WoRMS taxon details

Rhomboplites aurorubens (Cuvier, 1829)

159807  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159807)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: 41.5°N, Bermuda and North Carolina, USA, to about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including West Indies, Gulf of...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: 41.5°N, Bermuda and North Carolina, USA, to about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including West Indies, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Rhomboplites aurorubens (Cuvier, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159807 on 2018-12-10
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [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
Diet Feeds on fishes, shrimps, crabs, polychaetes, other benthic invertebrates, cephalopods and planktonic organisms [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: 41.5°N, Bermuda and North Carolina, USA, to about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including West Indies, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea [details]

Habitat Found in moderately deep waters, most common over rock, gravel or sand bottoms near the edge of the continental and island shelves. Young fish occur in shallower depths (below 25 m). Often forms large schools, particularly the young.  [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Minor Commercial [details]
 

LanguageName 
English vermilion snapper  [details]
Spanish besugo  [details]