WoRMS taxon details

Otophidium omostigma (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

158771  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158771)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: 40.8 °N to North Carolina and northern Gulf of Mexico to Florida and the Lesser Antilles; extending to...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: 40.8 °N to North Carolina and northern Gulf of Mexico to Florida and the Lesser Antilles; extending to northern South America  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Otophidium omostigma (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158771 on 2020-09-29
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (12/2019)., 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
Distribution Western Atlantic: 40.8 °N to North Carolina and northern Gulf of Mexico to Florida and the Lesser Antilles; extending to northern South America  [details]

Habitat depth range 16 - 50 m  [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
LanguageName 
English polka-dot cusk-eel  [details]
Spanish congriperla lunareja  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Genypterus omostigma USNM 29670 holotype radiograph caudal)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Otophidium mostigma P08349 illustration)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]