WoRMS taxon details

Stenotomus chrysops (Linnaeus, 1766)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofSparus chrysops Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   
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. (2018). FishBase. Stenotomus chrysops (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159811 on 2018-02-18
Date
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofSparus chrysops Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   

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 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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.). 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 748 p. [details]   

additional source Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]   

basis of record  (ofSparus chrysops Linnaeus, 1766) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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

Habitat benthic [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]