WoRMS taxon details

Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789

154721  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154721)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Amphibia - Pisces. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(3). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 1033-1516. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83106#page/5/mode/1up [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina; observed in Trundy Reef, Cape...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina; observed in Trundy Reef, Cape Elizabeth, ME at 43o35.405N, 70o11.902W (photo ID verified by LVG 7 Aug 2008) [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154721 on 2018-11-15
Date
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2005-04-19 07:59:47Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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2008-02-28 13:41:07Z
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original description Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Amphibia - Pisces. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(3). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 1033-1516. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83106#page/5/mode/1up [details]   

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 Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

source of synonymy Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on benthic invertebrates like mollusks and crustaceans  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina; observed in Trundy Reef, Cape Elizabeth, ME at 43o35.405N, 70o11.902W (photo ID verified by LVG 7 Aug 2008) [details]

Habitat Inhabits bays, harbors, lagoons, and seaward reefs.  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

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

LanguageName 
Albanian peshku derr [from synonym]peshk derr [from synonym]  [details]
Basque baleztarraina [from synonym]  [details]
Breton peroked [from synonym]  [details]
Catalan surer [from synonym]porcell [from synonym]peix ballesta [from synonym]  [details]
Croatian kostorok [from synonym]  [details]
Danish almindelig aftrækkerfisk [from synonym]  [details]
Dutch trekkervisgrijze trekkervis  [details]
English turbottrigger-fish [from synonym]triggerfishleather-jacketgrey trigger-fish [from synonym]grey triggerfish [from synonym]gray triggerfish  [details]
Finnish säppikala [from synonym]  [details]
French perroquet [from synonym]cochon de mer [from synonym]baliste perroquet [from synonym]baliste commun [from synonym]baliste cabri [from synonym]baliste  [details]
German Schweinedrückerfisch [from synonym]Drückerfisch [from synonym]  [details]
Hebrew ניצרן ים-תיכוני [from synonym]  [details]
Italian pesce porco [from synonym]pesce balestra [from synonym]  [details]
Maltese hmar [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Βαλιστής [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian avtrekkerfisk [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål avtrekkerfisk  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk avtrekkerfisk  [details]
Polish rogatnica [from synonym]  [details]
Portuguese peixe-porcocangulo  [details]
Romanian balista [from synonym]  [details]
Russian Рыба курок  [details]
Serbian mihaca [from synonym]  [details]
Slovenian balestra [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish pez ballestapejepuerco blancopampo [from synonym]escopeta [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish gråtryckarfiskgrå tryckarfisk  [details]
Turkish yasemin baligi [from synonym]çütre balığı [from synonym]cutre baligi [from synonym]çotira [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Риба курок  [details]
Welsh pysgodyn clicied [from synonym]  [details]
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Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789
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 Balistes carolinensis
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Balistes carolinensis
 Balistes carolinensis
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Balistes forcipatus
 Balistes forcipatus
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Balistes carolinensis
 Balistes carolinensis
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Balistes carolinensis
 Balistes carolinensis
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