WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser oxyrhynchus Mitchill, 1814

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

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (misspelling)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Hamilton River, Labrador to northeastern Florida  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Hamilton River, Labrador to northeastern Florida [details]
Bailly, N. (2009). Acipenser oxyrhynchus. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157870 on 2017-12-11

Date
action
by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z
created
2005-12-29 12:06:28Z
changed
2009-06-16 07:05:49Z
changed

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

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , 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). (2017). 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 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on bottom organisms such as plants, insect larvae, crustaceans, molluscs and annelid worms [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Hamilton River, Labrador to northeastern Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Anadromous; spends first 3-4 years in freshwater, then migrates to sea and returns to spawn in freshwater [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Silver lamprey [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction External fertilization; egg count ranges from 800,000 to 2.4 million [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBothrimonus sturionis Duvernoy, 1842 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichelesthium oblongum (Abildgaard, 1794) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic sturgeon  [details]