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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrogadus tomcod (Walbaum, 1792) 
AphiaID: 158928

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 editorGadiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrogadus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrogadus tomcod (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrogadus Gill, 1865
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus frost Walbaum, 1792
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus polymorphus Mitchill, 1815
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus pruinosus Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus tomcod Walbaum, 1792
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus tomcod fuscus Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus tomcod luteus Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus tomcodus mixtus Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus tomcodus polymorphus Mitchill, 1815
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorrhua pruinosa (Mitchill, 1814)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorrhua tomcodus (Walbaum, 1792) (misspelling)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfrostfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic tomcod  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorpoulamon atlantiqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpoulaman Atlantiaque  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus curtus O. F. Müller, 1785 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus labracis Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus centrarchidarum Wright R., 1882 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus elongatus Heegaard, 1943 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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 (162 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 (83 nucleotides; 29 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on shrimps, amphipods, squids and small molluscs [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Labrador to Virginia [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inhabit coastal brackish and freshwaters to depths of 10m, landlock populations also exist. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Bluefish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawns in early-late winter over a gravelly or sandy bottom [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158928
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). Microgadus tomcod (Walbaum, 1792). 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=158928 on 2014-12-22
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