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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTautoga onitis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 158830

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTautoga (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTautoga Mitchill, 1814
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus onitis Linnaeus, 1758
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 editortautogUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroyster-fishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchubUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblackfischUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack porgy  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortautogue noir  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (245 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (29 nucleotides; 22 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds mainly on mussels, gastropods, other molluscs and crustaceans [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy to South Carolina, most abundant between Cape Cod and Delaware Bay [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found close to shore to depths of 75 m over hard bottoms, occasionally enters brackish waters. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Striped sea bass [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawns from April in July in groups or pairs, external fertilization [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158830
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Tautoga onitis (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=158830 on 2014-08-29
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