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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApeltes quadracus (Mitchill, 1815) 
AphiaID: 159436

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 editorGasterosteiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterosteidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApeltes (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApeltes DeKay, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterosteus quadracus Mitchill, 1815
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfourspine stickleback  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorépinoche à quatre épines  [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (19 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (168 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 (33 nucleotides; 49 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
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 (marine) gammarids, isopods, chironomids and plants; (freshwater) arthropods and larvae of cladocerans, chironomids and ephemeropterans [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina  [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Primarily a saltwater fish found along weedy bays, but can be found in freshwater. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Scientific- Laboratory animal for studies on growth and life span [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators American eel, killifish, Atlantic tomcod and sticklebacks, including their own kind [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawn from May to July; build nests on bottom [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159436
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Apeltes quadracus (Mitchill, 1815). 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=159436 on 2014-09-23
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