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Lophius americanus Valenciennes, 1837

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. (2021). FishBase. Lophius americanus Valenciennes, 1837. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2021) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: on 2021-11-30
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2021). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Lophius americanus Valenciennes, 1837. Accessed at: on 2021-11-30
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [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 (02/2021)., available online at [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]
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