WoRMS taxon details

Lophius americanus Valenciennes, 1837

159184  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159184)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence to northern Florida  
Distribution Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence to northern Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Lophius americanus Valenciennes, 1837. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159184 on 2022-05-21
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
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 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 fishes including herring, sand lance, alewives, smelt and cod [details]

Distribution Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence to northern Florida [details]

Habitat Found to depths of 100 m, inhabiting the continental shelf. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social [details]

Predators Sandbar shark, tiger shark, blue shark and swordfish [details]

Reproduction Spawns from June until September in the Canadian waters, open water/ Substratum egg scatterers [details]
Dutch Amerikaanse zeeduivel  [details]
English monkfishgoosefishAmerican angler  [details]
French baudroie d'Amériquebaudroie d’Amérique  [details]
German Amerikanischer Seeteufel  [details]