WoRMS taxon details

Pontinus rathbuni Goode & Bean, 1896

159556  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159556)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Virginia, USA and Bahamas to Venezuela.   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Virginia, USA and Bahamas to Venezuela.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Pontinus rathbuni Goode & Bean, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159556 on 2018-12-17
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License


basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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

Distribution Western Atlantic: Virginia, USA and Bahamas to Venezuela.  [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English highfin scorpionfish  [details]
Pontinus cf. rathbuni, 412-544 m Conrad 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.