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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrophycis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814) 
AphiaID: 126504

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrophycis Gill, 1863
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus tenuis Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycis borealis Saemundsson, 1913
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycis dekayi Kaup, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycis furcatus Fleming, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrophysis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814) (misspelling)
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 editorwhite hakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBoston ling  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editormerluche blanche  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Iceland
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIceland [details]
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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrion lumpi (Krøyer, 1845) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthochondria phycidis (Rathbun, 1886) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondracanthus phycidis Rathbun, 1886 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus elongatus Heegaard, 1943 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (15 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (93 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (28 nucleotides; 14 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 Atlantic herring, silver hake, red hake, crustaceans, squids and occasionally cannibalistic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to North Carolina [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found at soft muddy bottoms, mainly at depths of 180 m. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Cod, possibly harbor and grey seals and occasionally cannibalism [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawning occurs in winter and early spring, many (pelagic) eggs produced [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126504
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 tenuis (Mitchill, 1814). 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=126504 on 2014-09-02
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