WoRMS taxon details

Urophycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792)

126503  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126503)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Southern Nova Scotia (straying to Gulf of St. Lawrence) to North Carolina  
Distribution Southern Nova Scotia (straying to Gulf of St. Lawrence) to North Carolina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Urophycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126503 on 2018-12-19
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on shrimps, amphipods, squids , herring, flatfish and mackerel [details]

Distribution Southern Nova Scotia (straying to Gulf of St. Lawrence) to North Carolina [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Migrate offshore in fall, move inshore for spring, found over soft, muddy and sandy bottoms. [details]

Importance Scientific-Commercial, gamefish, fishmeal [details]

Predators Rock fish, monkfish, dogfish and white hake [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs in summer to early fall [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Atlantische gaffelkabeljauw  [details]
English squirrel hakered hake  [details]
French merluche-├ęcureuilmerluche ├ęcureuil  [details]
German roter Gabeldorsch  [details]