WoRMS taxon details

Cheilopogon furcatus (Mitchill, 1815)

159261  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159261)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Widespread in tropical zones of all oceans. Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to southern South America   
Distribution Widespread in tropical zones of all oceans. Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to southern South America  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Cheilopogon furcatus (Mitchill, 1815). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159261 on 2019-12-06
Date
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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 Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]   

additional source Zenetos, A.; Çinar, M.E.; Pancucci-Papadopoulou, M.A.; Harmelin, J.-G.; Furnari, G.; Andaloro, F.; Bellou, N.; Streftaris, N.; Zibrowius, H. (2005). Annotated list of marine alien species in the Mediterranean with records of the worst invasive species. <em>Mediterranean Marine Science.</em> 6 (2): 63-118. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union's Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. <em>Mediterranean Marine Science.</em> 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Ben Rais Lasram, F.; Mouillot, D. (2008). Increasing southern invasion enhances congruence between endemic and exotic Mediterranean fish fauna. <em>Biological Invasions.</em> 11(3): 697-711., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-008-9284-4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on zooplankton and small fish  [details]

Distribution Widespread in tropical zones of all oceans. Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to southern South America  [details]

Habitat Occurs in surface waters of the open ocean. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English spotfin flyingfish  [details]
Japanese オオメナツトビ  [details]
Spanish volador ala manchada  [details]
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