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

Tue 22nd Sep, 2020 12:57 am

Species - Gymnothorax polygonius
Habitat
Salinity
 
Marine
Marine Only
Inshore/Offshore
 
Inshore Only
Inshore
Water Column Position
 
Bottom
Bottom only
Habitat
 
Reef associated (reef + edges-water column & soft bottom)
Reef (rock/coral/oyster)
Reef and soft bottom
Sand & gravel
Soft bottom (mud/sand/gravel/beach/estuary/mangrove/seagrass)
Mud
Rocks
FishBase Habitat
 
Demersal
Feeding
Feeding Group
 
Data
Carnivore
Diet
 
Bony fishes
Octopus/squid/cuttlefish
Reproduction
Egg Type
 
Pelagic
Pelagic larva
No data
Zoogeography
Global Endemism
 
Transatlantic (East+West Atlantic)
Greater Caribbean non-endemic
Regional Endemism
 
Extends North of GC
Island (s)
Extends South of GC
Continent
Extends N + S of GC
Also in Brazil
GC non-endemic
Continent + Island (s)
Residency
 
Resident
Climate Zone
 
Subtropical (23-35N, Florida / Carolinas / Bermuda)
Equatorial (0-10N, Costa Rica / Venezuela)
Tropical (10-23N, Nicaragua / Cuba)
Conservation status
IUCN Red List
 
Not evaluated / Listed
CITES
 
Not listed
Depth
Depth Range Min
 
90
Depth Range Max
 
354
Size
Length Max
 
84

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)
Longitudinal Range (W limit – E limit)
Range Midpoint (lat/long)
Range Polygon Area: Km2 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long),
Based on point data
Sampling-Point Count :28
Range Polygon Area: Km2:6,838,988 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long):21.8358,-77.9674
Points
#LatLong
111.3852-74.201
211.8204-66.7468
311.87-66.74
412.2068-68.8642
517.4566-63.7266
617.578-63.5181
717.9409-66.6306
818.067-67.45
918.2-67.367
1018.2054-67.2223
1118.347-65.475
1218.367-67.2705
1318.433-67.183
1418.4931-66.1154
1518.517-66.2
1620.7167-92.4167
1723.1415-82.3442
1823.1447-82.4356
1923.1573-82.3711
2023.1914-82.4605
2125.45-78.17
2225.6859-79.3832
2325.7446-79.3037
2430.0559-80.2776
2530.5932-80.1535
2632.2-64.6
2732.2424-64.9212
2832.2864-64.9106