WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLopholatilus chamaeleonticeps Goode & Bean, 1879

Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, 386 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification by S. Harter.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 
159406 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159406)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to southern Florida, USA and Gulf of Mexico. Probably throughout the northern coast of South America and the Caribbean [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps Goode & Bean, 1879. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159406 on 2017-11-23

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). (2017). 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]   

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 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds mainly on shrimp and crabs, but also takes fish, squid, bivalves and holothurians [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to southern Florida, USA and Gulf of Mexico. Probably throughout the northern coast of South America and the Caribbean [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Most common around 200 m, usually over mud or sand bottom and occasionally over rough bottom. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]
 

Host of
LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortegelvis  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortilefish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorconejo amarillo  [details]
Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, 386 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification by S. Harter.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor