WoRMS taxon details

Diplectrum formosum (Linnaeus, 1766)

159350  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159350)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofPerca formosa Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina, USA, the northern Gulf of Mexico and the Bahamas southward to Uruguay. Antilles,...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina, USA, the northern Gulf of Mexico and the Bahamas southward to Uruguay. Antilles, northern South American coast, occurrence in western Caribbean doubtful  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Diplectrum formosum (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159350 on 2018-05-25
Date
action
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofPerca formosa Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   

basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [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]   

basis of record  (ofPerca formosa Linnaeus, 1766) 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: from North Carolina, USA, the northern Gulf of Mexico and the Bahamas southward to Uruguay. Antilles, northern South American coast, occurrence in western Caribbean doubtful  [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sand seabasssand perch  [details]
Spanish serrano arenero  [details]