WoRMS taxon details

Hemitripterus americanus (Gmelin, 1789)

159518  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159518)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Labrador to Chesapeake Bay  
Distribution Labrador to Chesapeake Bay [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Hemitripterus americanus (Gmelin, 1789). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159518 on 2021-06-24
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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 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). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2021)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on crustaceans, mollusks, sea urchins, fishes and bottom invertebrates [details]

Distribution Labrador to Chesapeake Bay [details]

Habitat Found on rocky or hard bottoms to depths of 180 m. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Bait [details]

Predators Bony fish [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs between late fall and early winter; average number of eggs per female is 15, 000 [details]

Synonymy Regarded as a junior synonym of Hemitripterus americanus (Gmelin, 1789) [details]
English sea raven  [details]
French hémitriptère atlantique  [details]