WoRMS taxon details

Ariomma melanum (Ginsburg, 1954)

159593  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159593)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: 43°N and northern Gulf of Mexico in USA to Panama, extending to the northern coast of South America   
Distribution Western Atlantic: 43°N and northern Gulf of Mexico in USA to Panama, extending to the northern coast of South America  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Ariomma melanum (Ginsburg, 1954). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159593 on 2021-05-15
Date
action
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2021)., available online at http://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 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds mainly on small crustaceans  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: 43°N and northern Gulf of Mexico in USA to Panama, extending to the northern coast of South America  [details]

Habitat Inhabits deep waters, usually on soft bottoms. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Minor commercial fishery [details]
LanguageName 
English brown driftfish  [details]
Spanish pastorcillo café  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Ariomma melanum USNM 405118 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Ariomma melanum USNM 405119 photograph lateral view)
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