Overview

Distribution

Western Central Atlantic: Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Dominica, Bahamas, and off Nicaragua, including Serrana Bank.
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West Indies.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13 - 14; Analspines: 3; Analsoft rays: 7; Vertebrae: 24
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Size

Max. size

6.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 49083))
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Type Information

Paratype for Bullisichthys caribbaeus Rivas
Catalog Number: USNM 204939
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1966
Locality: East Coast of Dominica Island, the Windward Islands, Lesser Antilles, Dominica, Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic
Depth (m): 110 to 110
Vessel: Oregon
  • Paratype: Rivas, L. R. 1971. Copeia. 1971 (4): 718-721.
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Holotype for Bullisichthys caribbaeus Rivas
Catalog Number: USNM 204938
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1966
Locality: 5 N. mi. E of Dominica, Lesser Antilles, Dominica, Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic
Depth (m): 110 to 110
Vessel: Oregon
  • Holotype: Rivas, L. R. 1971. Copeia. 1971 (4): 718-721.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine; depth range ? - 150 m (Ref. 51183)
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 110 - 110
  Temperature range (°C): 24.998 - 25.454
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.984 - 2.199
  Salinity (PPS): 36.547 - 36.783
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.240 - 4.385
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.151 - 0.167
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.424 - 2.970

Graphical representation

Temperature range (°C): 24.998 - 25.454

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.984 - 2.199

Salinity (PPS): 36.547 - 36.783

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.240 - 4.385

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.151 - 0.167

Silicate (umol/l): 1.424 - 2.970
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Bullisichthys caribbaeus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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