WoRMS taxon details

Archosargus probatocephalus (Walbaum, 1792)

159238  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159238)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Sparus probatocephalus Walbaum, 1792) Walbaum, J. J. (1792). Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium. In quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum classibus, ordinibus, generum characteribus, specierum differentiis, observationibus plurimis. Redactis speciebus 242 ad genera 52. Ichthyologiae pars III. <em>Ant. Ferdin. Rose, Grypeswaldiae [Greifswald].</em> Part 3: [i-viii] + 1-723, Pls. 1-3.
page(s): 295 [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; absent in the Bahamas and West Indies; also...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; absent in the Bahamas and West Indies; also absent in Bermuda, Grenada  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Archosargus probatocephalus (Walbaum, 1792). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159238 on 2024-04-17
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Sparus probatocephalus Walbaum, 1792) Walbaum, J. J. (1792). Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium. In quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum classibus, ordinibus, generum characteribus, specierum differentiis, observationibus plurimis. Redactis speciebus 242 ad genera 52. Ichthyologiae pars III. <em>Ant. Ferdin. Rose, Grypeswaldiae [Greifswald].</em> Part 3: [i-viii] + 1-723, Pls. 1-3.
page(s): 295 [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 McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [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 mainly on mollusks and crustaceans [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; absent in the Bahamas and West Indies; also absent in Bermuda, Grenada  [details]

Habitat Inhabits bays and estuaries. Freely enters brackish waters; sometimes enters freshwaters.  [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]
LanguageName 
English sheepshead  [details]
Spanish sargo chopa  [details]