WoRMS taxon details

Scopelosaurus smithii Bean, 1925

126350  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126350)

accepted
Species
Scopelosaurus smithi Bean, 1925 · unaccepted (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bean, B. A. (1925). escription of a new species of luminous lizard fish, Scopelosaurus smithii, from off the coast of Brazil. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 38: 13-14. [details]   
Distribution from 34°N to 20°S, with some larval drift up to 40°  
Distribution from 34°N to 20°S, with some larval drift up to 40° [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Scopelosaurus smithii Bean, 1925. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126350 on 2024-04-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Bean, B. A. (1925). escription of a new species of luminous lizard fish, Scopelosaurus smithii, from off the coast of Brazil. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 38: 13-14. [details]   

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 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
Diet Feeds mainly on zooplankton  [details]

Distribution from 34°N to 20°S, with some larval drift up to 40° [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Larvae are epipelagic, young inhabit the layers between 50-200 m, adults benthopelagic and found deeper than 500 m over continental and insular slopes. [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs in tropical waters, especially in the western part of the Atlantic Ocean  [details]
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Japanese フデエソ  [details]