WoRMS taxon details

Alosa aestivalis (Mitchill, 1814)

158667  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158667)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Cape Breton south to St. John's River, Florida  
Distribution Cape Breton south to St. John's River, Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Alosa aestivalis (Mitchill, 1814). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158667 on 2019-01-18
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

basis of record Munroe, T.A. 2000. An overview of the biology, ecology, and fisheries of the clupeoid fishes occurring in the Gulf of Maine. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 00-02, 226 p. [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]   

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]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on small fishes, copepods, and small shrimps [details]

Distribution Cape Breton south to St. John's River, Florida [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Anadromous species, enters the river only to spawn. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial [details]

Predators Eels, yellow perch and white perch [details]

Reproduction Migrate to freshwater lakes and streams; external fertilization, pelagic eggs [details]

English blueback herring  [details]