WoRMS taxon details

Lobotes surinamensis (Bloch, 1790)

126973  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126973)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Found in coastal waters and entering muddy estuaries. A sluggish offshore fish that often floats on its side near the...  
Description Found in coastal waters and entering muddy estuaries. A sluggish offshore fish that often floats on its side near the surface in the company of floating objects. Occasionly drifts over reefs (Ref. 9710). The young resemble leaves. Feeds on benthic crustaceans and small fish. Sold fresh, frozen or salted. An excellent food fish. [details]

Distribution tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans; Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda to Argentina   
Distribution tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans; Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda to Argentina  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lobotes surinamensis (Bloch, 1790). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126973 on 2018-04-24
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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 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). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBodianus triourus Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLobotes auctorum Günther, 1859) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLobotes citrinus Richardson, 1846) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLobotes erate Cuvier, 1830) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLobotes farkharii Cuvier, 1830) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLobotes incurvus Richardson, 1846) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLobotes somnolentus Cuvier, 1830) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHolocentrus surinamensis Bloch, 1790) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLobotus surinamensis (Bloch, 1790)) 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 Found in coastal waters and entering muddy estuaries. A sluggish offshore fish that often floats on its side near the surface in the company of floating objects. Occasionly drifts over reefs (Ref. 9710). The young resemble leaves. Feeds on benthic crustaceans and small fish. Sold fresh, frozen or salted. An excellent food fish. [details]

Diet Feeds on benthic crustaceans and small fish  [details]

Distribution tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans; Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda to Argentina  [details]

Habitat Inhabits bays and estuaries. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]
 

LanguageName 
English tripletailAtlantic tripletail  [details]
Hebrew לובוט כל-ימי  [details]
Japanese マツダイ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Λοβόψαρο  [details]
Spanish dormilona del Atlántico  [details]
Turkish uckuyruktahta baligi  [details]