WoRMS taxon details

Trachinotus falcatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofLabrus 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]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Emerald Bank to southeastern Brazil, including Bahamas and many of the West Indies. Also in Bermuda, Gulf...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Emerald Bank to southeastern Brazil, including Bahamas and many of the West Indies. Also in Bermuda, Gulf of Mexico  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Trachinotus falcatus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=367285 on 2018-05-25
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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  (ofLabrus 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  (ofChaetodon rhomboides Bloch, 1787) Bloch, M. E. (1782-95). Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische. 12 volumes. [details]   

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 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  (ofChaetodon 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  (ofLabrus falcatus Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Adults feed on mollusks, crabs, shrimps, and small fishes; juveniles on benthic invertebrates [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Emerald Bank to southeastern Brazil, including Bahamas and many of the West Indies. Also in Bermuda, Gulf of Mexico  [details]

Habitat 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]

Habitat benthic [details]

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

Reproduction Spawn offshore  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English permit  [details]