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

Sat 31st Jul, 2021 07:40 am

Species - Somniosus microcephalus
Habitat
Salinity
 
Marine
Brackish
Inshore/Offshore
 
Offshore
In & Offshore
Inshore
Water Column Position
 
Bottom
Bottom + water column
Near Bottom
Habitat
 
Reef (rock/coral/oyster)
Reef associated (reef + edges-water column & soft bottom)
Reef and soft bottom
Rocks
Water column
FishBase Habitat
 
Reef Associated
Bentho-Pelagic
Feeding
Feeding Group
 
Carnivore
Data
Diet
 
Mobile benthic gastropods/bivalves
Mobile benthic crustacea (shrimps/crabs)
Sea snakes/mammals/turtles/birds
Sharks/rays
Octopus/squid/cuttlefish
Sea-stars/cucumbers/urchins
Data
Pelagic jellyfish/ctenophores
Bony fishes
Reproduction
Egg Type
 
Data
Live birth
Zoogeography
Global Endemism
 
Greater Caribbean non-endemic
All species.
Transatlantic (East+West Atlantic)
Regional Endemism
 
GC non-endemic
Extends North of GC
Continent
All species..
Continent only
Residency
 
Resident
Climate Zone
 
Temperate (>35N)
Subtropical (23-35N, Florida / Carolinas / Bermuda)
Conservation status
IUCN Red List
 
Listed
Near threatened
CITES
 
Not listed
Size
Length Max
 
640
Depth
Depth Range Min
 
0
Depth Range Max
 
2647

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 :3
Range Polygon Area: Km2:81,845 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long):22.1069,-84.83545
Points
#LatLong
121.1769-86.7786
223.0265-82.8923
323.0369-82.9288