WoRMS taxon details

Aldrovandia gracilis Goode & Bean, 1896

157880  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157880)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Emerald Bank to Less Antilles  
Distribution Emerald Bank to Less Antilles [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Aldrovandia gracilis Goode & Bean, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157880 on 2018-04-21
Date
action
by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [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]   

basis of record  (ofHalosauropsis gracilis (Goode & Bean, 1896)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHalosaurus gracilis (Goode & Bean, 1896)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). 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 mainly on benthic organisms which includes pelecypods, amphipods, mysids, polychaetes and ophiuroids [details]

Distribution Emerald Bank to Less Antilles [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Found on the continental slope and rise. [details]
 

Aldrovandia gracilis, 2093 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017. Identification from photograph by K. Sulak.
 

Aldrovandia gracilis, 2179 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017. Identification from photograph by K. Sulak.