WoRMS taxon details

Stenotomus chrysops (Linnaeus, 1766)

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159811  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159811)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Sparus chrysops Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Western north Atlantic, from Sable Island Bank, N.S., to Cape Hatteras, N.C., but are infrequent north of Cape Cod  
Distribution Western north Atlantic, from Sable Island Bank, N.S., to Cape Hatteras, N.C., but are infrequent north of Cape Cod [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Stenotomus chrysops (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159811 on 2021-04-16
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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original description  (of Sparus chrysops Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Steimle, F.W., C.A. Zetlin, P.L. Berrien, D.L. Johnson and S. Chang. 1999. Essential fish habitat source document: scup, Stenotomus chrysops, life history and habitat characteristics. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE 149. 39 p. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (12/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Collette, B. B., ; Klein-MacPhee, G. (2002). Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. <em>Smithsonian Institution Press.</em> 1-748. [details]   

additional source Robins, C. R.; Ray, G. C.; Douglass, J.; Freund, R. (1986). A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. <em>Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston.</em> 1-354. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on amphipods, worms, sand dollars, young squid [details]

Distribution Western north Atlantic, from Sable Island Bank, N.S., to Cape Hatteras, N.C., but are infrequent north of Cape Cod [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found to depths of 15m, often inshore in summer, offshore in winter. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Sharks, roughtail stingray, silver hake, striped sea bass, bluefish (For a complete list, see www. fishbase.org) [details]
LanguageName 
English scuppaugscupporgynorthern porgy  [details]
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