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Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)

127232  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Massachusetts and Gulf of Mexico to Argentina  
Distribution Massachusetts and Gulf of Mexico to Argentina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: on 2019-10-15
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2019-10-15
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [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 Robins, C. R.; Ray, G. C.; Douglass, J.; Freund, R. (1986). A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. <em>Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston.</em> 1-354. [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 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on crustaceans, especially crabs, clams and small fishes [details]

Distribution Massachusetts and Gulf of Mexico to Argentina [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 1- 100 m over sand, mud or rocky botoms. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Minor commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Sea birds and bony fishes [details]

Albanian peshku gjel fluturuesgishtflatrori  [details]
English flying gurnard  [details]
Hebrew טיר ים-תיכוני  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Κόκκινο χελιδονόψαρο  [details]
Russian Долгопер средиземноморский  [details]
Spanish alón volador  [details]
Turkish ucan kirlangic baligi  [details]
Ukrainian Довгопер середземноморський  [details]
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