WoRMS taxon details

Promethichthys prometheus (Cuvier, 1832)

126866  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126866)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Gempylus prometheus Cuvier, 1832) Cuvier, G. ; Valenciennes, A. (1832). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome huitième. Livre neuvième. Des Scombéroïdes. v. 8: i-xix + 5 pp. + 1-509, Pls. 209-245. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-470; Valenciennes 471-509. Date of 1831 on title page. i-xv + 1-375 in Strasbourg edition.].
page(s): 213, Pl. 222 [details]   
Description Found at continental slopes around oceanic islands and submarine rises. Migrates to midwater at night. Feeds on fish,...  
Description Found at continental slopes around oceanic islands and submarine rises. Migrates to midwater at night. Feeds on fish, cephalopods and crustaceans. Reproduces throughout the year in warm waters (Ref. 9784). [details]

Distribution Brazil to New England  
Distribution Brazil to New England [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Promethichthys prometheus (Cuvier, 1832). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126866 on 2024-03-03
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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 Gempylus prometheus Cuvier, 1832) Cuvier, G. ; Valenciennes, A. (1832). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome huitième. Livre neuvième. Des Scombéroïdes. v. 8: i-xix + 5 pp. + 1-509, Pls. 209-245. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-470; Valenciennes 471-509. Date of 1831 on title page. i-xv + 1-375 in Strasbourg edition.].
page(s): 213, Pl. 222 [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 (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 Moore, J. A.; Vecchione, M.; Collette, B.B.; Gibbons; R. (2002). The fauna of Bear Seamount (New England Seamount chain), and the presence of "natural invader" species. <em>ICES Annual Science Conference and ICES Centenary.</em>  [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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
Description Found at continental slopes around oceanic islands and submarine rises. Migrates to midwater at night. Feeds on fish, cephalopods and crustaceans. Reproduces throughout the year in warm waters (Ref. 9784). [details]

Distribution Brazil to New England [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
LanguageName 
English Roudi escolar  [details]
Japanese クロシビカマス  [details]
Russian Прометихтпрометеева рыба  [details]