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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Mitchill, 1814) 
AphiaID: 159520

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 editorScorpaeniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCottidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoxocephalus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoxocephalus Tilesius, 1811
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCottus octodecemspinosus Mitchill, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoxocephalus octodecemspinosis (Mitchill, 1814) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoxocephalus octodecimspinosus (Mitchill, 1814) (misspelling)
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 editorlonghorn sculpin  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorchaboisseau à dix-huit épinesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchaboisseau  [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]
Hudson Strait
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHudson Strait [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 (27 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 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 (43 nucleotides; 44 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 on crabs, shrimp, molluscs, squid, sea squirts and small fishes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Eastern Newfoundland and northern gulf of St. Lawrence to Virginia [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found in harbors and shallow waters. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Scientific- Fish meal, oil and pet food [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Bony fishes, sharks and rays [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawning occurs between mid-December and mid-January [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159520
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Mitchill, 1814). 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=159520 on 2014-12-19
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