WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinotus falcatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

367285  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:367285)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus falcatus 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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Emerald Bank to southeastern Brazil, including Bahamas and many of the West Indies. Also in Bermuda, Gulf...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Emerald Bank to southeastern Brazil, including Bahamas and many of the West Indies. Also in Bermuda, Gulf of Mexico  [details]
Bailly, N. (2009). Trachinotus falcatus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=367285 on 2018-01-16

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2008-09-10 06:25:12Z
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2009-06-16 07:05:49Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus falcatus 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]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon rhomboides Bloch, 1787) Bloch, M. E. (1782-95). Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische. 12 volumes. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon rhomboides Bloch, 1787) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus falcatus Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Adults feed on mollusks, crabs, shrimps, and small fishes; juveniles on benthic invertebrates [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Emerald Bank to southeastern Brazil, including Bahamas and many of the West Indies. Also in Bermuda, Gulf of Mexico  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Adults frequently in channels or holes, over sandy flats, around reefs, and at times over mud bottoms; usually solitary or in small schools; smaller fish tolerate brackishwater. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawn offshore  [details]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpermit  [details]