WoRMS taxon details

Polyprion americanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

126998  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126998)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada and Gulf of Maine to North Carolina, USA; recorded from Uruguay to Argentina   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada and Gulf of Maine to North Carolina, USA; recorded from Uruguay to Argentina  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Polyprion americanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126998 on 2021-10-27
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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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]   

context source (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [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 Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Austoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum. Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/5750#/summary
page(s): 205 [details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. <i>J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A)</i>: 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 205 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2021)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on large crustaceans, cephalopods and benthic fishes  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada and Gulf of Maine to North Carolina, USA; recorded from Uruguay to Argentina  [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Prefers to inhabit caves and shipwrecks. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]

Reproduction Spawns in the summer  [details]
Albanian peshku i anijeve të fundosurakerr fundi  [details]
Catalan pàmpol rascàsgernafamfredot  [details]
Danish wrackfischvragfisk  [details]
Dutch wrakviswrakbaarsreuzenbaars  [details]
English wreck-fishwreckfishstonefishstone-bass  [details]
French cernier communcernier bruncerniercernia  [details]
German WrackfischWrackbarschAtlantischer Wrackbarsch  [details]
Hebrew צינון אמריקני  [details]
Italian lucernacernia di fondali  [details]
Lithuanian amerikinė rudoji černa  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Βλάχος  [details]
Norwegian vrakfisk  [details]
Portuguese cherne  [details]
Russian полиприон  [details]
Spanish mero de rocacherna  [details]
Swedish vrakfisk  [details]
Turkish iskorpit  [details]
Welsh pysgodyn broc môr  [details]
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