WoRMS taxon details

Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)

127232  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127232)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofTrigla volitans Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Massachusetts and Gulf of Mexico to Argentina  
Distribution Massachusetts and Gulf of Mexico to Argentina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127232 on 2018-10-21
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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  (ofGasterosteus spinarella Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofTrigla volitans Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on crustaceans, especially crabs, clams and small fishes [details]

Distribution Massachusetts and Gulf of Mexico to Argentina [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 1- 100 m over sand, mud or rocky botoms. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Minor commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Sea birds and bony fishes [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian peshku gjel fluturuesgishtflatrori  [details]
English flying gurnard  [details]
Hebrew טיר ים-תיכוני  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Κόκκινο χελιδονόψαρο  [details]
Russian Долгопер средиземноморский  [details]
Spanish alón volador  [details]
Turkish ucan kirlangic baligi  [details]
Ukrainian Довгопер середземноморський  [details]