WoRMS taxon details

Tautoga onitis (Linnaeus, 1758)

158830  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158830)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofLabrus onitis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Bay of Fundy to South Carolina, most abundant between Cape Cod and Delaware Bay  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to South Carolina, most abundant between Cape Cod and Delaware Bay [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Tautoga onitis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158830 on 2019-01-20
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofLabrus onitis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 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 mainly on mussels, gastropods, other molluscs and crustaceans [details]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to South Carolina, most abundant between Cape Cod and Delaware Bay [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found close to shore to depths of 75 m over hard bottoms, occasionally enters brackish waters. [details]

Importance Social- Minor commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Striped sea bass [details]

Reproduction Spawns from April in July in groups or pairs, external fertilization [details]
 

LanguageName 
English tautogoyster-fishchubblackfischblack porgy  [details]
French tautogue noir  [details]