WoRMS taxon details

Etelis oculatus (Valenciennes, 1828)

159789  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159789)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Bermuda and North Carolina, USA, Gulf of Mexico southward through the Caribbean to Brazil; particularly...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Bermuda and North Carolina, USA, Gulf of Mexico southward through the Caribbean to Brazil; particularly abundant in the Bahamas and the Antilles  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Etelis oculatus (Valenciennes, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159789 on 2020-09-26
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (Deepsea) Natural History Museum, London (NHM): Collections Management Database System.  [details]   

basis of record Moore, J. A.; Vecchione, M.; Collette, B.B.; Gibbons; R. (2002). The fauna of Bear Seamount (New England Seamount chain), and the presence of "natural invader" species. <em>ICES Annual Science Conference and ICES Centenary.</em>  [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (12/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: Bermuda and North Carolina, USA, Gulf of Mexico southward through the Caribbean to Brazil; particularly abundant in the Bahamas and the Antilles  [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
LanguageName 
English queen snapper  [details]
Spanish pargo cachucho  [details]
Etelis oculatus, 442 m platform west of Puerto Rico, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer, Océano Profundo 2015. 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.
 

Etelis oculatus, 272-533 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.