WoRMS taxon details

Morone americana (Gmelin, 1789)

151177  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151177)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Caroli a LinnĂ© ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species; cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decimo tertia, aucta, reformata. 3 vols. in 9 parts. Lipsiae, 1788-93. v. 1 (pt 3), pp 1033-1516., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.36932 [details]   
Distribution Lake Ontario drainage in Quebec to Peedee River, Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina  
Distribution Lake Ontario drainage in Quebec to Peedee River, Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Morone americana (Gmelin, 1789). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151177 on 2018-05-20
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2005-04-05 14:30:18Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Caroli a LinnĂ© ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species; cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decimo tertia, aucta, reformata. 3 vols. in 9 parts. Lipsiae, 1788-93. v. 1 (pt 3), pp 1033-1516., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.36932 [details]   

original description  (ofMorone rufa Mitchill, 1814) Mitchill, S.L. (1814). Report, in part, of Samuel L. Mitchill, M. D., ... on the fishes of New-York. New York. 1-28. [details]   

basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

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

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

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

basis of record  (ofMorone rufa Mitchill, 1814) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source  (ofMorone rufa Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMorone pallida Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofRoccus americanus (Gmelin, 1789)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPerca immaculata Walbaum, 1792) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPerca americana Gmelin, 1789) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMorone americanus (Gmelin, 1789)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Juveniles feed on plankton, adults prefer aquatic insects, crustaceans, fish eggs, smelt, yellow perch, elvers, and their own young [details]

Distribution Lake Ontario drainage in Quebec to Peedee River, Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina [details]

Habitat Anadromous species, prefer mud bottoms, found to depths of 10 m; landlock populations also exist. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Minor commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Striped bass, walleye, bluefish, gray weakfish [details]

Reproduction Sexually mature at 3 years; spawn in fresh or slightly brackish waters, lay eggs onto bottom Substrate [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch amerikaanse baars [from synonym]Amerikaanse baars  [details]
English white perchsea perch  [details]
French baret  [details]