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Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system: Species Data Report

Sat 13th Apr, 2024 12:58 am

Species - Melichthys niger
Habitat
Salinity
 
Marine
Marine Only
Inshore/Offshore
 
Inshore
Inshore Only
Water Column Position
 
Bottom
Bottom + water column
Near Bottom
Habitat
 
Reef only
Rocks
Water column
Corals
Reef (rock/coral/oyster)
Reef associated (reef + edges-water column & soft bottom)
FishBase Habitat
 
Reef Associated
Feeding
Feeding Group
 
Corallivore
Data
Omnivore
Planktivore
Diet
 
Data
Sponges/seasquirts/bryozoa
Zooplankton
Benthic macroalgae/seagrasses
Benthic microalgae
Bony fishes
Hard corals
Pelagic fish larvae
Pelagic jellyfish/ctenophores
Phytoplankton
Reproduction
Egg Type
 
Benthic
Data
Pelagic larva
Zoogeography
Global Endemism
 
All species
Circumtropical ( Indian + Pacific + Atlantic Oceans)
Greater Caribbean non-endemic
Regional Endemism
 
Also in Brazil
Continent
Continent + Island (s)
Extends South of GC
GC non-endemic
Insular primarily
Island (s)
All species
Residency
 
Resident
Climate Zone
 
Equatorial (0-10N, Costa Rica / Venezuela)
Subtropical (23-35N, Florida / Carolinas / Bermuda)
Tropical (10-23N, Nicaragua / Cuba)
Conservation status
IUCN Red List
 
Least concern
Listed
CITES
 
Not listed
Size
Length Max
 
50
Depth
Depth Range Min
 
0
Depth Range Max
 
406

Range
Note: range polygons may be inaccurate for species known only from a few, widely scattered sites
Based on paint data
Latitude Limit N
Latitude Limit S
Longitude Limit W
Longitude Limit E
Latitudinal Range (N limit – S limit)0
Longitudinal Range (W limit – E limit)0
Range Midpoint (lat/long)0, 0
Range Polygon Area: Km2 0 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long)-1, -1
Based on point data
Sampling-Point Count :757
Range Polygon Area: Km2:9,999,979 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long):20.43765,-78.2714
Points
#LatLong
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