WoRMS taxon details

Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Mitchill, 1814)

159520  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159520)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Eastern Newfoundland and northern gulf of St. Lawrence to Virginia  
Distribution Eastern Newfoundland and northern gulf of St. Lawrence to Virginia [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Mitchill, 1814). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159520 on 2018-05-24
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCottus octodecemspinosus 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  (ofMyoxocephalus octodecimspinosus (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  (ofMyoxocephalus octodecemspinosis (Mitchill, 1814)) 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 on crabs, shrimp, molluscs, squid, sea squirts and small fishes [details]

Distribution Eastern Newfoundland and northern gulf of St. Lawrence to Virginia [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found in harbors and shallow waters. [details]

Importance Scientific- Fish meal, oil and pet food [details]

Predators Bony fishes, sharks and rays [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs between mid-December and mid-January [details]
 

LanguageName 
English longhorn sculpin  [details]
French chaboisseau à dix-huit épineschaboisseau  [details]