WoRMS taxon details

Dibranchus atlanticus Peters, 1876

126558  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126558)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Atlantic: coasts of Canada and United States, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and the coast of South America to Rio de Janeiro,...  
Distribution Atlantic: coasts of Canada and United States, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and the coast of South America to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; in the east, from the Gulf of Guinea to Angola [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Dibranchus atlanticus Peters, 1876. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126558 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [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]   

basis of record  (ofHalieutaea senticosa Goode, 1881) 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 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on amphipods, bivalve molluscs, brittlestars, starfishes and sea spiders  [details]

Distribution Atlantic: coasts of Canada and United States, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and the coast of South America to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; in the east, from the Gulf of Guinea to Angola [details]

Habitat Found on mud or sand-mud bottoms. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial,fishery [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Atlantic batfish  [details]
Dibranchus cf. atlanticus, 398 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017. Identification from photograph by J. Caruso.