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

Mon 04th Mar, 2024 10:57 am

Species - Opistognathus megalepis
Habitat
Salinity
 
Marine
Marine Only
Inshore/Offshore
 
Inshore
Inshore Only
Water Column Position
 
Bottom
Bottom only
Habitat
 
Sand & gravel
Soft bottom (mud/sand/gravel/beach/estuary/mangrove/seagrass)
Soft bottom only
FishBase Habitat
 
Bathydemersal
Feeding
Feeding Group
 
Carnivore
Data
Diet
 
Data
Bony fishes
Mobile benthic crustacea (shrimps/crabs)
Reproduction
Egg Type
 
Brooded
Data
Pelagic larva
Zoogeography
Global Endemism
 
All species
Greater Caribbean endemic
West Atlantic Endemic
Regional Endemism
 
Continent
Continent + Island (s)
GC endemic
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
 
5.6
Depth
Depth Range Min
 
79
Depth Range Max
 
301

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)0, 0
Habitat Area0 sq km
Based on point data
Sampling-Point Count :9
Range Polygon Area: Km2:4,173,731 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long):18.975,-74.43595
Points
#LatLong
111.35-62.35
220.9968-86.5219
321.0833-86.3833
421.0917-86.3917
525.8667-77.9
626-78
726.2475-78.4724
826.567-78.425
926.6-78.4