WoRMS taxon details

Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps Goode & Bean, 1879

159406  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159406)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to southern Florida, USA and Gulf of Mexico. Probably throughout the northern coast...  
Distribution 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps Goode & Bean, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159406 on 2018-04-25
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]   

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
Diet Feeds mainly on shrimp and crabs, but also takes fish, squid, bivalves and holothurians [details]

Distribution 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]

Habitat Most common around 200 m, usually over mud or sand bottom and occasionally over rough bottom. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch tegelvis  [details]
English tilefish  [details]
Spanish conejo amarillo  [details]
Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, 386 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification from photograph by S. Harter.