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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenotomus chrysops (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 159811

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 editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSparidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenotomus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenotomus Gill, 1865
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSparus chrysops Linnaeus, 1766
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 editorscuppaugUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscupUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorporgyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornorthern porgy  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
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 (185 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 (36 nucleotides; 31 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 amphipods, worms, sand dollars, young squid [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western north Atlantic, from Sable Island Bank, N.S., to Cape Hatteras, N.C., but are infrequent north of Cape Cod [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found to depths of 15m, often inshore in summer, offshore in winter. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, gamefish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Sharks, roughtail stingray, silver hake, striped sea bass, bluefish (For a complete list, see www. fishbase.org) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159811
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). Stenotomus chrysops (Linnaeus, 1766). 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=159811 on 2014-09-22
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