WoRMS taxon details

Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802)

158691  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158691)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Nova Scotia southward to Indian River, Florida  
Distribution Nova Scotia southward to Indian River, Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158691 on 2018-12-12
Date
action
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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basis of record 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 Smith, J.W. 1999. Distribution of Atlantic menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus, purse- seine sets and catches from southern New England to North Carolina, 1985- 96. NOAA Technical Reports NMFS 144. 22 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feed on zooplankton and phytoplankton, especially diatoms and copepods [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia southward to Indian River, Florida [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Found to depths of 20 m. Move from enclosed, coastal waters to deeper waters in winter. [details]

Importance Social- Highly commercial [details]

Predators Pollock, seabirds, whales and porpoises [details]

Reproduction Spawn throughout the year, external fertilization; nursery areas in estuaries  [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch shadineoceaanforelAmerikaanse sardine  [details]
English mossbunkerbug fishAtlantic menhaden  [details]