WoRMS banner

WoRMS RSS feed RSS
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristigenys alta (Gill, 1862) 
AphiaID: 159295

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 editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriacanthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristigenys (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristigenys Agassiz, 1835
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriacanthus altus Gill, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristigenys altas (Gill, 1862) (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Fishbase, available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshort bigeye  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcatalufa de lo alto  [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 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 (18 nucleotides; 17 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: 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found on rocky bottoms between 5 and 200 m depth, usually solitary and possibly territorial. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159295
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Pristigenys alta (Gill, 1862). 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=159295 on 2014-04-18
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License