WoRMS taxon details

Urophycis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814)

126504  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126504)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Gadus tenuis Mitchill, 1814) Mitchill, S. L. (1814). Arrangement and description of the codfishes of New-York: addressed to the editors. <em>In: Hosack, D. & J. W. Francis (eds.): The American medical and philosophical register; or, annals of medicine, natural history, agriculture, and the arts. [2nd edition.] C. S. van Winkle, New York: i-xv + 1-675. The Amerian medical and philosophical register of annals of medicine, natural history, agriculture, and the arts v. 4: 618-627.</em> Pp. 618-627.
page(s): 4 [details]   
Distribution Labrador to North Carolina  
Distribution Labrador to North Carolina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Urophycis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126504 on 2024-07-15
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Gadus tenuis Mitchill, 1814) Mitchill, S. L. (1814). Arrangement and description of the codfishes of New-York: addressed to the editors. <em>In: Hosack, D. & J. W. Francis (eds.): The American medical and philosophical register; or, annals of medicine, natural history, agriculture, and the arts. [2nd edition.] C. S. van Winkle, New York: i-xv + 1-675. The Amerian medical and philosophical register of annals of medicine, natural history, agriculture, and the arts v. 4: 618-627.</em> Pp. 618-627.
page(s): 4 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Diet Feeds on Atlantic herring, silver hake, red hake, crustaceans, squids and occasionally cannibalistic [details]

Distribution Labrador to North Carolina [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found at soft muddy bottoms, mainly at depths of 180 m. [details]

Importance Scientific- Commercial, gamefish  [details]

Predators Cod, possibly harbor and grey seals and occasionally cannibalism [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs in winter and early spring, many (pelagic) eggs produced [details]
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LanguageName 
Dutch witte heek  [details]
English white hakeBoston ling  [details]
French merluche blanche  [details]
German weißer Gabeldorsch  [details]