WoRMS taxon details

Sphoeroides testudineus (Linnaeus, 1758)

158936  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158936)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Tetraodon testudineus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Western Atlantic: Rhode Island, USA to southeastern Brazil.   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Rhode Island, USA to southeastern Brazil.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Sphoeroides testudineus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158936 on 2020-07-10
Date
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Tetraodon testudineus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Robins, C. R.; Ray, G. C.; Douglass, J.; Freund, R. (1986). A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. <em>Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston.</em> 1-354. [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). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: Rhode Island, USA to southeastern Brazil.  [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
LanguageName 
English checkered puffer  [details]
Spanish botete sapo  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Sphoeroides testudineus USNM 35802 radiograph caudal)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Sphoeroides testudineus USNM 35802 radiograph caudal)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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