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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsmerus mordax (Mitchill, 1814) 
AphiaID: 126737

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 editorOsmeriformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsmeridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsmerus (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsmerus mordax mordax (Mitchill, 1814)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsmerus Linnaeus, 1758
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 editorrainbow smelt  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editoréperlan arc-en-ciel  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsmerus mordax dentex Steindachner & Kner, 1870
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsmerus mordax mordax (Mitchill, 1814)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia (introduced: alien[details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Beaufort Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBeaufort Sea [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Columbia [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Territories [details]
Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Hudson Bay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHudson Bay [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]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus labracis Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus manicatus Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus centrarchidarum Wright R., 1882 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus funduli Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus auritus Markevich, 1940 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (41 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (313 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 (38249 nucleotides; 1479 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 copepods, eggs, crustaceans, fishes, squids, worms and insects [details]

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

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat anadromous species; ascend streams in spring to spawn, landlocked species also exist [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Mergansers, cormorants, gulls, Atlantic cod, Atlantic salmon, also eat their own kind [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Return to natal rivers to spawn, female produces between 7000 and 60,000 eggs; may repeat spawn [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126737
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
2013-01-08 14:50:09Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2013-05-30 06:55:16Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Osmerus mordax (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=126737 on 2014-10-21
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