WoRMS taxon details

Cynoscion regalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

159313  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159313)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to northern Florida, USA  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to northern Florida, USA [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cynoscion regalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159313 on 2018-04-25
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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]   

additional source 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 McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [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  (ofLabrus squeteague Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofRoccus comes Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofJohnius regalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCestreus carolinensis Gronow, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofOtolithus obliquatus Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1879) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds mainly on crustaceans and fishes [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to northern Florida, USA [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Occurs usually in shallow coastal waters over sand and sandy mud bottoms. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]

Reproduction During summer the fish move to their nursery and feeding grounds in river estuaries [details]
 

LanguageName 
English weakfishsqueteaguedrumcroaker  [details]