WoRMS taxon details

Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier, 1829)

126808  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126808)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Nova Scotia (as strays) southward through the Caribbean Sea to Brazil  
Distribution Nova Scotia (as strays) southward through the Caribbean Sea to Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126808 on 2018-12-15
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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 Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on planktonic invertebrates, primarily copepods, but also on gastropod larvae, ostracods and pteropods  [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia (as strays) southward through the Caribbean Sea to Brazil [details]

Habitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Bottom dweller, inhabiting shallow coastal waters often near sandy beaches. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Importance Bait [details]

Reproduction Spawns well offshore year round  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English round scad  [details]
Spanish macarela chuparaco  [details]