WoRMS taxon details

Urophycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792)

126503  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126503)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Southern Nova Scotia (straying to Gulf of St. Lawrence) to North Carolina  
Distribution Southern Nova Scotia (straying to Gulf of St. Lawrence) to North Carolina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Urophycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126503 on 2022-12-06
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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original description  (of Enchelyopus americanus Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. <em>Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.</em> Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/5750#/summary
page(s): 53 [details]   

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 van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[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). (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 other sources
Diet Feeds on shrimps, amphipods, squids , herring, flatfish and mackerel [details]

Distribution Southern Nova Scotia (straying to Gulf of St. Lawrence) to North Carolina [details]

Habitat Migrate offshore in fall, move inshore for spring, found over soft, muddy and sandy bottoms. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Scientific-Commercial, gamefish, fishmeal [details]

Predators Rock fish, monkfish, dogfish and white hake [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs in summer to early fall [details]
Dutch Atlantische gaffelkabeljauw  [details]
English squirrel hakered hake  [details]
French merluche-├ęcureuilmerluche ├ęcureuil  [details]
German roter Gabeldorsch  [details]