WoRMS taxon details

Apeltes quadracus (Mitchill, 1815)

159436  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159436)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina   
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Apeltes quadracus (Mitchill, 1815). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159436 on 2018-02-25
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGasterosteus quadracus Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on (marine) gammarids, isopods, chironomids and plants; (freshwater) arthropods and larvae of cladocerans, chironomids and ephemeropterans [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Primarily a saltwater fish found along weedy bays, but can be found in freshwater. [details]

Importance Scientific- Laboratory animal for studies on growth and life span [details]

Predators American eel, killifish, Atlantic tomcod and sticklebacks, including their own kind [details]

Reproduction Spawn from May to July; build nests on bottom [details]
 

LanguageName 
English fourspine stickleback  [details]
French épinoche à quatre épines  [details]