WoRMS taxon details

Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean, 1886)

126343  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126343)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized...  
Description Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized finrays (tripod), facing the current. Feeds on nektonic copepods and other small planktonic crustaceans. Synchronously hermaphroditic (Ref. 6688). [details]

Distribution 39.1°N to Gulf of Mexico including Caribbean and along Rio Grande Rise  
Distribution 39.1°N to Gulf of Mexico including Caribbean and along Rio Grande Rise [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean, 1886). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126343 on 2024-05-21
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

additional source Welshman, D.; Kohler, S; Black, J.; and L. Van Guelpen. (2003). An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Classification In family Chlorophthalmidae in Fishbase 96 [details]

Description Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized finrays (tripod), facing the current. Feeds on nektonic copepods and other small planktonic crustaceans. Synchronously hermaphroditic (Ref. 6688). [details]

Diet Feeds on copepods and other small crustaceans  [details]

Distribution 39.1°N to Gulf of Mexico including Caribbean and along Rio Grande Rise [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized finrays (tripod), facing the current. [details]

Reproduction Hermaphroditic [details]
    Definitions

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LanguageName 
English tripodfish  [details]
Japanese オオイトヒキイワシ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Τριποδόψαρο  [details]