WoRMS taxon details

Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Caroli a Linné ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species; cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decimo tertia, aucta, reformata. 3 vols. in 9 parts. Lipsiae, 1788-93. v. 1 (pt 3), pp 1033-1516., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.36932 [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 2018-02-19
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). Caroli a Linné ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species; cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decimo tertia, aucta, reformata. 3 vols. in 9 parts. Lipsiae, 1788-93. v. 1 (pt 3), pp 1033-1516., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.36932 [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). (2017). 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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 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]   

additional source  (ofBalistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789) 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  (ofBalistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789) Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Caroli a Linné ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species; cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decimo tertia, aucta, reformata. 3 vols. in 9 parts. Lipsiae, 1788-93. v. 1 (pt 3), pp 1033-1516., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.36932
page(s): 1 468 [details]   

additional source  (ofBalistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789) 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]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes buniva Lacepède, 1803) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes caprinus Valenciennes, 1839) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes forcipatus Gmelin, 1789) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes fuliginosus DeKay, 1842) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes moribundus Cope, 1871) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes powellii Cope, 1870) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes spilotopterygius Walbaum, 1792) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes taeniopterus Poey, 1860) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNematobalistes forcipatus (Gmelin, 1789)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofBalistes capriscus Gronow, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofBalistes capriscus Gronow, 1854) 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]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes carolinensis Gronow, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789
 Balistes carolinens...
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Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789
 Balistes carolinens...
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Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789
 Balistes carolinens...
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Trekkersvis
 Trekkersvis
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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 forcipatus
 Balistes forcipatus
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Balistes carolinensis
 Balistes carolinensis
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