WoRMS taxon details

Cynoscion regalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

159313  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159313)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to northern Florida, USA  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to northern Florida, USA [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Cynoscion regalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159313 on 2022-05-20
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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basis of record Collette, B. B., ; Klein-MacPhee, G. (2002). Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. <em>Smithsonian Institution Press.</em> 1-748. [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 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). (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 regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal Portuguese part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

From other sources
Diet Feeds mainly on crustaceans and fishes [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to northern Florida, USA [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Occurs usually in shallow coastal waters over sand and sandy mud bottoms. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery, gamefish and aquarium fish [details]

Reproduction During summer the fish move to their nursery and feeding grounds in river estuaries [details]
English weakfishsqueteaguedrumcroaker  [details]