WoRMS taxon details

Pristigenys alta (Gill, 1862)

159295  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159295)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Western Atlantic: east coast of North America, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Aside from records from Brazil (which are...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: east coast of North America, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Aside from records from Brazil (which are in error), there are no other records from South America or in eastern Atlantic waters [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Pristigenys alta (Gill, 1862). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159295 on 2018-05-26
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

basis of record  (ofPriacanthus altus Gill, 1862) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPristigenys altas (Gill, 1862)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: east coast of North America, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Aside from records from Brazil (which are in error), there are no other records from South America or in eastern Atlantic waters [details]

Habitat Found on rocky bottoms between 5 and 200 m depth, usually solitary and possibly territorial. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English short bigeye  [details]
Spanish catalufa de lo alto  [details]