WoRMS taxon details

Diaphus taaningi Norman, 1930

158894  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158894)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution USA (Gulf Stream) to Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea  
Distribution USA (Gulf Stream) to Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Diaphus taaningi Norman, 1930. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158894 on 2018-03-21
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source 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 primarily on zooplankton, especially copepods  [details]

Distribution USA (Gulf Stream) to Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea [details]

Habitat Pseudoceanic, found over continental shelves and slopes. Occurs between 325-475 m during the day; between 40-250 m at night (maximum abundance in 100 m depth).  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Predators Cape Hake [details]

Reproduction Fecundity is about 1,000 eggs per female  [details]