WoRMS taxon details

Scopelosaurus smithii Bean, 1925

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

Scopelosaurus smithi Bean, 1925 · unaccepted (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
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. (2022). FishBase. Scopelosaurus smithii Bean, 1925. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126350 on 2022-05-24
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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 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). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 Present  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 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]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs in tropical waters, especially in the western part of the Atlantic Ocean  [details]
Japanese フデエソ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Scopelosaurus smithii P05874 illustration)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Scopelosaurus smithii USNM 214073 photograph)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]