WoRMS name details

Kyphosus sectator (Linnaeus, 1758)

126956  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126956)

 unaccepted (misspelling)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Western Atlantic: Scotian Shelf and Bermuda southward to Brazil, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea; Antilles, and...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Scotian Shelf and Bermuda southward to Brazil, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea; Antilles, and Central and South American coasts  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Kyphosus sectator (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126956 on 2018-05-22
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2013-01-08 14:26:18Z
changed

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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 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 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 Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. Mediterranean Marine Science. 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source 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 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on plants, mainly on benthic algae, as well as on small crabs and molluscs [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Scotian Shelf and Bermuda southward to Brazil, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea; Antilles, and Central and South American coasts  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Inhabits shallow waters, over turtle grass, sand or rocky bottom and around coral reefs. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Bermuda chub  [details]