WoRMS taxon details

Alosa aestivalis (Mitchill, 1814)

158667  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158667)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Cape Breton south to St. John's River, Florida  
Distribution Cape Breton south to St. John's River, Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Alosa aestivalis (Mitchill, 1814). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158667 on 2020-07-04
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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basis of record Munroe, T.A. (2000). An overview of the biology, ecology, and fisheries of the clupeoid fishes occurring in the Gulf of Maine. <em>Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document.</em> 1-226. [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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on small fishes, copepods, and small shrimps [details]

Distribution Cape Breton south to St. John's River, Florida [details]

Habitat Anadromous species, enters the river only to spawn. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial [details]

Predators Eels, yellow perch and white perch [details]

Reproduction Migrate to freshwater lakes and streams; external fertilization, pelagic eggs [details]
LanguageName 
English blueback herring  [details]
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