WoRMS taxon details

Apogon maculatus (Poey, 1860)

159589  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159589)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Woods Hole to Bermuda, Bahamas, and Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Larvae stray into Canadian waters  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Woods Hole to Bermuda, Bahamas, and Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Larvae stray into Canadian waters [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Apogon maculatus (Poey, 1860). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159589 on 2018-11-16
Date
action
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: Woods Hole to Bermuda, Bahamas, and Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Larvae stray into Canadian waters [details]

Habitat Commonly found along sea walls and pilings, in harbors, and coral reefs. A nocturnal species, it remains hidden in cracks and crevices during the day. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- aquarium fish [details]

Reproduction Males with eggs have been spotted in Bahamas in June and July  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English flamefish  [details]
Spanish cardenal manchado  [details]