WoRMS taxon details

Phycis chesteri Goode & Bean, 1878

158988  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158988)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Occurs from the mid-Labrador Shelf to the southern edge of the Grand Bank, Flemish Cap, Laurentian Channel in the Gulf of...  
Distribution Occurs from the mid-Labrador Shelf to the southern edge of the Grand Bank, Flemish Cap, Laurentian Channel in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, along the edges of the Scotian Shelf southward along the edge of the continental slope in United States waters to the Straits of Florida. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Phycis chesteri Goode & Bean, 1878. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158988 on 2018-02-20
Date
action
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [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  (ofUrophycis chesteri (Goode & Bean, 1878)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on crustaceans, particularly euphausiids, shrimps and amphipods. [details]

Distribution Occurs from the mid-Labrador Shelf to the southern edge of the Grand Bank, Flemish Cap, Laurentian Channel in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, along the edges of the Scotian Shelf southward along the edge of the continental slope in United States waters to the Straits of Florida. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat deepwater species; found at depths of 160- 1290 m  [details]

Reproduction spawning occurs from September to April of Virgnia [details]
 

LanguageName 
English longfin hake  [details]
French merluche à longues nageoires  [details]