WoRMS taxon details

Bathypterois phenax Parr, 1928

126345  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126345)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: at bathyal depths between latitude 40°N-5°N including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, and off...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: at bathyal depths between latitude 40°N-5°N including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, and off southern Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Bathypterois phenax Parr, 1928. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126345 on 2018-07-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[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]   

basis of record  (ofBathypterois ater Gilchrist, 1906) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBathypterois atricolor phenax Parr, 1928) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBathypoterois phenax Parr, 1928) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on benthopelagic plankton [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: at bathyal depths between latitude 40°N-5°N including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, and off southern Brazil [details]

Habitat Common on mid and lower continental slope. Rests on the bottom with the use of elongated, stiffened outer pelvic and lower caudal finrays (tripod). [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Reproduction Synchronously hermaphroditic  [details]
 

Bathypterois phenax, , 1781 m Guayanilla 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 phenax, 2622 m Exocet Bank, 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 phenax, 1214-1390 m Noroit Seamount, 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.