WoRMS taxon details

Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758

126845  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126845)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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 Found primarily in oceanic waters but may also enter coastal waters (Ref. 9293). Occurs at 24.0 °C (Ref. 26). Usually...  
Description Found primarily in oceanic waters but may also enter coastal waters (Ref. 9293). Occurs at 24.0 °C (Ref. 26). Usually forms schools. Follows boats and may be found under floating objects (Ref. 9293). Feeds on small fishes and squid (Ref. 9293). Also captured with troll lines (Ref. 9293). Marketed fresh and considered excellent eating (Ref. 5288). [details]

Distribution Worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas; Western Atlantic: 45°N to Brazil  
Distribution Worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas; Western Atlantic: 45°N to Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126845 on 2018-02-24
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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 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 Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [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 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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCoryphaena aurata Rafinesque, 1810) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCoryphaena azorica Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCoryphaena equisetis Osbeck, 1765) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCoryphaena lessonii Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLampugus neapolitanus Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLampugus punctulatus Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCoryphaena equisetis Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). 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) ERM. (1998). Fisheries resources and fishing operations in Hong Kong waters. Final report. Submitted to Agriculture & Fisheries Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Found primarily in oceanic waters but may also enter coastal waters (Ref. 9293). Occurs at 24.0 °C (Ref. 26). Usually forms schools. Follows boats and may be found under floating objects (Ref. 9293). Feeds on small fishes and squid (Ref. 9293). Also captured with troll lines (Ref. 9293). Marketed fresh and considered excellent eating (Ref. 5288). [details]

Diet Feeds on small fishes and squid  [details]

Distribution Worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas; Western Atlantic: 45°N to Brazil [details]

Habitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Primarily oceanic but may enter coastal waters.  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English pompano dolphinfishpompano dolphin  [details]
Japanese エビスシイラ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Λαγός  [details]
Spanish dorado enano  [details]