Aluterus monoceros((Linnaeus, 1758))


Details
Author:
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Fish
Origin:
Atlantic
First Mediterranean Sighting:
2000
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Guner & Aysel, 1977: Turkey
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
via Gibraltar, ,
Establishement/Success:
range expansion
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Synonyms
Alutera cinerea , Alutera guntheriana, Alutera monocera , Aluteres berardi , Aluterus anginosus, Balistes monoceros , Balistes serraticornis , Monacanthus anginosus ,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Chordata, Class : Actinopterygii, Order : Tetraodontiformes, Family : Monacanthidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Spain unknown 2000 range expansion West Mediterranean Guallart & Vicent, 2007
Morocco Alboran 2000 range expansion West Mediterranean Guallart & Vicent, 2007
Tunisia unknown 2010 range expansion West Mediterranean Ben Souissi et al., 2011

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Guallart J. & Vicent J.J., 2007. First record of the Unicorn leatherjacket Aluterus monoceros (Pisces, Tetraodontiformes, Monacanthidae) in the Mediterranean Sea. Poster in the International Symposium of Marine Sciences. Valencia, Spain. March, 2007., ( WMEDESPUNK-L110 )
  • Guallart J. & Vicent J.J., 2007. First record of the Unicorn leatherjacket Aluterus monoceros (Pisces, Tetraodontiformes, Monacanthidae) in the Mediterranean Sea. Poster in the International Symposium of Marine Sciences. Valencia, Spain. March, 2007., ( WMEDMARALB-L109 )
  • Ben Souissi J., Boughedir W., Ben Amor M.M., Capape C., 2011. Unicorn leatherjacket filefish, Aluterus monoceros. (Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Monacanthidae): first record off the Tunisian coast and confirmed occurrence in the Mediterranean Sea. Acta Ichyologica & Piscatoria, 41 (3): 247–250, ( WMEDTUNUNK-L111 )