WoRMS taxon details

Cubiceps capensis (Smith, 1845)

159423  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159423)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution probably circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas, as far north as 40.9°N in Canadian Atlantic  
Distribution probably circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas, as far north as 40.9°N in Canadian Atlantic [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cubiceps capensis (Smith, 1845). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159423 on 2018-05-23
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [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]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofAtimostoma capensis Smith, 1845) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [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 salps  [details]

Distribution probably circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas, as far north as 40.9°N in Canadian Atlantic [details]

Habitat oceanic, epi- or mesopelagic in tropical waters [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Importance Social- Minor Commercial fishery [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Cape cigarfish  [details]