WoRMS taxon details

Histrio histrio (Linnaeus, 1758)

126533  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126533)

accepted
Species
Cheironectes laevigatus Cuvier, 1817 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Cheironectes pictus · unaccepted (misspelling)
Chironectes sontagii Müller, 1864 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Historio gibbus (Mitchill, 1815) · unaccepted (misspelling)
Lophius gibba Mitchill, 1815 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Lophius tumida Osbeck, 1765 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Lophius tumidus Osbeck, 1765 · unaccepted (synonym)
Peterophryne gibbo (Mitchill, 1815) · unaccepted (misspelling)
Pterophryne historio (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Lophius histrio Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Clings to floating @Sargassum@, commonly blown into shore and bay waters during storms (Ref. 7251). A voracious predator...  
Description Clings to floating @Sargassum@, commonly blown into shore and bay waters during storms (Ref. 7251). A voracious predator (Ref. 5521). [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Scotian Shelf, Gulf of Maine, and Gulf Stream to the mouth of the Rio de la Plata, Uruguay  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Scotian Shelf, Gulf of Maine, and Gulf Stream to the mouth of the Rio de la Plata, Uruguay [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Histrio histrio (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126533 on 2022-09-28
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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  (of Antennarius nitidus Bennett, 1827) Bennett, E. T. (1827). Observations on the fishes contained in the collection of the Zoological Society. <em>Zoological Journal, London.</em> v. 3 (no. 11, art. 37): 371-378, Pl. 9. [details]   

original description  (of Lophius tumida Osbeck, 1765) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Lophius tumidus Osbeck, 1765) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Lophius histrio Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Antennarius lioderma Bleeker, 1864) Bleeker, P. (1864). Description de quelques espèces inédites de poissons de l'Archipel des Moluques. <em>Nederlandsch Tijdschrift voor de Dierkunde.</em> v. 2: 177-181.
page(s): 178 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at https://www.hk-fish.net/en/fish/introduction/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [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 Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [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 Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   
 
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From other sources
Description Clings to floating @Sargassum@, commonly blown into shore and bay waters during storms (Ref. 7251). A voracious predator (Ref. 5521). [details]

Diet A solitary and voracious predator  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Scotian Shelf, Gulf of Maine, and Gulf Stream to the mouth of the Rio de la Plata, Uruguay [details]

Habitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Found to depths of 11 m, often near surface with floating objects like Sargassum. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, subsistence fisheries, aquarium fish [details]

Reproduction External fertilization.Female produces a raft of eggs, which are inseminated by the male  [details]
LanguageName 
English Sargassumfish  [details]
Japanese ハナオコゼ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål sargassoulke  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk sargassoulke  [details]
Spanish pez sargazo  [details]