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

Tue 20th Oct, 2020 09:59 pm

Species - Platystacus cotylephorus
Habitat
Salinity
 
Brackish
Freshwater
Non Marine
Inshore/Offshore
 
Inshore
Inshore Only
Water Column Position
 
Bottom
Habitat
 
Sand & gravel
Mud
Mangrove
Soft bottom (mud/sand/gravel/beach/estuary/mangrove/seagrass)
Estuary
Freshwater
FishBase Habitat
 
Demersal
Feeding
Feeding Group
 
Carnivore
No Data
Diet
 
Mobile benthic crustacea (shrimps/crabs)
Insects
Reproduction
Egg Type
 
No pelagic larva
No pelagic phase
Data
Brooded
Zoogeography
Global Endemism
 
West Atlantic Endemic
Greater Caribbean non-endemic
Regional Endemism
 
Continent
Extends South of GC
Also in Brazil
GC non-endemic
Continent only
Residency
 
Resident
Climate Zone
 
Equatorial (0-10N, Costa Rica / Venezuela)
Conservation status
IUCN Red List
 
Not evaluated / Listed
CITES
 
Not listed
Size
Length Max
 
20
Depth
Depth Range Min
 
0
Depth Range Max
 
10

Range
Note: range polygons may be inaccurate for species known only from a few, widely scattered sites
Based on paint data
Latitude Limit N10.77834725925926
Latitude Limit S7.86909688888889
Longitude Limit W-62.68009125475285
Longitude Limit E-59.49081368821293
Latitudinal Range (N limit – S limit)2.9092503703704
Longitudinal Range (W limit – E limit)-3.1892775665399
Range Midpoint (lat/long)9.3237, -61.0855
Range Polygon Area: Km2 105,055 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long)9.3722, -60.926
Habitat Area9,143 sq km
Based on point data
Sampling-Point Count :5
Range Polygon Area: Km2:89,237 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long):8.9929,-60.2243
Points
#LatLong
17.639-58.769
28.5833-60.58
39.8014-61.6796
49.8389-61.6378
510.3468-61.2511