WoRMS taxon details

Tetragonurus atlanticus Lowe, 1839

127079  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127079)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Atlantic, Pacific and Indian: in tropical and subtropical waters. Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia in Canada to Panama   
Distribution Atlantic, Pacific and Indian: in tropical and subtropical waters. Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia in Canada to Panama  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Tetragonurus atlanticus Lowe, 1839. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127079 on 2022-01-19
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (Bermuda) Grey, M. (1955). Notes on a collection of Bermuda deep-sea fishes. Fieldiana Zoology, 37: 265-302 [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 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 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on soft-bodied medusae, ctenophores and especially salps; will also take plankton  [details]

Distribution Atlantic, Pacific and Indian: in tropical and subtropical waters. Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia in Canada to Panama  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat oceanic, mostly in the upper 91 m but adults probably deeper  [details]
LanguageName 
English bigeye squaretail  [details]
Japanese ツマリドクウロコイボダイ  [details]
Russian Алет большеглазый  [details]