WoRMS taxon details

Schedophilus medusophagus (Cocco, 1839)

126833  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126833)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Grand Banks, Canada to North Carolina, USA   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Grand Banks, Canada to North Carolina, USA  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Schedophilus medusophagus (Cocco, 1839). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126833 on 2022-05-19
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 Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. <i>J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A)</i>: 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 30 [details]   

additional source Cocco, A. (1829). Sullo <i>Schedophilus medusophagus</i>. <em>Giorn. Gabin. Litt. Messina.</em> 1: 30-32.
page(s): 30 [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 on medusae and ctenophores  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Grand Banks, Canada to North Carolina, USA  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
Danish engelsk sortfisk  [details]
English Cornish blackfishbrown ruff  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Μεδουσοφάγος  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål engelsk svartfisk  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk engelsk svartfisk  [details]
Swedish medusafiskengelsk svartfisk  [details]
Welsh pysgodyn du Cernyw  [details]