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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZoarces americanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 
AphiaID: 159267

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 editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZoarcidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZoarcinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZoarces (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZoarces Cuvier, 1829
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius americanus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius anguillaris Peck, 1804
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius ciliatus Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius gronovii (Valenciennes, 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius labrosus Mitchill, 1815
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius viviparus unicolor Walbaum, 1792
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrozoarces americanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZoarces gronovii Valenciennes, 1836
Sources  basis of record Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.). 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 748 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorocean pout  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorloquette d'AmériqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorloquette 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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavellodes rugosus (Krøyer, 1837) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus elongatus Heegaard, 1943 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (26 barcodes) 
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 (29 nucleotides; 67 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 a wide variety of fishes and invertebrates [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Battle Harbour, Labrador, the Gulf of St Lawrence, off Newfoundland and along the coasts of the Maritime provinces, common off Nova Scotia and the offshore banks to New Jersey; also common in the Bay of Fundy, including Passamaquoddy Bay and Minas Basin; southward to Delaware, possibly straying to off North Carolina [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occupies a variety of depths from the intertidal zone to over 183m. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Sandbar shark, Atlantic cod, shortfin mako, sea bass [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Internal fertilization; spawns in nests in crevices and holes under boulders in late August in Newfoundland waters; eggs are guarded by parents; off southern New England in late September and October [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159267
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Zoarces americanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801). 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=159267 on 2014-04-17
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