WoRMS taxon details

Dorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818)

159600  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159600)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Northwest Atlantic: North America and Gulf of Mexico drainage (S.E. South Dakota and central Minnesota, Great Lakes...  
Distribution Northwest Atlantic: North America and Gulf of Mexico drainage (S.E. South Dakota and central Minnesota, Great Lakes drainage, i.e. in Lake Erie, southern parts of Lakes Huron and Michigan, Lake Ontario basin; not Lake Superior; southernmost New York southward to the Mississippi system and to Gulf southward to Río Pánuco, Mexico. 50°N to 45°N [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Dorosoma cepedianum (Lesueur, 1818). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159600 on 2018-07-22
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

basis of record  (ofClupea heterurus Rafinesque, 1818) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMegalops bimaculata Lesueur, 1847) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMegalops cepediana Lesueur, 1818) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofDorosoma lacepedi Berry, 1958) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofDorosoma notata Rafinesque, 1820) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChatoessus ellipticus Kirtland, 1838) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChatoessus insociabilis Abbott, 1861) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofDorosoma cepedianum exile Jordan & Gilbert, 1883) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofClupea heterura Rafinesque, 1818) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet A herbivorous filter-feeder almost entirely [details]

Distribution Northwest Atlantic: North America and Gulf of Mexico drainage (S.E. South Dakota and central Minnesota, Great Lakes drainage, i.e. in Lake Erie, southern parts of Lakes Huron and Michigan, Lake Ontario basin; not Lake Superior; southernmost New York southward to the Mississippi system and to Gulf southward to Río Pánuco, Mexico. 50°N to 45°N [details]

Habitat Occur mainly in freshwater in large rivers, reservoirs, lakes, swamps, temporary floodwater pools, etc., but adults also found in brackish or saline water of estuaries or bays, preferring quieter open waters. Juveniles are found in great abundance well upstream from brackish water. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery, aquarium, bait [details]

Reproduction Breed near the surface in freshwater from late winter (mid-March) through most of the summer (at least to about mid-August). The adhesive eggs sink [details]
 

LanguageName 
English gizzard shad  [details]
French alose à gésier  [details]
Spanish sardina molleja  [details]