WoRMS taxon details

Alepocephalus agassizii Goode & Bean, 1883

126681  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126681)

accepted
Species
Alepocephalus agassizi Goode & Bean, 1883 · unaccepted (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Goode, G. B. ; Bean, T. H. (1883). Reports on the results of dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, on the east coast of the United States, during the summer of 1880, by the U. S. coast survey steamer "Blake," Commander J. R. Bartlett, U. S. N., commanding. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> v. 10 (no. 5): 183-226. [details]   
Distribution Davis Strait south to Honduras  
Distribution Davis Strait south to Honduras [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Alepocephalus agassizii Goode & Bean, 1883. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126681 on 2022-09-25
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Goode, G. B. ; Bean, T. H. (1883). Reports on the results of dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, on the east coast of the United States, during the summer of 1880, by the U. S. coast survey steamer "Blake," Commander J. R. Bartlett, U. S. N., commanding. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> v. 10 (no. 5): 183-226. [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 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 
    Definitions

From other sources
Diet Feeds mostly ctenophores, but also crustaceans, echinoderms and polychaetes [details]

Distribution Davis Strait south to Honduras [details]

Habitat Found over sand and clay bottoms, at depths of 600 - 2500m. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
LanguageName 
English Agassiz' smoothhead  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Alepocephalus agassizii P00304 illustration)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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