WoRMS taxon details

Peristedion gracile Goode & Bean, 1896

159548  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159548)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Goode, G.B.; Bean, T.H. (1896). Oceanic Ichthyology, a treatise on the deep-sea and pelagic fishes of the world, based chiefly upon the collections made by the steamers Blake, Albatross, and Fish Hawk in the northwestern Atlantic, with an atlas containing 417 figures. <em>Spec. Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus.</em> Text: 2: i-xxxv + 1-26 + 1-553. Atlas: i-xxiii, 1-26. Pls. 123. [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: 41.9°N, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Campeche in Mexico; reported to extend to the West Indies,...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: 41.9°N, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Campeche in Mexico; reported to extend to the West Indies, and off Venezuela and Suriname [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Peristedion gracile Goode & Bean, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159548 on 2022-09-24
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Goode, G.B.; Bean, T.H. (1896). Oceanic Ichthyology, a treatise on the deep-sea and pelagic fishes of the world, based chiefly upon the collections made by the steamers Blake, Albatross, and Fish Hawk in the northwestern Atlantic, with an atlas containing 417 figures. <em>Spec. Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus.</em> Text: 2: i-xxxv + 1-26 + 1-553. Atlas: i-xxiii, 1-26. Pls. 123. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: 41.9°N, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Campeche in Mexico; reported to extend to the West Indies, and off Venezuela and Suriname [details]

Habitat Found mostly on the continental slope. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
LanguageName 
English slender searobin  [details]
Spanish vaquita blindada flaca  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Peristedium gracilis P08294 illustration)
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