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Malacocephalus occidentalis Goode & Bean, 1885

158741  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158741)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Goode, G. B. ; Bean, T. H. (1885). Descriptions of new fishes obtained by the United States Fish Commission mainly from deep water off the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> v. 8 (no. 543): 589-605. [details]   
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: in tropical and warm-temperate waters as far north as Newfoundland  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: in tropical and warm-temperate waters as far north as Newfoundland [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Malacocephalus occidentalis Goode & Bean, 1885. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2022) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: https://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158741 on 2022-11-30
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2022). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Malacocephalus occidentalis Goode & Bean, 1885. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158741 on 2022-11-30
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
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original description Goode, G. B. ; Bean, T. H. (1885). Descriptions of new fishes obtained by the United States Fish Commission mainly from deep water off the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> v. 8 (no. 543): 589-605. [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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [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]   
 
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From other sources
Diet Feeds on pelagic crustaceans  [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: in tropical and warm-temperate waters as far north as Newfoundland [details]

Habitat Inhabits warm to temperate waters on the continental slope.  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery [details]
LanguageName 
English western softhead grenadierAmerican straptail grenedier  [details]
French queue-de-rat d’Amérique  [details]
Spanish granadero carapacho  [details]
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