Data about <i>Atractosteus spatula</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Atractosteus spatula</i>
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
latitude min
Additional detail 18.21 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 29.25 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 30.73 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 31.52 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
longitude min
Additional detail -94.2 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail -97.8 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail -82.7 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail -85.6 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
geographic distribution includes
Additional detail North America: ranges from Mississippi River basin from southwestern Ohio and southern Illinois in USA south to Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of Mexico Coastal Plain from Enconfina River in Florida, USA to Veracruz, Mexico. FishBase  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Atractosteus spatula</i>
body mass max
Additional detail 137.0 kg FishBase  

Ecology

Data about <i>Atractosteus spatula</i>
habitat
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail backwater
  • backwater
    An area of calm water unaffected by the current of a stream.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000472
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bayou
  • bayou
    A small, slow-moving stream or creek; usually located in low-lying areas.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000234
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail brackish water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cultured habitat
  • cultured habitat
    Cultured habitat is an controlled habitat created by humans through laboratory techniques usually for the purposes of preparing cell, organ, tissue and plant tissue cultures.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000006
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuarine biome
  • estuarine biome
    Expressions of the estuarine biome occur at wide lower courses of a rivers where they flow into a sea. Estuaries experience tidal flows and their water is a changing mixture of fresh and salt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail flood plain
  • flood plain
    An area which is subject to periodic flooding.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000255
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail freshwater lake
  • freshwater lake
    A lake of whose water contains low concentrations of salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000021
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lake
  • lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lake
  • lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail Large lake biome Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail Large river biome Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail levee
  • levee
    An artificial slope or wall, usually earthen, which parallels the course of a river, built for the purpose of containing the river.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000178
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marsh
  • marsh
    A wetland, featuring grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, and other herbaceous plants (possibly with low-growing woody plants) in a context of shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000035
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pond
  • pond
    A body of water, usually of smaller size than a lake.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000033
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river
  • river
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000022
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail stream
  • stream
    Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000023
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail swamp
  • swamp
    A wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000233
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
habitat
Additional detail brackish water environment FishBase  
Additional detail freshwater environment FishBase  
Additional detail marine benthic biome
  • marine benthic biome
    The marine benthic biome (benthic meaning 'bottom') encompasses the seafloor and includes such areas as shores, littoral or intertidal areas, marine coral reefs, and the deep seabed.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000024
FishBase  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
interacts with
Additional detail African Apes GloBI  
Additional detail Alligators GloBI  
Additional detail Alligators GloBI  
Additional detail American Alligator GloBI  
Additional detail Ape GloBI  
Additional detail Great Apes and Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail Freshwater Mussel GloBI  
Additional detail Lampsilis GloBI  
Additional detail Unionoidea GloBI  
Additional detail Yellow Sandshell GloBI  
feeds on
Additional detail Anchovies GloBI  
Additional detail Common Anchovies GloBI  
Additional detail Common Anchovy GloBI  
Additional detail Ditch-grass GloBI  
Additional detail Gars GloBI  
Additional detail Gray Mullets GloBI  
Additional detail Grey Mullets GloBI  
Additional detail Litopenaeus GloBI  
Additional detail Long-nose Gar GloBI  
Additional detail Penaeid Shrimps GloBI  
Additional detail Penaeoid Shrimps GloBI  
Additional detail Pinfishes GloBI  
Additional detail Porgies GloBI  
Additional detail Salt-water Bream GloBI  
Additional detail Slender Gars GloBI  
Additional detail Spiral Ditchgrass GloBI  
Additional detail Striped Mullet GloBI  
Additional detail Tasselweeds GloBI  
Additional detail White Shrimp GloBI  
  • has parasite
    non-mutual relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/hasParasite
has parasite
Additional detail Bucephalidae GloBI  
Additional detail Dichelyne GloBI  
Additional detail Macroderoides GloBI  
Additional detail Macroderoides texanus GloBI  
Additional detail Macroderoididae GloBI  
Additional detail Plagiorchioidea GloBI  
Additional detail Rhipidocotyle GloBI  
Additional detail Rhipidocotyle lepisostei GloBI  
Additional detail Taenia GloBI  
Additional detail Taeniidae GloBI  
water depth max
Additional detail ? m FishBase  

Conservation

Data about <i>Atractosteus spatula</i>
extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

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