WoRMS taxon details

Pontinus longispinis Goode & Bean, 1896

159555  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159555)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Georgia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; not occurring in the West Indies; MCZ 64854 from...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Georgia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; not occurring in the West Indies; MCZ 64854 from 39.3oN, -72.38oW [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Pontinus longispinis Goode & Bean, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159555 on 2018-11-21
Date
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by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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context source (Deepsea) Census of Marine Life (2012). SYNDEEP: Towards a first global synthesis of biodiversity, biogeography and ecosystem function in the deep sea. Unpublished data (datasetID: 3), available online at http://www.comlsecretariat.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/SYNDEEP-Towards-a-first-global-synthesis-of-biodiversity-biogeography-and-ecosystem-function-in-the-deep-sea-Eva-Ramirez-Llodra-et-al..pdf [details]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions max. 250 mm TL [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Georgia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; not occurring in the West Indies; MCZ 64854 from 39.3oN, -72.38oW [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat demersal, on soft substrate from 75 - 440 m [details]

Importance venomous [details]
 

LanguageName 
English longspine scorpionfish  [details]
Spanish lapón mariposa  [details]
Pontinus longispinis, 396-490 m Dog Seamount, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of Ocean Exploration Trust. Identification from photograph by A. Quattrini et al. For more information see: Quattrini AM, Demopoulos AWJ, Singer R, Roa-Veron A, Chaytor JD (2017). Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 123: 90-104.