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Dibranchus atlanticus Peters, 1876

126558  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126558)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Atlantic: coasts of Canada and United States, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and the coast of South America to Rio de Janeiro,...  
Distribution Atlantic: coasts of Canada and United States, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and the coast of South America to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; in the east, from the Gulf of Guinea to Angola [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Dibranchus atlanticus Peters, 1876. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126558 on 2019-08-25
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Dibranchus atlanticus Peters, 1876. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126558 on 2019-08-25
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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 Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Welshman, D.; Kohler, S; Black, J.; and L. Van Guelpen. (2003). An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [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 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
Diet Feeds on amphipods, bivalve molluscs, brittlestars, starfishes and sea spiders  [details]

Distribution Atlantic: coasts of Canada and United States, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and the coast of South America to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; in the east, from the Gulf of Guinea to Angola [details]

Habitat Found on mud or sand-mud bottoms. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial,fishery [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Atlantic batfish  [details]
Dibranchus cf. atlanticus, 398 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017. Identification from photograph by J. Caruso.
 

To NMNH Extant Collection (Dibranchus atlanticus USNM 405023 photograph dorsal view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Dibranchus atlanticus USNM 405024 photograph dorsal view)
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