Bramidae

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333: 322-323

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50B7E074-F212-4193-BFB9-84A1D0A0E03C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC642D14-3A54-FFD5-34F2-F948DE962942

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Plazi

scientific name

Bramidae
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Family Bramidae  

Brama   brama   (Bonnaterre, 1788)—Atlantic pomfret

Reported only during the exploratory surveys carried out in the 1980 s. Length data of 994 specimens from 34 to 46 cm TL. Habitat and Distribution: pelagic-oceanic at depths between 0–800 m, usually 0– 550 m. Worldwide in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans in tropical, temperate, and sometimes cold waters. In the eastern Atlantic, from Norway to South Africa. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), HHV (FishBase).

Pterycombus brama Fries, 1837   —Atlantic fanfish

One specimen of unknown size but a weight of 750 g was caught over seabed depth of 778–804 m, probably during the hauling of the bottom longline. This species was also recorded during the exploratory surveys carried out in the 1980 s, with length sizes between 34 and 41 cm TL, but the total number of individuals caught was not reported. Habitat and Distribution: pelagic-oceanic at depth range 25– 400 m. North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic, from Iceland, British Isles and Norway to the Gulf of Guinea. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).

Taractes asper Lowe, 1843   —Rough pomfret

One specimen of 35 cm TL was caught over seabed depth of 685 m, probably during the hauling of the bottom longline. Habitat and Distribution: pelagic-oceanic at depth range 1– 140 m. Circumglobal, antiequatorial, in tropical to temperate waters of Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans. In the eastern Atlantic, from Iceland and northern Norway to Madeira. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), HV (FishBase).

MHV

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