WoRMS taxon details

Xenodermichthys copei (Gill, 1884)

126714  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126714)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Usually found near continental slopes. Feeds primarily on crustaceans (euphausids, copepods, amphipods and decapod zoea),...  
Description Usually found near continental slopes. Feeds primarily on crustaceans (euphausids, copepods, amphipods and decapod zoea), also ostracods and small cephalopods. Spawning from September to November on or near the bottom (Ref. 4736). [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: widely distributed, ranging north to Iceland in the eastern section   
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: widely distributed, ranging north to Iceland in the eastern section  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Xenodermichthys copei (Gill, 1884). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126714 on 2018-12-16
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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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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
Description Usually found near continental slopes. Feeds primarily on crustaceans (euphausids, copepods, amphipods and decapod zoea), also ostracods and small cephalopods. Spawning from September to November on or near the bottom (Ref. 4736). [details]

Diet Feeds primarily on crustaceans (euphausids, copepods, amphipods and decapod zoea), also ostracods and small cephalopods  [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: widely distributed, ranging north to Iceland in the eastern section  [details]

Habitat Epipelagic [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat Usually found near continental slopes.  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English bluntsnout smooth-headbluntsnout smoothheadAtlantic gymnast  [details]