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Urophycis regia (Spotted hake; Spotted codling; Hake)

Synonyms: Blennius regius; Enchelyopus regalis; Gadus punctatus; Phycis punctatus; Phycis regalis; Urophycis regius
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Wikipedia Abstract

The spotted hake or spotted codling (Urophycis regia) is a fish species belonging to the genus Urophycis.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Gateway National Recreation Area V 1807 New Jersey, United States
Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct National Park II 4970 Nova Scotia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)[1]
Ammodytes dubius (offshore sand lance)[2]
Ammodytes marinus (sand eel)[1]
Ampelisca verrilli[2]
Astarte arctica (Arctic astarte)[1]
Cancer irroratus (rock crab)[1]
Cancer plebejus (Atlantic rock crab)[2]
Clupea harengus (Yawling)[1]
Crangon septemspinosa (sevenspine bay shrimp)[3]
Ensis directus (Atlantic razor clam)[1]
Gammarus lawrencianus[3]
Hippoglossina oblonga (Fourspot flounder)[1]
Merluccius bilinearis (Whiting)[1]
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Sea raven)[1]
Neomysis americana (Mysid shrimp)[3]
Peprilus triacanthus (Sheephead)[1]
Pseudodiaptomus coronatus[3]
Pseudopleuronectes americanus (rough flounder)[1]
Rhepoxynius epistomus[1]
Unciola irrorata[2]
Urophycis regia (Spotted hake)[1]
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (ellipse)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alosa mediocris (Hickory shad)1
Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)2
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)3
Ammodytes dubius (offshore sand lance)1
Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)1
Brevoortia aurea (Brazilian menhaden)1
Brevoortia tyrannus (Shad)1
Brosme brosme (Tusk)1
Carcharhinus obscurus (Whaler shark)1
Caretta caretta (Loggerhead)1
Centropristis striata (Sea bass)4
Citharichthys arctifrons (Gulf Stream flounder)1
Clangula hyemalis (Oldsquaw)1
Coelorinchus caelorhincus (Saddled grenadier)1
Cynoscion regalis (Weakfish)4
Cynoscion striatus (Striped weakfish)1
Dasyatis centroura (clam cracker)1
Dasyatis say (Say's stingray)1
Dasycottus setiger (Spinyhead sculpin)1
Dipturus laevis (Barndoor skate)1
Fundulus heteroclitus (mummichog)1
Gadus morhua (rock cod)2
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus (Witch flounder)1
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)1
Halichoerus grypus (Gray Seal)1
Hippoglossina oblonga (Fourspot flounder)3
Hippoglossoides platessoides (American dab)1
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)1
Lamna nasus (Porbeagle shark)1
Larimus fasciatus (Banded drum)1
Leiostomus xanthurus (Spot croaker)2
Lepidochelys kempii (Atlantic Ridley, Kemp’s Ridley Seaturtle)1
Lepophidium profundorum (Fawn cusk-eel)2
Leucoraja erinacea (common skate)5
Leucoraja garmani (Freckled skate)2
Leucoraja ocellata (Winter skate)3
Limanda ferruginea (rusty flounder)3
Macrourus berglax (smoothspined grenadier)1
Malacoraja senta (Smooth skate)3
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)2
Membras martinica (Rough silverside)1
Menidia menidia (Tidewater silverside)1
Menticirrhus americanus (Woundhead)1
Menticirrhus saxatilis (Northern kingfish)3
Merluccius bilinearis (Whiting)4
Micropogonias furnieri (Whitemouth drummer)1
Morone americana (Wreckfish)2
Morone saxatilis (Striper bass)1
Mustelus canis (Dogfish)2
Mycteroperca microlepis (Velvet rockfish)1
Myliobatis freminvillei (Blue-nosed ray)1
Myoxocephalus aenaeus (Little sculpin)3
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Sea raven)3
Ophichthus cruentifer (Snake eel)1
Ophidion marginatum (Striped cusk-eel)1
Paralichthys dentatus (fluke)3
Paralichthys orbignyanus1
Peristedion miniatum (Armored searobin)2
Pollachius virens (Sillock)1
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)2
Prionotus carolinus (Searobin)5
Prionotus evolans (Striped searobin)3
Pseudopleuronectes americanus (rough flounder)6
Raja eglanteria (Clearnose skate)2
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)1
Scomber scombrus (Split)1
Scophthalmus aquosus (brill)5
Scyliorhinus retifer (Chain dogfish)1
Squalus acanthias (Common spiny)1
Stenotomus chrysops (Scup)5
Syngnathus fuscus (Northern pipefish)1
Tautoga onitis (Tautog)1
Tautogolabrus adspersus (Sea perch)1
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)5
Zoarces americanus (Ocean pout)1

Predators

Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)[1]
Brosme brosme (Tusk)[1]
Centropristis philadelphica (Sea bass)[1]
Hemitripterus americanus (Wip)[1]
Hippoglossoides platessoides (American dab)[1]
Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Halibut)[1]
Leucoraja erinacea (common skate)[1]
Leucoraja ocellata (Winter skate)[1]
Lophius americanus (Monkfish)[1]
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)[1]
Morone saxatilis (Striper bass)[1]
Mustelus canis (Dogfish)[1]
Paralichthys dentatus (fluke)[4]
Pollachius pollachius (Pollock)[1]
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)[1]
Scophthalmus aquosus (brill)[1]
Squalus acanthias (Common spiny)[1]
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)[1]
Urophycis regia (Spotted hake)[1]
Urophycis tenuis (White hake)[1]
Zoarces americanus (Ocean pout)[1]

Providers

Parasite of 
Diclidophoroides maccallumi[1]
Grillotia erinaceus[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Diclidophoroides maccallumi[5]
Grillotia erinaceus[5]

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Canada; Gulf of Mexico; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Northwest Atlantic: Canada to southern New England to the northeast coast of Florida; also found in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico.; Scotian Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000) 3 Steimle FW, Pikanowski RA, McMillan DG, Zetlin CA, Wilk SJ. 2000. Demersal Fish and American Lobster Diets in the Lower Hudson - Raritan Estuary. US Dep Commer, NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE 161; 106 p. 4Latour, Robert J., et al. "The trophic dynamics of summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) in Chesapeake Bay." Fishery Bulletin 106.1 (2008): 47+. Academic OneFile. Web. 23 July 2010 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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