WoRMS taxon details

Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846

217797  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217797)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits shallow lagoon and seaward reefs and occurs at depths of at least 220 m. May be found at 650 m (Ref. 5213). Rarely...  
Description Inhabits shallow lagoon and seaward reefs and occurs at depths of at least 220 m. May be found at 650 m (Ref. 5213). Rarely seen for it lives in caves and crevices during the day and periodically emerges from cover at night to feed on crustaceans, mainly crabs, and fishes. Utilized fresh and eaten steamed, pan-fried and baked (Ref. 9987). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217797 on 2019-09-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2006-05-04 16:52:30Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Tang Y.W. (1981) Sea Life Around Hong Kong v.12. Hong Kong Fish Marketing Organization, Hong Kong. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits shallow lagoon and seaward reefs and occurs at depths of at least 220 m. May be found at 650 m (Ref. 5213). Rarely seen for it lives in caves and crevices during the day and periodically emerges from cover at night to feed on crustaceans, mainly crabs, and fishes. Utilized fresh and eaten steamed, pan-fried and baked (Ref. 9987). [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English goatsbeard brotula  [details]
Japanese イタチウオ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Brotula marginalis P02364 illustration)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Brotula multibarbata USNM 408826 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Brotula multibarbata USNM 439741 photograph lateral view)
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