WoRMS taxon details

Selene vomer (Linnaeus, 1758)

159649  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159649)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofZeus vomer Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: from Maine to Florida, USA (possibly from Nova Scotia, Canada), along coasts of central and south America...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: from Maine to Florida, USA (possibly from Nova Scotia, Canada), along coasts of central and south America to Uruguay, including Bermuda and Gulf of Mexico. Rare in Greater Antilles  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Selene vomer (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159649 on 2018-05-27
Date
action
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofZeus vomer Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

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 Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [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]   

basis of record  (ofZeus vomer Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofZeus gallus Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). 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 small crabs, shrimps, fishes and worms  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: from Maine to Florida, USA (possibly from Nova Scotia, Canada), along coasts of central and south America to Uruguay, including Bermuda and Gulf of Mexico. Rare in Greater Antilles  [details]

Habitat Found in shallow coastal waters, usually over hard or sandy bottoms. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Minor Commercial fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]

synonymy senior syn. of vomer setapinnis [details]
 

LanguageName 
English lookdown  [details]
Spanish jorobado penacho  [details]