WoRMS taxon details

Mallotus villosus (Müller, 1776)

126735  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126735)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Hudson Bay to Gulf of Maine  
Distribution Hudson Bay to Gulf of Maine [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Mallotus villosus (Müller, 1776). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126735 on 2022-08-07
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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original description  (of Salmo catervarius Pennant, 1784) Pennant, T. (1784-85). Arctic zoology. 2 vols. <em>Henry Hughs, London.</em> Vol. 1: [10] + I-CC + [5] + 1-185, Pls. 1-8, (1784), Vol. 2: 187-586 + [13], Pls. 9-23 (1785). [vol. 1 (1784) [includes introduction], vol. 2 (1785).]. [details]   

original description  (of Salmo groenlandicus Bloch, 1794) Bloch, M. E. (1794). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. <em>Berlin.</em> v. 8. i-iv + 1-174, Pls. 361-396. [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 Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2022). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2022., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on crustaceans, copepods, euphausians, amphipods and small fishes [details]

Distribution Hudson Bay to Gulf of Maine [details]

Habitat Found in cold, deep waters, an oceanic species which moves instream to spawn. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Scientific- Fishmeal, highly commercial [details]

Predators Redfishes, Atlantic cod, haddock, Atlantic herring, flounders, dogfish, sculpins and eelpout [details]

Reproduction Spawning begins in June at 3 years of age [details]
Dutch lodde  [details]
English Capelincapelin  [details]
Faroese loðna  [details]
French capelan  [details]
German Lodde  [details]
Icelandic loona  [details]
Japanese カラフトシシャモ  [details]
Kalaallisut angmagssaq  [details]
Norwegian lodde  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål lodde  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk lodde  [details]
Russian Тихоокеанская мойва [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish lodda  [details]
Welsh caplan  [details]
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