WoRMS taxon details

Nesiarchus nasutus Johnson, 1862

126865  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126865)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Adults, bentho- to mesopelagic, dwell on the continental slope or underwater rises, migrate to midwater at night. Larvae...  
Description Adults, bentho- to mesopelagic, dwell on the continental slope or underwater rises, migrate to midwater at night. Larvae and juveniles, epi- to mesopelagic, are rather common in oceanic ichthyoplankton and are only found in the tropics. Feeds on squid, fish and crustaceans. Reproductive year round in warmer seas (Ref. 9784). Consumed as food (Ref. 4537). [details]

Distribution Probably distributed worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas except in eastern Pacific and northern Indian oceans....  
Distribution Probably distributed worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas except in eastern Pacific and northern Indian oceans. Large-sized individuals stray in cold-temperate waters off Iceland, Norway, northern Japan and southern New Zealand; found in Canadian Atlantic 43.3°N to 30.45°N  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Nesiarchus nasutus Johnson, 1862. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126865 on 2018-07-16
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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 Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofThyrsitops violaceus Bean, 1887) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBipinnula violacea (Bean, 1887)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEscolar violaceus (Bean, 1887)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPrometheus paradoxus de Brito Capello, 1867) 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  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Adults, bentho- to mesopelagic, dwell on the continental slope or underwater rises, migrate to midwater at night. Larvae and juveniles, epi- to mesopelagic, are rather common in oceanic ichthyoplankton and are only found in the tropics. Feeds on squid, fish and crustaceans. Reproductive year round in warmer seas (Ref. 9784). Consumed as food (Ref. 4537). [details]

Diet Feeds on squid, fish and crustaceans  [details]

Distribution Probably distributed worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas except in eastern Pacific and northern Indian oceans. Large-sized individuals stray in cold-temperate waters off Iceland, Norway, northern Japan and southern New Zealand; found in Canadian Atlantic 43.3°N to 30.45°N  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Adults, bentho- to mesopelagic, dwell on the continental slope or underwater rises, migrating to midwater at night. [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Importance Social- Minor commercial, fishery [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish geddetryne  [details]
English scabbardfishJohnson's scabbardfishblack gemfish  [details]
Japanese ハシナガクロタチ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål havgjedde  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk havgjedde  [details]
Spanish escolar narigudo  [details]
Swedish havsgädda  [details]