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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrophycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792) 
AphiaID: 126503

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrophycis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrophycis chuss (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrophycis Gill, 1863
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius chuss Walbaum, 1792
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelyopus americanus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus longipes Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycis americanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycis filamentosus Storer, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycis marginatus Rafinesque, 1818
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsquirrel hakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred hake  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluche-├ęcureuil  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (34 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (111 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (23 nucleotides; 19 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on shrimps, amphipods, squids , herring, flatfish and mackerel [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Southern Nova Scotia (straying to Gulf of St. Lawrence) to North Carolina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Migrate offshore in fall, move inshore for spring, found over soft, muddy and sandy bottoms. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Scientific-Commercial, gamefish, fishmeal [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Rock fish, monkfish, dogfish and white hake [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawning occurs in summer to early fall [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126503
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Urophycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126503 on 2014-11-24
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