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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotula barbata (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 
AphiaID: 159067

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotula (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotula Cuvier, 1829
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelyopus barbatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Sources  basis of record Fishbase, available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbearded brotulaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic bearded brotula  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrótula barbona  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondracanthus brotulae Capart, 1959 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (45 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (14 nucleotides; 12 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: 44°N to off the continental coast from Florida, USA and the Gulf of Mexico to northern South America, including islands in the Caribbean [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat common species; adults benthopelagic down to 650 m, but most often on the continental shelf, on sandy and muddy bottoms  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159067
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Brotula barbata (Bloch & Schneider, 1801). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159067 on 2014-09-18
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