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

Tue 20th Apr, 2021 08:46 pm

Species - Ophidion guianense
Habitat
Salinity
 
Marine
Marine Only
Inshore/Offshore
 
Inshore
Inshore Only
Water Column Position
 
Bottom
Habitat
 
Mud
Soft bottom only
Soft bottom (mud/sand/gravel/beach/estuary/mangrove/seagrass)
Sand & gravel
FishBase Habitat
 
Demersal
Feeding
Feeding Group
 
Carnivore
Data
Diet
 
Data
Mobile benthic crustacea (shrimps/crabs)
Bony fishes
Reproduction
Egg Type
 
Data
Pelagic
Pelagic larva
Zoogeography
Global Endemism
 
All species
Greater Caribbean non-endemic
West Atlantic Endemic
Regional Endemism
 
Continent
All species
Island (s)
Continent + Island (s)
Continental primarily
Extends South of GC
GC non-endemic
Residency
 
Resident
Climate Zone
 
Equatorial (0-10N, Costa Rica / Venezuela)
Tropical (10-23N, Nicaragua / Cuba)
Conservation status
IUCN Red List
 
Least concern
Listed
CITES
 
Not listed
Size
Length Max
 
15.3
Depth
Depth Range Min
 
18
Depth Range Max
 
61

Range
Note: range polygons may be inaccurate for species known only from a few, widely scattered sites
Based on paint data
Latitude Limit N17.76054814814815
Latitude Limit S7.86909688888889
Longitude Limit W-64.5936577946768
Longitude Limit E-58.21510266159696
Latitudinal Range (N limit – S limit)9.8914512592593
Longitudinal Range (W limit – E limit)-6.3785551330798
Range Midpoint (lat/long)12.8148, -61.4044
Range Polygon Area: Km2 714,375 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long)10.7945, -61.4398
Habitat Area56,549 sq km
Based on point data
Sampling-Point Count :2
Range Polygon Area: Km2:10,762 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long):14.30165,-63.375
Points
#LatLong
111.1333-63.3
217.47-63.45