WoRMS taxon details

Myoxocephalus scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758)

127203  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127203)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Cottus scorpius Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 265 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Baffin Bay, Hudson Bay, James Bay to New York  
Distribution Baffin Bay, Hudson Bay, James Bay to New York [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Myoxocephalus scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127203 on 2019-10-16
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Cottus scorpius Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 265 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (BeRMS 2020) Fish trawl survey: ICES North Sea International Bottom Trawl Survey for commercial fish species. ICES Database of trawl surveys (DATRAS). The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, Copenhagen. 2010., available online at http://ecosystemdata.ices.dk [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 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 Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on fishes, large crustaceans, polychaetes and amphipods [details]

Distribution Baffin Bay, Hudson Bay, James Bay to New York [details]

Habitat Found on rocky, sandy and muddy bottoms to depths of 110 m. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Scientific- Biological research [details]

Predators Bony fishes, sharks and rays [details]

Reproduction Internal fertilization, winter spawning, male guards eggs until they hatch  [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish almindelig ulk  [details]
Dutch zeedonderpadgewone zeedonderpad  [details]
English short-spined sea scorpionshorthorn sculpinsea scorpionsculpinfather lasherbull rout  [details]
French scorpion de merdiable de merchabot communchaboisseau à épines courteschaboisseau  [details]
German Seeskorpiongemeiner Seeskorpion  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål vanlig ulke  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk vanleg ulke  [details]
Polish kur diabeł  [details]
Swedish rötsimpa  [details]
Welsh llyffant môr  [details]
Acanthocottus scorpius
 Acanthocottus scorpius
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Myoxocephalus scorpius P08594 illustration)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Myoxocephalus verrucosus P09585 illustration)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Myoxocephalus verrucosus P09586 illustration)
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