WoRMS taxon details

Pontinus longispinis Goode & Bean, 1896

159555  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159555)

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: Georgia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; not occurring in the West Indies; MCZ 64854 from...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Georgia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; not occurring in the West Indies; MCZ 64854 from 39.3oN, -72.38oW [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Pontinus longispinis Goode & Bean, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159555 on 2022-07-06
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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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]   

context source (Deepsea) Census of Marine Life (2012). SYNDEEP: Towards a first global synthesis of biodiversity, biogeography and ecosystem function in the deep sea. Unpublished data (datasetID: 3), available online at http://www.comlsecretariat.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/SYNDEEP-Towards-a-first-global-synthesis-of-biodiversity-biogeography-and-ecosystem-function-in-the-deep-sea-Eva-Ramirez-Llodra-et-al..pdf [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 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
Dimensions max. 250 mm TL [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Georgia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; not occurring in the West Indies; MCZ 64854 from 39.3oN, -72.38oW [details]

Habitat demersal, on soft substrate from 75 - 440 m [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance venomous [details]
LanguageName 
English longspine scorpionfish  [details]
Spanish lapón mariposa  [details]
Pontinus longispinis, 396-490 m Dog Seamount, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of Ocean Exploration Trust. Identification from photograph by A. Quattrini et al. For more information see: Quattrini AM, Demopoulos AWJ, Singer R, Roa-Veron A, Chaytor JD (2017). Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 123: 90-104.
 

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