WoRMS taxon details

Hygophum macrochir (Günther, 1864)

158895  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158895)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: in the eastern Atlantic recorded between about 18°N and 3°S at about 20°W, but about 12°S in Angola...  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: in the eastern Atlantic recorded between about 18°N and 3°S at about 20°W, but about 12°S in Angola Current; as far north as 43°N in Canadian Atlantic [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Hygophum macrochir (Günther, 1864). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158895 on 2021-01-16
Date
action
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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 Welshman, D.; Kohler, S; Black, J.; 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 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: in the eastern Atlantic recorded between about 18°N and 3°S at about 20°W, but about 12°S in Angola Current; as far north as 43°N in Canadian Atlantic [details]

Habitat Nyctoepipelagic species, found from the surface to 125m at night, from 275- 750 m during day  [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Hygophum macrochir RAD104796-001)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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