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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 157872

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus Lacepède, 1803
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsox osseus Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsox viridis Gmelin, 1789
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus ayresii Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus bison DeKay, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus clintonii Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus copei Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus crassus Cope, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus elisabeth Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus gracilis Richardson, 1836 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus harlani Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus horatii Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus lamarii Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus leptorhynchus Girard, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus lesueurii Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus louisianensis Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus milberti Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus mulberti Duméril, 1870 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus otarius Cope, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus piquotianus Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus rostratus Cuvier, 1836
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus smithi Duméril, 1870 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus smithii Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus thompsoni Duméril, 1870 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus thompsonii Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus treculi Duméril, 1870 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosteus troostii Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus gavial Lacepède, 1803
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus gavialis Lacepède, 1803 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus gracilis Richardson, 1836
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus huronensis Richardson, 1836
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus lineatus Thompson, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus longirostris Rafinesque, 1820
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus oxyurus Rafinesque, 1820
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus stenorhynchus Rafinesque, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus treculii Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrognathus loricatus Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarchirus argenteus Rafinesque, 1820
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarchirus vittatus Rafinesque, 1818
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlongnose gar  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlépisosté osseux  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcatán aguja  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus caeruleus Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus versicolor Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (18 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (249 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (200 nucleotides; 137 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on fishes and crustaceans  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North and Central America: along the coasts and inland from Quebec to northern Mexico [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found in sluggish pools, backwaters and brackish waters; migrate upriver to spawn; primary a freshwater species.  [details]

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

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction External fertilization; eggs and larvae are demersal and adhesive  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157872
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157872 on 2014-10-24
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