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Aluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)

159490  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159490)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts of the United States, Bermuda, Bahamas, and Brazil, not uncommon in summer as far north...  
Distribution Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts of the United States, Bermuda, Bahamas, and Brazil, not uncommon in summer as far north as Cape Cod; reported to Portland, Maine and Halifax Nova Scotia [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Aluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792). 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=159490 on 2019-10-18
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Aluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159490 on 2019-10-18
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z
created
2007-01-02 16:02:37Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

basis of record Eschmeyer, N.M., K.V. Rama-Rao & L.E. Hallacher (1979). Fishes of the Scorpionfish subfamily Choridactylinae from the Western Pacific and the Indian Ocean. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. Fourth Series. Vol.XLI (21): 475-500. [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 a variety of plants, including algae and seagrasses  [details]

Distribution Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts of the United States, Bermuda, Bahamas, and Brazil, not uncommon in summer as far north as Cape Cod; reported to Portland, Maine and Halifax Nova Scotia [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat usually found over bottoms with seagrass, sand, or mud  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English orange filefish  [details]
Spanish lija naranja  [details]
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