WoRMS taxon details

Urophycis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814)

126504  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126504)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Labrador to North Carolina  
Distribution Labrador to North Carolina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Urophycis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126504 on 2022-12-09
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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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 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 Atlantic herring, silver hake, red hake, crustaceans, squids and occasionally cannibalistic [details]

Distribution Labrador to North Carolina [details]

Habitat Found at soft muddy bottoms, mainly at depths of 180 m. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Scientific- Commercial, gamefish  [details]

Predators Cod, possibly harbor and grey seals and occasionally cannibalism [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs in winter and early spring, many (pelagic) eggs produced [details]
Dutch witte heek  [details]
English white hakeBoston ling  [details]
French merluche blanche  [details]
German weißer Gabeldorsch  [details]