WoRMS taxon details

Schedophilus medusophagus (Cocco, 1839)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Centrolophus medusophagus Cocco, 1839) Cocco, A. (1839). Ittiologia. [Sopra un nuovo genere di pesci della famiglia de' Centrolofini e di una nuova specie di Trachurus.]. <em>L' Innominato, Giornale di Amena Letteratura e Belle Arti Anno.</em> 3 (no. 7): 56-59.
page(s): 57 [details]   
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. (2024). FishBase. Schedophilus medusophagus (Cocco, 1839). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126833 on 2024-03-02
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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 Centrolophus medusophagus Cocco, 1839) Cocco, A. (1839). Ittiologia. [Sopra un nuovo genere di pesci della famiglia de' Centrolofini e di una nuova specie di Trachurus.]. <em>L' Innominato, Giornale di Amena Letteratura e Belle Arti Anno.</em> 3 (no. 7): 56-59.
page(s): 57 [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 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). (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 on medusae and ctenophores  [details]

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

Habitat nektonic [details]
LanguageName 
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]