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Biology

Apparently feeds on xanthid and portunid crabs, Macrobrachium shrimps, gastropods, and fish bones (Ref. 30499).
  • Greenfield, D.W. and J.E. Thomerson 1997 Fishes of the continental waters of Belize. University Press of Florida, Florida. 311 p. (Ref. 30499)
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Distribution

Western Central Atlantic: Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico; south along the coast of Central America to the Canal Zone in Panama.
  • Greenfield, D.W. and J.E. Thomerson 1997 Fishes of the continental waters of Belize. University Press of Florida, Florida. 311 p. (Ref. 30499)
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Western Atlantic.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 24 - 26; Analsoft rays: 22 - 23
  • Smith, C.L. 1997 National Audubon Society field guide to tropical marine fishes of the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the Bahamas, and Bermuda. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. 720 p. (Ref. 26938)
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Size

Maximum size: 230 mm SL
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Max. size

23.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 30499))
  • Greenfield, D.W. and J.E. Thomerson 1997 Fishes of the continental waters of Belize. University Press of Florida, Florida. 311 p. (Ref. 30499)
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Type Information

Type for Batrachoides gilberti
Catalog Number: USNM 81002
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): S. Meek & S. Hildebrand
Year Collected: 1911
Locality: Creek opposite Mindi Cut, Canal Zone, Panama., Canal Zone, Panama, North America
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Paratype for Batrachoides gilberti
Catalog Number: USNM 81003
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): S. Meek & S. Hildebrand
Year Collected: 1911
Locality: Creek opposite Mindi Cut, Canal Zone, Panama., Canal Zone, Panama, North America
  • Paratype:
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine
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Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 18

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1 - 18
 
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Trophic Strategy

Apparently feeds on xanthid and portunid crabs, Macrobrachium shrimps, gastropods, and fish bones.
  • Greenfield, D.W. and J.E. Thomerson 1997 Fishes of the continental waters of Belize. University Press of Florida, Florida. 311 p. (Ref. 30499)
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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