WoRMS taxon details

Myrichthys breviceps (Richardson, 1848)

158637  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158637)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: North Carolina to the Caribbean Sea  
Distribution Western Atlantic: North Carolina to the Caribbean Sea [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2023). FishBase. Myrichthys breviceps (Richardson, 1848). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158637 on 2023-11-30
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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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 Böhlke, E. B.; J. E. Böhlke, M. M.; Leiby, J. E.; McCosker, E.; Bertelsen, C. H.; Robins, C. R.; Robins, D. G.; Smith, K. A.; Tighe, J. G.; Nielsen, W. H.; Hulet; Fuges, M. H. (1989). Volume One: orders Anguilliformes and Saccopharyngiformes. Volume Two: Leptocephali.  [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). (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.; Jézéque, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C.W.; Mooney, T.A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L.K.; Rice, A.N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Sprie, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M.J.G. Underwater Soniferous Behavior Trait Provided in the World Register of Marine Species. <em>(In preparation).</em>  [details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: North Carolina to the Caribbean Sea [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
English sharptail eel  [details]
Spanish tieso afilado  [details]