WoRMS taxon details

Morone americana (Gmelin, 1789)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Perca americana Gmelin, 1789) Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Amphibia - Pisces. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(3). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 1033-1516. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25749426 [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. (2019). FishBase. Morone americana (Gmelin, 1789). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151177 on 2019-10-23
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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  (of Morone 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]   

original description  (of Perca americana Gmelin, 1789) Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Amphibia - Pisces. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(3). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 1033-1516. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25749426 [details]   

basis of record 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]   

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. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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 benthic [details]

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