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Lampris guttatus (Brünnich, 1788)

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marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Zeus guttatus Brünnich, 1788) Brünnich, M.T. (1788). Om en ny fiskart, den draabeplettede pladefish, fanget ved Helsingör i Nordsöen 1786. <em>K. Danske Selsk. Skrift. N. Saml.</em> 3: 398-407. Pl. A. [details]   
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Lampris guttatus (Brünnich, 1788). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-05-28
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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original description  (of Zeus guttatus Brünnich, 1788) Brünnich, M.T. (1788). Om en ny fiskart, den draabeplettede pladefish, fanget ved Helsingör i Nordsöen 1786. <em>K. Danske Selsk. Skrift. N. Saml.</em> 3: 398-407. Pl. A. [details]   

original description  (of Scomber gunneri Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. <em>Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.</em> Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at
page(s): 38 [details]   

original description  (of Zeus luna Gmelin, 1789) Gmelin, J. F. (1789). Caroli a Linné ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species; cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decimo tertia, aucta, reformata. 3 vols. in 9 parts. Lipsiae,.</em> 1788-93. v. 1 (pt 3): 1033-1516 [Fishes on pp. 1126-1516].
page(s): 1225 [details]   

original description  (of Zeus regius Bonnaterre, 1788) Bonnaterre, J. P. (1788). Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature. <em>Ichthyologie.</em> Paris. i-lvi + 1-215, Pls. A-B. 1-100., available online at
page(s): 72, Pl. 39 (fig. 155) [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Zeus imperialis Shaw, 1793) Shaw, G.; Nodder, F. P. (1789-1813). The Naturalist's Miscellany, or coloured figures of natural objects; drawn and described from nature. <em>London.</em> 23 vols. unnumbered pages.
page(s): no page number, Pl. 140 [details]   

original description  (of Zeus stroemii Walbaum, 1792) Walbaum, J. J. (1792). Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium. In quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum classibus, ordinibus, generum characteribus, specierum differentiis, observationibus plurimis. Redactis speciebus 242 ad genera 52. Ichthyologiae pars III. <em>Ant. Ferdin. Rose, Grypeswaldiae [Greifswald].</em> Part 3: [i-viii] + 1-723, Pls. 1-3.
page(s): 398 [details]   

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

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [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 Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [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 Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at [details]   

additional source Brünnich, M.T. (1788). Om en ny fiskart, den draabeplettede pladefish, fanget ved Helsingör i Nordsöen 1786. <em>K. Danske Selsk. Skrift. N. Saml.</em> 3: 398-407. Pl. A.
page(s): 398 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Biology fully warm-blooded fish [details]

Diet Feeds on midwater fishes and invertebrates, mainly squids  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat oceanic and apparently solitary  [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery [details]

Reproduction Probably spawns in the spring  [details]

Danish glansfisk  [details]
Dutch koningsvis  [details]
English sunfishSpotted opahopahmoonfishKingfishJerusalem haddockGlancefish  [details]
French poisson royalpoisson luneopahlampris  [details]
German Gotteslachs  [details]
Icelandic gulðax  [details]
Italian pescire  [details]
Japanese アカマンボウ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Λαμπρόψαρο  [details]
Norwegian laksestørje  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål laksestørje  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk laksestørje  [details]
Portuguese peixe cravo  [details]
Russian солнечная рыбаКрасноперый (обыкновенный) опах  [details]
Spanish opahluna real  [details]
Swedish glansfisk  [details]
Welsh opa  [details]
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