WoRMS name details

Acipenser oxyrhynchus Mitchill, 1814

157870  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157870)

 unaccepted (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Distribution Hamilton River, Labrador to northeastern Florida  
Distribution Hamilton River, Labrador to northeastern Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Acipenser oxyrhynchus Mitchill, 1814. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157870 on 2019-01-17
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z
2005-12-29 12:06:28Z
2009-06-16 07:05:49Z

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basis of record Scott, W.B., and S.N. Messieh. (1976). Common Canadian Atlantic fishes. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 106 p. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (10/2018)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.). 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 748 p. [details]   

source of synonymy Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2018). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on bottom organisms such as plants, insect larvae, crustaceans, molluscs and annelid worms [details]

Distribution Hamilton River, Labrador to northeastern Florida [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Anadromous; spends first 3-4 years in freshwater, then migrates to sea and returns to spawn in freshwater [details]

Importance Social- Commercial [details]

Predators Silver lamprey [details]

Reproduction External fertilization; egg count ranges from 800,000 to 2.4 million [details]

English Atlantic sturgeon  [details]