WoRMS taxon details

Bothus ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831)

159275  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159275)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Bay of Fundy, New York, Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Bay of Fundy, New York, Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Bothus ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159275 on 2018-08-19
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 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). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofRhombus bahianus Castelnau, 1855) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofRhombus ocellatus Agassiz, 1831) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPlatophrys ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). 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  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet About one-third of the diet consists of fishes; the rest of its food is crustaceans: crabs, shrimps, amphipods, and mantis shrimps  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Bay of Fundy, New York, Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil [details]

Habitat Inhabits sandy areas with coral rubble or seagrasses, usually near patch reefs. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Minor commerical fishery [details]
 

LanguageName 
English eyed flounder  [details]
Spanish chueco playón  [details]