WoRMS taxon details

Moringua edwardsi (Jordan & Bollman, 1889)

158578  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158578)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Georges Bank to northern South America  
Distribution Georges Bank to northern South America [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Moringua edwardsi (Jordan & Bollman, 1889). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158578 on 2019-10-18
Date
action
by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License


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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feed on burrowing invertebrates that live in the sand  [details]

Distribution Georges Bank to northern South America [details]

Habitat Young and females burrow in sandy tidepools and reef tracts. Males inhabit deeper water, possibly pelagic. Adults emerge at night and sometimes come to lights at the surface. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English spaghetti eel  [details]
Spanish morenita  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Aphthalmichthys caribbeus RAD118632-001)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Aphthalmichthys caribbeus USNM 49726 holotype radiograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Moringua edwardsi FIN035030 Slide 35 mm)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Moringua edwardsi FIN035030 Slide 35 mm)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Stilbiscus edwardsi RAD118633-001)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Stilbiscus edwardsi RAD118633-001)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]