WoRMS taxon details

Microgadus tomcod (Walbaum, 1792)

158928  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158928)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution southern Labrador to Virginia  
Distribution southern Labrador to Virginia [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Microgadus tomcod (Walbaum, 1792). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158928 on 2018-02-24
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Scott, W.B., and S.N. Messieh. (1976). Common Canadian Atlantic fishes. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, N.B. 106 p. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGadus frost Walbaum, 1792) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGadus polymorphus Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGadus pruinosus Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGadus tomcod Walbaum, 1792) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMorrhua pruinosa (Mitchill, 1814)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGadus tomcodus mixtus Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGadus tomcodus polymorphus Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGadus tomcod fuscus Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGadus tomcod luteus Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMorrhua tomcodus (Walbaum, 1792)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGadus tomcodus fuscus Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on shrimps, amphipods, squids and small molluscs [details]

Distribution southern Labrador to Virginia [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Inhabit coastal brackish and freshwaters to depths of 10m, landlock populations also exist. [details]

Importance Social- Minor commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Bluefish [details]

Reproduction Spawns in early-late winter over a gravelly or sandy bottom [details]
 

LanguageName 
English frostfishAtlantic tomcod  [details]
French poulamon atlantiquepoulaman Atlantiaque  [details]