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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophius americanus Valenciennes, 1837 
AphiaID: 159184

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 editorLophiiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophius (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophius 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 editormonkfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgoosefishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerican angler  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorbaudroie d'AmériqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaudroie d’Amérique  [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (23 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (94 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (69 nucleotides; 93 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 fishes including herring, sand lance, alewives, smelt and cod [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence to northern Florida [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found to depths of 100 m, inhabiting the continental shelf. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Sandbar shark, tiger shark, blue shark and swordfish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawns from June until September in the Canadian waters, open water/ Substratum egg scatterers [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159184
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). Lophius americanus Valenciennes, 1837. 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=159184 on 2014-09-21
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