WoRMS taxon details

Monacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818)

159497  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159497)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Newfoundland, Bermuda and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina  
Distribution Newfoundland, Bermuda and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Monacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159497 on 2018-02-25
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z
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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBalistes ciliatus Mitchill, 1818) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMonacanthus davidsonii Cope, 1871) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMonacanthus occidentalis Günther, 1870) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMonacanthus piraaca Kner, 1867) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMonocanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). 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 on plants, algae and small crustaceans [details]

Distribution Newfoundland, Bermuda and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina [details]

Habitat Found to 50m depths, commonly in grass beds, but also over sandy and rocky bottoms. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Subsistence fishery [details]

Predators Bony fishes [details]
 

LanguageName 
English fringed filefish  [details]
Spanish lija de clavo  [details]