WoRMS taxon details

Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758)

126811  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126811)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofGasterosteus ductor Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Accompanies large sharks during oceanic wanderings to feed on the left-overs, as well as on their parasites and excrement....  
Description Accompanies large sharks during oceanic wanderings to feed on the left-overs, as well as on their parasites and excrement. Aside from sharks, this species has a semi-obligate commensal relationship with rays, other fishes and turtles. Feeds on scraps of host's food, small fishes and invertebrates (Ref. 5288). Young are found at or near the surface of oceanic waters (Ref. 9283). Young are usually associated with jellyfishes and drifting seaweeds (Refs. 2850; 9563). Marketed fresh and salted/dried (Ref. 9283). [details]

Distribution circumtropical in tropical seas; Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Argentina   
Distribution circumtropical in tropical seas; Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Argentina  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126811 on 2018-04-20
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofGasterosteus ductor Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [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, 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 Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 295 [details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 295 [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  (ofGasterosteus ductor Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNaucrates angeli Whitley, 1931) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNaucrates cyanophrys Swainson, 1839) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNaucrates fanfarus Rafinesque, 1810) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNaucrates indicus Lesson, 1831) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNaucrates noveboracensis Cuvier, 1832) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNaucrates polysarcus Fowler, 1905) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNaucrates serratus Swainson, 1839) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSeriola dussumieri Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSeriola succincta Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHemitripteronotus quinquemaculatus Lacepède, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNauclerus abreviatus Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNauclerus annularis Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNauclerus brachycentrus Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNauclerus compressus Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNauclerus leucurus Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNauclerus triacanthus Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofThynnus pompilus Gronow, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSeriola succinta Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber ductor) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source  (ofScomber ductor) Bloch, M. E. (1794). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. Berlin. v. 8. i-iv + 1-174, Pls. 361-396. [details]   

basis of record  (ofHemitripteronotus quinque-maculatus Lacepède, 1801) 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]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Accompanies large sharks during oceanic wanderings to feed on the left-overs, as well as on their parasites and excrement. Aside from sharks, this species has a semi-obligate commensal relationship with rays, other fishes and turtles. Feeds on scraps of host's food, small fishes and invertebrates (Ref. 5288). Young are found at or near the surface of oceanic waters (Ref. 9283). Young are usually associated with jellyfishes and drifting seaweeds (Refs. 2850; 9563). Marketed fresh and salted/dried (Ref. 9283). [details]

Diet Feeds on scraps of host's left-overs, parasites and excrement; also on small fishes and invertebrates  [details]

Distribution circumtropical in tropical seas; Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Argentina  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat oceanic species with a semi-obligate commensal relationship with sharks, rays, other bony fishes and turtles  [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Importance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery, aquarium, bait [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch loodsmannetje  [details]
English pilot-fishpilotfish  [details]
French poisson pilotefanfre  [details]
Hebrew נווט חגור  [details]
Italian pesce pilota  [details]
Japanese ブリモドキ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Κολαούζος  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål losfisk  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk losfisk  [details]
Russian Рыба лоцман  [details]
Spanish pez piloto  [details]
Swedish lotsfisk  [details]
Turkish Malta palamuduklavuz baligi  [details]
Ukrainian Лоцман переслідувач  [details]