WoRMS name details

Fundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766)

159306  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159306)

alternate representation
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to northeastern Florida  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to northeastern Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Fundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159306 on 2018-04-21
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2013-01-08 14:50:09Z
changed
2013-05-30 06:24:41Z
changed

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original description  (ofFundulus fonticola Valenciennes, 1846) Page, L.M.; Burr, B.M. (2011). A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 663p. [details]   

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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofFundulus fonticola Valenciennes, 1846) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in Spain (Nation) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Spain (Nation) : Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]

From other sources
Diet Feeds on crustaceans, polychaetes, insect larvae and vegetables [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to northeastern Florida [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Benthopelagic species, found in saltwater marshes and tidal creeks, occasionally enters fresh water. [details]

Importance Scientific- Commercial [details]

Predators Kingfishers, brook trout, bullfrogs, bluefish, sandbar shark [details]

Reproduction Spawns in shallow waters from April to August, external fertilization, eggs are deposited into the shells of Modiolus demissus [details]
 

LanguageName 
English mummichog  [details]
French choquemort  [details]