WoRMS taxon details

Promethichthys prometheus (Cuvier, 1832)

126866  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126866)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found at continental slopes around oceanic islands and submarine rises. Migrates to midwater at night. Feeds on fish,...  
Description Found at continental slopes around oceanic islands and submarine rises. Migrates to midwater at night. Feeds on fish, cephalopods and crustaceans. Reproduces throughout the year in warm waters (Ref. 9784). [details]

Distribution Brazil to New England  
Distribution Brazil to New England [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Promethichthys prometheus (Cuvier, 1832). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126866 on 2019-10-18
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
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 Moore, J. A.; Vecchione, M.; Collette, B.B.; Gibbons; R. (2002). The fauna of Bear Seamount (New England Seamount chain), and the presence of "natural invader" species. <em>ICES Annual Science Conference and ICES Centenary.</em>  [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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found at continental slopes around oceanic islands and submarine rises. Migrates to midwater at night. Feeds on fish, cephalopods and crustaceans. Reproduces throughout the year in warm waters (Ref. 9784). [details]

Distribution Brazil to New England [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Roudi escolar  [details]
Japanese クロシビカマス  [details]
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Promethichthys prometheus RAD111137-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Promethichthys prometheus RAD111152-001)
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