WoRMS taxon details

Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802)

158691  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158691)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Clupea tyrannus Latrobe, 1802) Latrobe, B. H. (1802) A drawing and description of the Clupea tyrannus and Oniscus praegustator. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 5: 77-81.
page(s): 77 [details]   
Distribution Nova Scotia southward to Indian River, Florida  
Distribution Nova Scotia southward to Indian River, Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158691 on 2024-02-21
Date
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Clupea menhaden Mitchill, 1814) Mitchill, S. L. (1814). Report, in part, of Samuel L. Mitchill, M. D., Professor of Natural History, &c, on the fishes of New-York. <em>D. Carlisle, New York.</em> 1-28.
page(s): 21 [details]   

original description  (of Clupea neglecta Rafinesque, 1818) Rafinesque, C.S. (1818). Second decade of new North American fishes. <em>Am. Monthly Mag. Crit. Rev.</em> 2(3): 204-206.
page(s): 206 [details]   

original description  (of Clupea tyrannus Latrobe, 1802) Latrobe, B. H. (1802) A drawing and description of the Clupea tyrannus and Oniscus praegustator. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 5: 77-81.
page(s): 77 [details]   

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 Smith, J.W. 1999. Distribution of Atlantic menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus, purse- seine sets and catches from southern New England to North Carolina, 1985- 96. NOAA Technical Reports NMFS 144. 22 p. (look up in IMIS[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 Feed on zooplankton and phytoplankton, especially diatoms and copepods [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia southward to Indian River, Florida [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Found to depths of 20 m. Move from enclosed, coastal waters to deeper waters in winter. [details]

Importance Social- Highly commercial [details]

Predators Pollock, seabirds, whales and porpoises [details]

Reproduction Spawn throughout the year, external fertilization; nursery areas in estuaries  [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch shadineoceaanforelAmerikaanse sardine  [details]
English mossbunkerbug fishAtlantic menhaden  [details]