WoRMS taxon details

Chaunax pictus Lowe, 1846

126539  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126539)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Apparently worldwide in tropical to temperate waters. 51.8°N to 12.5°S.  
Distribution Apparently worldwide in tropical to temperate waters. 51.8°N to 12.5°S. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Chaunax pictus Lowe, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126539 on 2019-10-13
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[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]   

additional source Ben Rais Lasram, F.; Mouillot, D. (2008). Increasing southern invasion enhances congruence between endemic and exotic Mediterranean fish fauna. <em>Biological Invasions.</em> 11(3): 697-711., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-008-9284-4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Apparently worldwide in tropical to temperate waters. 51.8°N to 12.5°S. [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat Found on continental shelves and slopes, from approximately 200 m and below. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English pink frogmouth  [details]
Chaunax pictus, 455 m Pichincho, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer, Océano Profundo 2015. 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.
 

Chaunax pictus, 454-620 m Conrad 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.
 

Chaunax pictus, 452 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2018. Identification from photograph by A. Quattrini.
 

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