-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

additional source Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Classification In family Chlorophthalmidae in Fishbase 96 [details]

Description Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized finrays (tripod), facing the current. Feeds on nektonic copepods and other small planktonic crustaceans. Synchronously hermaphroditic (Ref. 6688). [details]

Diet Feeds on copepods and other small crustaceans  [details]

Distribution 39.1°N to Gulf of Mexico including Caribbean and along Rio Grande Rise [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized finrays (tripod), facing the current. [details]

Reproduction Hermaphroditic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English tripodfish  [details]
Japanese オオイトヒキイワシ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Τριποδόψαρο  [details]
Bathypterois grallator, 3226 m Mona Canyon, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer, Océano Profundo 2015. Identification from photograph by A. Quattrini et al. For more information see: Quattrini AM, Demopoulos AWJ, Singer R, Roa-Veron A, Chaytor JD (2017). Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 123: 90-104.
 

Bathypterois grallator, 1996-2022 m Mona Slide, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of Ocean Exploration Trust. Identification from photograph by A. Quattrini et al. For more information see: Quattrini AM, Demopoulos AWJ, Singer R, Roa-Veron A, Chaytor JD (2017). Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 123: 90-104.