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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792) 
AphiaID: 159490

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 editorTetraodontiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus Cloquet, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlutera aurantiacus (Mitchill, 1815)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlutera punctata Agassiz, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlutera schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluteres cuspicauda (Mitchill, 1818)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus cultrifrons Hollard, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus holbroocki Hollard, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus punctatus (Agassiz, 1831)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus schoepfi (Walbaum, 1792) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus shoepfii (Walbaum, 1792) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes aurantiacus Mitchill, 1815
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes cuspicauda Mitchill, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes schoepfii Walbaum, 1792
Sources  basis of record Eschmeyer, N.M., K.V. Rama-Rao & L.E. Hallacher (1979). Fishes of the Scorpionfish subfamily Choridactylinae from the Western Pacific and the Indian Ocean. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. Fourth Series. Vol.XLI (21): 475-500. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororange filefish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlija naranja  [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus aluteri (Avdeev, 1977) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus occidentalis (Wilson C.B., 1924) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
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 (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on a variety of plants, including algae and seagrasses  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts of the United States, Bermuda, Bahamas, and Brazil, not uncommon in summer as far north as Cape Cod; reported to Portland, Maine and Halifax Nova Scotia [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat usually found over bottoms with seagrass, sand, or mud  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159490
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2007-01-02 16:02:37Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Aluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792). 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=159490 on 2014-04-17
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