WoRMS taxon details

Astronesthes niger Richardson, 1845

127328  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127328)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: through most of the Atlantic, from about 43°N to 36°S, but absent in the west from 5°N to 20°S  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: through most of the Atlantic, from about 43°N to 36°S, but absent in the west from 5°N to 20°S [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Astronesthes niger Richardson, 1845. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127328 on 2021-09-20
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-06-25 23:41:57Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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]   

context source (Bermuda) Beebe, W. (1933). Preliminary account of deep sea dives in the bathysphere with especial reference to one of 2200 feet. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A., 19(1): 178-188 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 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). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2021)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on midwater fishes and crustaceans [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: through most of the Atlantic, from about 43°N to 36°S, but absent in the west from 5°N to 20°S [details]

Habitat An oceanic and mesopelagic species usually found deeper than 500 m during the day. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
LanguageName 
English snaggletooth  [details]
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Astronesthes niger P07565 illustration)
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