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Anguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)

158562  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158562)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Greenland south along the Atlantic coast of Canada and US to Panama  
Distribution Greenland south along the Atlantic coast of Canada and US to Panama [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Anguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817). Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: https://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158562 on 2021-07-25
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Anguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817). Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158562 on 2021-07-25
Date
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [details]   

basis of record Scott, W.B., and S.N. Messieh. (1976). Common Canadian Atlantic fishes. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 106 p. [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 Lutaenko, K.A.; Furota, T.; Nakayama; S.; Shin, K.; Xu, J. (2013). Atlas of Marine Invasive Species in the NOWPAP Region. Beijing: NOWPAP DINRAC (Northwest Pacific Action Plan, Data and Information Network Regional Center). 189 pp. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species impact Chinese part of the Yellow Sea (Marine Region) Genetic impacts: hybridisation and introgression [details]

Introduced species impact Chinese part of the Eastern China Sea (Marine Region) Genetic impacts: hybridisation and introgression
 [details]

Introduced species impact Chinese part of the South China Sea (Marine Region) Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species impact Chinese part of the Eastern China Sea (Marine Region) Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species impact Chinese part of the South China Sea (Marine Region) Genetic impacts: hybridisation and introgression [details]

Introduced species impact Chinese part of the Yellow Sea (Marine Region) Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal Chinese part of the Yellow Sea (Marine Region) Aquaculture [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal Chinese part of the Eastern China Sea (Marine Region) Aquaculture
 [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal Chinese part of the South China Sea (Marine Region) Aquaculture [details]

From other sources
Diet At sea, young eels feed on plankton, juveniles and adults feed on bottom fishes and invertebrates. In freshwater, diet includes insect larvae, worms, crayfishes, snails, frogs and small fishes [details]

Distribution Greenland south along the Atlantic coast of Canada and US to Panama [details]

Habitat Anadromous; born in Sargasso Sea, drift for one year to North American waters, live in flowing streams for several years, spawn in Sargasso Sea. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Scientific- Commercial; aquaculture; gamefish [details]

Predators Sharks, rays and larval eels and elvers are eaten by their own kind [details]

Reproduction Spawn (once per lifetime) between February and July; external fertilization [details]
LanguageName 
Danish Amerikansk ferskvandsål  [details]
Dutch Amerikaanse paling  [details]
English freshwater eelAmerican eel  [details]
French anguille d'Amériqueanguille d’Amérique  [details]
German Amerikanischer Aal  [details]
Japanese アメリカウナギ  [details]
Spanish anguila americana  [details]
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