WoRMS taxon details

Hemiramphus balao Lesueur, 1821

159278  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159278)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lesueur, C. A. (1821). Observations on several genera and species of fish, belonging to the natural family of the Esoces. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.</em> v. 2 (pt 1): 124-138, 2 pls. [pp. 124-128 (Oct.), pp. 129-138 (Nov.)]. [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: New York, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil   
Distribution Western Atlantic: New York, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2023). FishBase. Hemiramphus balao Lesueur, 1821. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159278 on 2023-02-04
Date
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Lesueur, C. A. (1821). Observations on several genera and species of fish, belonging to the natural family of the Esoces. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.</em> v. 2 (pt 1): 124-138, 2 pls. [pp. 124-128 (Oct.), pp. 129-138 (Nov.)]. [details]   

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 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). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: New York, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
LanguageName 
English balao  [details]
Spanish agujeta balao  [details]