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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoscion regalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 
AphiaID: 159313

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 editorSciaenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoscion (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoscion regalis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoscion Gill, 1861
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCestreus carolinensis Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJohnius regalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus squeteague Mitchill, 1815
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtolithus obliquatus Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1879
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoccus comes Mitchill, 1814
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 editorweakfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsqueteagueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordrumUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcroaker  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (261 publications) 
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 (25 nucleotides; 14 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 mainly on crustaceans and fishes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to northern Florida, USA [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occurs usually in shallow coastal waters over sand and sandy mud bottoms. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction During summer the fish move to their nursery and feeding grounds in river estuaries [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159313
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). Cynoscion regalis (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=159313 on 2014-11-29
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