WoRMS taxon details

Salpa fusiformis Cuvier, 1804

137272  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137272)

accepted
Species
Biphora depressa Sars, 1829 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Biphora tricuspidata Sars, 1829 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
marine
Cuvier, G. 1804. Mémoire sur les Thalides (Thalia Browne) et sur les Biphores (Salpa Forskål). Annales du Muséum National d'Historie Naturelle Paris 4: 360-382. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution semi-cosmopolitan in temperate to tropical waters  
Distribution semi-cosmopolitan in temperate to tropical waters [details]

Distribution entire Atlantic coast, rare north of Cape Cod  
Distribution entire Atlantic coast, rare north of Cape Cod [details]
Madin, L. (2018). World List of Thaliacea. Salpa fusiformis Cuvier, 1804. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137272 on 2018-04-23
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-04 16:37:03Z
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2011-03-02 07:17:54Z
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original description Cuvier, G. 1804. Mémoire sur les Thalides (Thalia Browne) et sur les Biphores (Salpa Forskål). Annales du Muséum National d'Historie Naturelle Paris 4: 360-382. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofBiphora depressa Sars, 1829) Sars, M. (1829). Bidrag til Söedyrenes Naturhistorie. Forste Haefte. Bergen, Norway. 160 pp. [details]   

original description  (ofBiphora tricuspidata Sars, 1829) Sars, M. (1829). Bidrag til Söedyrenes Naturhistorie. Forste Haefte. Bergen, Norway. 160 pp. [details]   

original description  (ofSalpa runcinata Chamisso, 1819) Chamisso, A. Von 1819. De animalibus quibusdam e classe Vermium Linnaeana. In: Circumnavigatione Terrae auspicante Comte N. Romanzoff, duce Ottone de Kotzbue, annis 1815-1818 peracta. Berolini, Dummlerum. [details]   

original description  (ofSalpa emarginata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Quoy, J.R.C.; Gaimard, J.P. (1824). Voyage au tour du monde fait par ordre du roi, sur les corvettes de S. M: l’Uranie et la Physicienne pendant les années 1817 à 1820. In: Desaules de Freycinet. iv + 712 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127033#page/7/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofSalpa emarginata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Quoy, J.R.C.; Gaimard, J.P. 1825. Observations sur les Biphores et Béroés, faites pendant le voyage autour du monde de la corvette l'Uranie, commandée par M. Louis de Freycinet. Annales des Sciences Naturelles 16: 28-51. [details]   

original description  (ofSalpa coerulea Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) Quoy, J.R.C.; Gaimard, J.P. (1834–1835). Voyage de découvertes de l’Astrolabe exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826–1827–1828–1829, sur le commandement de M. J. Dumont d’Urville. J. Tastu, Paris. Zoologie, Mollusques. 3: 1-366 (1834), 367–954 (1835), atlas 107 pls. [details]   

original description  (ofSalpa pyramidalis Lesson, 1832) Lesson, R.P. 1832. Zoologie. pp. 256-279, 433-440. In: Voyage autour du Monde sur la Corvette La Coquille pendant 1822-1825. Volume 2 (1). Paris: Pourret Frères. [details]   

original description  (ofSalpa moniliformis Macculloch, 1819) Macculloch, J. 1819. A description of the Western Islands of Scotland including the Isle of Man: comprising an account of their geological structure with remarks on their agriculture, scenery, and antiquities. In three volumes. Vol. 2. Constable, London and Edinburgh. 579 pp. [details]   

original description  (ofSalpa tricuspidata Sars, 1829) Sars, M. (1829). Bidrag til Söedyrenes Naturhistorie. Chr. Dahl, Bergen. 1: 1-60, plates 1-6., available online at http://resolver.sub.uni-goettingen.de/purl?PPN612886522 [details]   

basis of record Van Soest, R.W.M. (1974). A revision of the genera Salpa Forskål, 1775, Pegea Savigny, 1816, and Ritteriella Metcalf, 1919 (Tunicata, Thaliacea). Beaufortia. 22 (293): 153-191. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Foxton, P. 1961. Salpa fusiformis Cuvier and related species. Discovery Reports 32: 1-32 [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1978). A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 329p. [details]   

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

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source van der Land, J.; van Soest, R.W.M. (2001). Thaliacea, 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. 355-356 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p. [details]   

additional source Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 p. [details]   

additional source Kott, P.; Bradford-Grieve, J.; Esnal, G.; Murdoch, R.C. (2009). Phylum Tunicata: sea squirts, salps, appendicularians, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 409-430. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Cole, L. and G. Lambert. 2009. Tunicata (Urochordata) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1209–1216 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 Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

basis of record  (ofSalpa clostra Milne Edwards, 1828) Metcalf, M.M. 1918. The Salpidae; a taxonomic study. Bulletin United States National Museum (2) 100 (2): 5-193. [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) Chen, Q. C. (1982). The marine zooplankton of Hong Kong. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the first international marine biological workshop: The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 2: 789-799. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet plankton feeder [details]

Dimensions 75 mm in size [details]

Distribution semi-cosmopolitan in temperate to tropical waters [details]

Distribution entire Atlantic coast, rare north of Cape Cod [details]

Habitat Epipelagic [details]

Habitat found drifting in water column [details]

Reproduction hermaphroditic; eggs shed and fertilized in the water [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish den enlige salpe  [details]
English common salp  [details]
Japanese トガリサルパ  [details]
Swedish marsiansalp  [details]