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Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789

154721  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154721)

accepted
Species
Balistes capriscus Gronow, 1854 · unaccepted (ambiguous synonym; homonym)
Balistes carolinensis Gronow, 1854 · unaccepted (synonym)
Balistes caroliniensis Gmelin, 1789 · unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling
Balististes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789 · unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Amphibia - Pisces. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(3). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 1033-1516. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25749426 [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina; observed in Trundy Reef, Cape...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina; observed in Trundy Reef, Cape Elizabeth, ME at 43o35.405N, 70o11.902W (photo ID verified by LVG 7 Aug 2008) [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154721 on 2024-05-21
Date
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2005-04-19 07:59:47Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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2008-02-28 13:41:07Z
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original description Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Amphibia - Pisces. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(3). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 1033-1516. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25749426 [details]   

original description  (of Balistes carolinensis 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): 1468 [details]   

original description  (of Balistes buniva Lacepède, 1803) Lacepède, B.G.E. (1803). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome Cinquieme. 5(1-21): i-lxviii + 1-803 + index., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6335629
page(s): 668, 669, Pl. 21 (fig. 1) [details]   

original description  (of Balistes forcipatus 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): 1472 [details]   

original description  (of Balistes moribundus Cope, 1871) Cope, E. D. (1871). Contribution to the ichthyology of the Lesser Antilles. <em>Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (New Series).</em> v. 14 (pt 3) (art. 5): 445-483.
page(s): 478 [details]   

original description  (of Balistes spilotopterygius 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): 455 [details]   

original description  (of Balistes powellii Cope, 1870) Cope, E. D. (1870). Observations on some fishes new to the American fauna, found at Newport, R. I. by Samuel Powell. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> v. 22: 118-121.
page(s): 120 [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 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 http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [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 http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy 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 http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [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 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Diet Feeds on benthic invertebrates like mollusks and crustaceans  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina; observed in Trundy Reef, Cape Elizabeth, ME at 43o35.405N, 70o11.902W (photo ID verified by LVG 7 Aug 2008) [details]

Habitat Inhabits bays, harbors, lagoons, and seaward reefs.  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]
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LanguageName 
Albanian peshku derr [from synonym]peshk derr [from synonym]  [details]
Basque baleztarraina [from synonym]  [details]
Breton peroked [from synonym]  [details]
Catalan surer [from synonym]porcell [from synonym]peix ballesta [from synonym]  [details]
Croatian kostorok [from synonym]  [details]
Danish almindelig aftrækkerfisk [from synonym]  [details]
Dutch trekkervisgrijze trekkervis  [details]
English turbottrigger-fish [from synonym]triggerfishleather-jacketgrey trigger-fish [from synonym]grey triggerfish [from synonym]gray triggerfish  [details]
Finnish säppikala [from synonym]  [details]
French perroquet [from synonym]cochon de mer [from synonym]baliste perroquet [from synonym]baliste commun [from synonym]baliste cabri [from synonym]baliste  [details]
German Schweinedrückerfisch [from synonym]Drückerfisch [from synonym]  [details]
Hebrew ניצרן ים-תיכוני [from synonym]  [details]
Italian pesce porco [from synonym]pesce balestra [from synonym]  [details]
Maltese hmar [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Βαλιστής [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian avtrekkerfisk [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål avtrekkerfisk  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk avtrekkerfisk  [details]
Polish rogatnica [from synonym]  [details]
Portuguese peixe-porcocangulo  [details]
Romanian balista [from synonym]  [details]
Russian Рыба курок  [details]
Serbian mihaca [from synonym]  [details]
Slovenian balestra [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish pez ballestapejepuerco blancopampo [from synonym]escopeta [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish gråtryckarfiskgrå tryckarfisk  [details]
Turkish yasemin baligi [from synonym]çütre balığı [from synonym]cutre baligi [from synonym]çotira [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Риба курок  [details]
Welsh pysgodyn clicied [from synonym]  [details]
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