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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScorpaeniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCottoidei (Suborder) > 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
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCottus octodecemspinosus Mitchill, 1814
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.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeophasis burti Bray & Gibson, 1991 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
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 Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
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. (2015). Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159520 on 2016-10-01
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