WoRMS taxon details

Benthosema pterotum (Alcock, 1890)

217680  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217680)

accepted
Species
Benthosema pterota (Alcock, 1890) · unaccepted (misspelling)
Benthosema ptertum (Alcock, 1890) · unaccepted (misspelling)
Scopelus pterotum Alcock, 1890 · unaccepted (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits slope and near continental/island waters (Ref. 9835). Feeds in the evening/night (Ref. 9191). Copepods and various...  
Description Inhabits slope and near continental/island waters (Ref. 9835). Feeds in the evening/night (Ref. 9191). Copepods and various crustacean larvae seem to be the dominant food items. Lipid content is 4.6 % in fresh body weight (Ref. 8966). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Benthosema pterotum (Alcock, 1890). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217680 on 2024-04-17
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Scopelus pterotus Alcock, 1890) Alcock, A. W. (1890). Natural history notes from H. M. Indian marine survey steamer `Investigator,' Commander R. F. Hoskyn, R. N., commanding.--No. 16. On the bathybial fishes collected in the Bay of Bengal during the season 1889-1890. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6).</em> v. 6 (no. 33) (art. 26): 197-222, Pls. 8-9. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at https://www.hk-fish.net/en/fish/introduction/ [details]   

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [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 Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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
Description Inhabits slope and near continental/island waters (Ref. 9835). Feeds in the evening/night (Ref. 9191). Copepods and various crustacean larvae seem to be the dominant food items. Lipid content is 4.6 % in fresh body weight (Ref. 8966). [details]
LanguageName 
English skinnycheek lanternfish  [details]
Japanese イワハダカ  [details]