WoRMS taxon details

Alosa mediocris (Mitchill, 1814)

158668  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158668)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Northwestern Atlantic: along the coast from Maine to the St. John's River, Florida. Also in rivers.  
Distribution Northwestern Atlantic: along the coast from Maine to the St. John's River, Florida. Also in rivers. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Alosa mediocris (Mitchill, 1814). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158668 on 2019-10-15
Date
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feed on small fishes, also squid, small crabs and other crustaceans, as well as fish eggs [details]

Distribution Northwestern Atlantic: along the coast from Maine to the St. John's River, Florida. Also in rivers. [details]

Habitat Schools of adults are found in marine waters, along the coast; also estuaries, tidal rivers and tributaries during late spring and early summer. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial fishery [details]

Reproduction Spawn in tidal freshwater  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English hickory shad  [details]
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