WoRMS taxon details

Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier, 1829)

126808  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126808)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Caranx punctatus Cuvier, 1829) Cuvier, G. (1829). Le Règne Animal distribué, d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Déterville, Paris.</em> Edition 2. v. 2: i-xv + 1-406., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31771348
page(s): 208 [details]   
Distribution Nova Scotia (as strays) southward through the Caribbean Sea to Brazil  
Distribution Nova Scotia (as strays) southward through the Caribbean Sea to Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126808 on 2022-12-07
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original description  (of Caranx punctatus Cuvier, 1829) Cuvier, G. (1829). Le Règne Animal distribué, d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Déterville, Paris.</em> Edition 2. v. 2: i-xv + 1-406., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31771348
page(s): 208 [details]   

original description  (of Caranx sanctaehelenae Cuvier, 1833) Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1833). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome neuvième. Suite du livre neuvième. Des Scombéroïdes. v. 9: i-xxix + 3 pp. + 1-512, Pls. 246-279. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-198, 330-359, 372-427; Valenciennes the balance. i-xxiv + 1-379 in Strasbourg edition. Pp. 429-512 contains additions and corrections for vols. 2 through 5.]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4427517
page(s): 37 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [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). (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
Diet Feeds on planktonic invertebrates, primarily copepods, but also on gastropod larvae, ostracods and pteropods  [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia (as strays) southward through the Caribbean Sea to Brazil [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Bottom dweller, inhabiting shallow coastal waters often near sandy beaches. [details]

Importance Bait [details]

Reproduction Spawns well offshore year round  [details]
LanguageName 
English round scadround robin  [details]
Spanish macarela chuparaco  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Caranx sanctaehelenae RAD116780-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Caranx sanctaehelenae RAD116823-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Decapterus punctatus RAD116772-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Decapterus punctatus RAD116772-001)
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