WoRMS taxon details

Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Mitchill, 1814)

159520  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159520)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Cottus octodecemspinosus 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): 7 [details]   
Distribution Eastern Newfoundland and northern gulf of St. Lawrence to Virginia  
Distribution Eastern Newfoundland and northern gulf of St. Lawrence to Virginia [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Mitchill, 1814). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159520 on 2024-02-21
Date
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Cottus octodecemspinosus 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): 7 [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). (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 on crabs, shrimp, molluscs, squid, sea squirts and small fishes [details]

Distribution Eastern Newfoundland and northern gulf of St. Lawrence to Virginia [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found in harbors and shallow waters. [details]

Importance Scientific- Fish meal, oil and pet food [details]

Predators Bony fishes, sharks and rays [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs between mid-December and mid-January [details]
LanguageName 
English longhorn sculpin  [details]
French chaboisseau à dix-huit épineschaboisseau  [details]