WoRMS taxon details

Ophidion selenops Robins & Böhlke, 1959

158768  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158768)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Robins, C. R.; Böhlke, J. E. (1959). Studies on fishes of the family Ophidiidae. IV. Two new dwarf cusk-eels (genus Ophidion) from the tropical western Atlantic. <em>Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia).</em> No. 325: 1-9. [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: 43.68°N to South Carolina and Florida Keys, including the southeastern Gulf of Mexico  
Distribution Western Atlantic: 43.68°N to South Carolina and Florida Keys, including the southeastern Gulf of Mexico [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Ophidion selenops Robins & Böhlke, 1959. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158768 on 2024-04-25
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Robins, C. R.; Böhlke, J. E. (1959). Studies on fishes of the family Ophidiidae. IV. Two new dwarf cusk-eels (genus Ophidion) from the tropical western Atlantic. <em>Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia).</em> No. 325: 1-9. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [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]   

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
Distribution Western Atlantic: 43.68°N to South Carolina and Florida Keys, including the southeastern Gulf of Mexico [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat depth range 12 - 45 m  [details]
LanguageName 
English mooneye cusk-eel  [details]