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Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown.
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Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M.
1963
The fishes of Seychelles
Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown
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Abudefduf annulatus (Peters, 1855) accepted as Chrysiptera annulata (Peters, 1855) (basis of record)
Abudefduf biocellatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) accepted as Chrysiptera biocellata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) (basis of record)
Abudefduf cingulum (Klunzinger, 1871) accepted as Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus (Bleeker, 1859) (basis of record)
Abudefduf glaucus (Cuvier, 1830) accepted as Chrysiptera glauca (Cuvier, 1830) (basis of record)
Abudefduf imparipennis (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875) accepted as Plectroglyphidodon imparipennis (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875) (basis of record)
Abudefduf zonatus (Cuvier, 1830) accepted as Chrysiptera biocellata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) (basis of record)
Acanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927 (basis of record)
Aethaloperca albomarginata (Fowler & Bean, 1930) accepted as Gracila albomarginata (Fowler & Bean, 1930) (basis of record)
Amblyeleotris delicatulus Smith, 1958 (basis of record)
Amblyeleotris exilis (basis of record)
Amblygobius hectori (Smith, 1957) accepted as Koumansetta hectori (Smith, 1957) (basis of record)
Antennablennius variopunctatus (Jatzow & Lenz, 1898) (basis of record)
Apogon cyanosoma Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Ostorhinchus cyanosoma (Bleeker, 1853) (basis of record)
Apogon endekataenia Bleeker, 1852 accepted as Ostorhinchus endekataenia (Bleeker, 1852) (basis of record)
Apogon fuscus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 accepted as Nectamia fusca (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) (basis of record)
Apogon timorensis Bleeker, 1854 accepted as Apogonichthyoides timorensis (Bleeker, 1854) (basis of record)
Arothron citrinellus (Günther, 1870) accepted as Arothron nigropunctatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (basis of record)
Aspasmodes briggsi Smith, 1957 (basis of record)
Asperapogon rubellus Smith, 1961 accepted as Apogon rubellus (Smith, 1961) (basis of record)
Aspidontus dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1836) (basis of record)
Asseragodes morrowi Chabanaud, 1954 accepted as Pardachirus morrowi (Chabanaud, 1954) (basis of record)
Caffrogobius dubius (Smith, 1959) (basis of record)
Callechelys nebulosus Smith, 1962 accepted as Xestochilus nebulosus (Smith, 1962) (basis of record)
Callechelys striatus Smith, 1958 accepted as Callechelys catostoma (Schneider, 1801) (basis of record)
Callionymus spiniceps Regan, 1908 (basis of record)
Callogobius plumatus (Smith, 1959) (basis of record)
Calloplesiops altivelis (Steindachner, 1903) (basis of record)
Callosphyraena toxeuma (Fowler, 1904) accepted as Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier, 1829 (basis of record)
Callyodon lunula Snyder, 1908 accepted as Scarus festivus Valenciennes, 1840 (basis of record)
Callyodon madagascariensis (Steindachner, 1887) accepted as Scarus niger Forsskål, 1775 (basis of record)
Calumia godeffroyi (Günther, 1877) (basis of record)
Cantherhines sandwichiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (basis of record)
Caranx gymnostethoides (Bleeker, 1851) accepted as Carangoides gymnostethus (Cuvier, 1833) (basis of record)
Carcharhinus dussumieri (Müller & Henle, 1839) (basis of record)
Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey, 1861) (additional source)
Carcharhinus sorrah (Müller & Henle, 1839) (basis of record)
Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829) (basis of record)
Chaetodon chrysurus Desjardins, 1834 accepted as Chaetodon madagaskariensis Ahl, 1923 (basis of record)
Chalixodytes chameleontoculis Smith, 1957 (basis of record)
Champsodon sechellensis Regan, 1908 (basis of record)
Cheilopogon furcatus (Mitchill, 1815) (basis of record)
Chlorurus strongycephalus (Bleeker, 1854) accepted as Chlorurus strongylocephalus (Bleeker, 1855) (basis of record)
Chromis cinctus (Playfair, 1868) accepted as Chrysiptera biocellata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) (basis of record)
Cirrhitoidea bimaculata Jenkins, 1902 (basis of record)
Coccotropsis dermacanthus (Bleeker, 1852) accepted as Cocotropus dermacanthus (Bleeker, 1852) (basis of record)
Coris cuvieri (Bennett, 1831) (basis of record)
Corythoichthys fasciatus (Gray, 1830) accepted as Corythoichthys flavofasciatus (Rüppell, 1838) (basis of record)
Cryptocentrus cryptocentrus (Valenciennes, 1837) (basis of record)
Cryptocentrus octofasciatus Regan, 1908 (source of synonymy)
Cryptotomus spinidens (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) accepted as Calotomus spinidens (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (basis of record)
Ctenochaetus cyanoguttatus Randall, 1955 accepted as Ctenochaetus marginatus (Valenciennes, 1835) (basis of record)
Cyphomycter eoume (Lesson, 1830) (basis of record)
Cyphomycter tuberosus (Lacepede, 1802) (basis of record)
Damania anjouanae (Fourmanoir, 1955) accepted as Alticus anjouanae (Fourmanoir, 1955) (basis of record)
Dasyatis favus (Annandale, 1909) accepted as Himantura fava (Annandale, 1909) (basis of record)
Diaphus fulgens (Brauer, 1904) (basis of record)
Diaphus splendidus (Brauer, 1904) (additional source)
Emmelanthias Smith, 1955 accepted as Nemanthias Smith, 1954 (basis of record)
Encheliophis gracilis (Bleeker, 1856) (basis of record)
Engyprosopon intermedius (Bleeker, 1865) accepted as Asterorhombus intermedius (Bleeker, 1865) (basis of record)
Engyprosopon sechellensis (Regan, 1908) (basis of record)
Entomacrodes vermiculatus (Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1836) accepted as Entomacrodus vermiculatus (Valenciennes, 1836) (basis of record)
Epinephelus dispar (Plfr, 1866) (basis of record)
Etelis marshi (Jenkins, 1903) accepted as Etelis carbunculus Cuvier, 1828 (basis of record)
Eviota distigma Jordan & Seale, 1906 (basis of record)
Eviota infulatus accepted as Eviota infulata (Smith, 1957) (basis of record)
Evolantia micropterus (Valenciennes, 1847) accepted as Oxyporhamphus micropterus micropterus (Valenciennes, 1847) (basis of record)
Exocoetus solandri Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus altipennis (Valenciennes, 1847) (basis of record)
Fowlerella bicolor (Fowler & Bean, 1928) accepted as Labroides bicolor Fowler & Bean, 1928 (basis of record)
Gnatholepis baliurus (Valenciennes, 1837) accepted as Arcygobius baliurus (Valenciennes, 1837) (basis of record)
Gobiodon fulvus Herre, 1927 (basis of record)
Gymnocranius rivulatus (Rüppell, 1838) accepted as Gymnocranius grandoculis (Valenciennes, 1830) (basis of record)
Gymnothorax buroensis (Bleeker, 1857) (basis of record)
Gymnothorax chilospilus Bleeker, 1864 (basis of record)
Gymnothorax favagineus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (additional source)
Gymnothorax flavimarginatus (Rüppell, 1830) (basis of record)
Gymnothorax javanicus (Bleeker, 1859) (additional source)
Gymnothorax margaritophorus Bleeker, 1864 (additional source)
Gymnothorax permistus (Smith, 1962) accepted as Gymnothorax favagineus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (basis of record)
Gymnothorax richardsoni (Bleeker, 1852) accepted as Gymnothorax richardsonii (Bleeker, 1852) (additional source)
Gymnothorax rueppelliae (McClelland, 1844) (basis of record)
Halichoeres timorensis (Bleeker, 1852) (basis of record)
Halmablennius flaviumbrinus (Rüppell, 1830) accepted as Istiblennius flaviumbrinus (Rüppell, 1830) (basis of record)
Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus (Rüppell, 1837) (basis of record)
Holocentrus laeve Günther, 1859 accepted as Neoniphon argenteus (Valenciennes, 1831) (basis of record)
Holocentrus opercularis (Valenciennes, 1831) accepted as Neoniphon opercularis (Valenciennes, 1831) (basis of record)
Holotrachys lima (Valenciennes, 1831) accepted as Plectrypops lima (Valenciennes, 1831) (basis of record)
Hypolophus sephen (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Pastinachus sephen (Forsskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Hyporhamphus georgi (Valenciennes, 1847) accepted as Rhynchorhamphus georgii (Valenciennes, 1847) (basis of record)
Istiblennius dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1836) (basis of record)
Istiblennius lineatus (Valenciennes, 1836) (basis of record)
Istigobius spence (Smith, 1947) (basis of record)
Kuhlia rupestris (Lacepède, 1802) (basis of record)
Leiuranus phoenixensis (Schultz, 1943) accepted as Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett, 1839) (basis of record)
Lestidium indopacificum Ege, 1953 accepted as Lestidiops indopacifica (Ege, 1953) (basis of record)
Lethrinus conchyliatus (Smith, 1959) (basis of record)
Lethrinus miniatus (Forster, 1801) (basis of record)
Liopropoma africanum (Smith, 1954) (basis of record)
Liopropoma susumi (Jordan & Seale, 1906) (basis of record)
Liza melinoptera (Valenciennes, 1836) accepted as Planiliza melinopterus (Valenciennes, 1836) (basis of record)
Aldabra for Callechelys nebulosus Smith, 1962 
Aldabra for Chalixodytes chameleontoculis Smith, 1957 
Aldabra for Ctenogobius nocturnus Smith, 1957 
Aldabra for Eviotops infulatus Smith, 1957 
Aldabra for Lepidaplois aldabrensis Smith, 1956 
Aldabra for Pogonoculius zebra Fowler, 1938 
Aldabra for Seychellea hectori Smith, 1957 
Aldabra for Sphaeramia orbicularis (Cuvier, 1828) 
Comores for Latimeria chalumnae Smith, 1939 
East Africa for Antennablennius velifer Smith, 1959 
East Africa for Apogon nigripes Playfair, 1867 
East Africa for Apogon sangiensis Bleeker, 1857 
East Africa for Hetereleotris zonata (Fowler, 1934) 
East Africa for Hirculops cornifer menos Smith, 1959 
East Africa for Laccoeleotris lineopinnis Fowler, 1935 
East Africa for Laiphognathus multimaculatus Smith, 1955 
East Africa for Omobranchus mekranensis (Regan, 1905) 
East Africa for Paracentropogon profundus Smith, 1958 
East Africa for Ptarmus gallus (Kossmann & Räuber, 1877) 
Ilha Matemo for Asperapogon rubellus Smith, 1961 
Kenya for Archamia mozambiquensis Smith, 1961 
Madagascar for Apogon lateralis Valenciennes, 1832 
Mauritius for Lycodontis pikei (Bliss, 1883) 
Mauritius for Minous monodactylus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 
Mozambique for Acentrogobius bellisimus Smith, 1959 
Mozambique for Aspidontus wamiziensis Smith, 1959 
Mozambique for Callechelys nebulosus Smith, 1962 
Mozambique for Echidna polyzona (Richardson, 1845) 
Mozambique for Gymnothorax pindae Smith, 1962 
Mozambique for Meiacanthus mossambicus Smith, 1959 
Mozambique for Ostorhynchus nitidus Smith, 1961 
Mozambique for Petroscirtes pindae Smith, 1959 
Mozambique for Stigmatogobius inhacae Smith, 1959 
Mozambique for Vanderhorstia ornatissima Smith, 1959 
Red Sea for Cheilodipterus caninus Smith, 1949 
Red Sea for Omobranchus mekranensis (Regan, 1905) 
Seychelles for Abalistes stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf annulatus (Peters, 1855) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf biocellatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf cingulum (Klunzinger, 1871) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf dasygenys Fowler, 1935 
Seychelles for Abudefduf dickii (Liénard, 1839) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf glaucus (Cuvier, 1830) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf imparipennis (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf lacrymatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf leucogaster (Bleeker, 1847) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf melanopus (Bleeker, 1856) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf melas (Cuvier, 1830) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf notatus (Day, 1870) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf septemfasciatus (Cuvier, 1830) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf sordidus (Forsskål, 1775) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf sparoides (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf xanthozonus (Bleeker, 1853) 
Seychelles for Abudefduf zonatus (Cuvier, 1830) 
Seychelles for Acanthocybium solandri (Cuvier, 1832) 
Seychelles for Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål, 1775) 
Seychelles for Acanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831 
Seychelles for Acanthurus bleekeri Günther, 1861 
Seychelles for Acanthurus gahm (Forsskål, 1775) 
Seychelles for Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833 
Seychelles for Acanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Seychelles for Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829) 
Seychelles for Acanthurus melanosternon Smith, 1955 
Seychelles for Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775) 
Seychelles for Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835 
Seychelles for Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834 
Seychelles for Acanthurus tennenti Günther, 1861 
Seychelles for Acanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923) 
Seychelles for Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Seychelles for Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835 
Seychelles for Acentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes, 1837) 
Seychelles for Acentrogobius cauerensis (Bleeker, 1853) 
Seychelles for Acentrogobius neilli (Day, 1868) 
Seychelles for Acentrogobius ornatus (Rüppell, 1830) 
Seychelles for Acentrogobius reichei (Bleeker, 1854) 
Seychelles for Acentrogobius spence (Smith, 1947) 
Seychelles for Acentrogobius triangularis (Weber, 1909) 
Seychelles for Aeoliscus punctulatus (Bianconi, 1854) 
Seychelles for Aeoliscus strigatus (Günther, 1861) 
Seychelles for Aethaloperca albomarginata (Fowler & Bean, 1930) 
Seychelles for Aethaloperca rogaa (Forsskål, 1775) 
Seychelles for Agonostomus telfairii Bennett, 1832 
Seychelles for Agrioposphyraena barracuda (Walbaum, 1792) 
Seychelles for Albula vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Seychelles for Alectis indicus (Rüppell, 1830) 
Seychelles for Amanses fronticinctus (Günther, 1867) 
Seychelles for Amanses sandwichiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) 
Seychelles for Amanses scopas (Cuvier, 1829) 
Seychelles for Ambassis commersonii Cuvier, 1828 
Seychelles for Ambassis gymnocephalus (Lacepède, 1802) 
Seychelles for Ambassis urotaenia Bleeker, 1852 
Seychelles for Amblygobius albimaculatus (Rüppell, 1830) 
Seychelles for Amblygobius sphynx (Valenciennes, 1837) 
Seychelles for Amblyrhynchotes hypselogeneion (Bleeker, 1852) 
Seychelles for Amphiprion akallopisos Bleeker, 1853 
Seychelles for Amphiprion ephippium (Bloch, 1790) 
Seychelles for Anampses caeruleopunctatus Rüppell, 1829 
Seychelles for Anampses diadematus Rüppell, 1835 
Seychelles for Anampses meleagrides Valenciennes, 1840 
English blotchfin scorpionfish for Scorpaenodes varipinnis Smith, 1957
English ninebar goby for Cryptocentrus cryptocentrus (Valenciennes, 1837)
English oyster pearlfish for Onuxodon parvibrachium (Fowler, 1927)
English roving grouper for Plectropomus maculatus (Bloch, 1790)
English Sandwich Isle file for Cantherhines sandwichiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
English spotted coralgrouper for Plectropomus maculatus (Bloch, 1790)
English Timor cardinalfish [from synonym] for Apogon timorensis Bleeker, 1854
English variable sabretooth blenny for Petroscirtes variabilis Cantor, 1849
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Authority given as Smith 1956 in FishBase [details]

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Commensal inquiline in the giant oyster @Pycnodonta hyotis@. [details]

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Common on coastal reefs. Commonly used for food. [details]

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Feeds mainly on algae and detritus, but also takes tunicates, corals, sponges and other benthic animals. [details]

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Found under boulders on shallow reef flats. Nocturnal. [details]

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Lives in associiation with alpheid shrimps<307>. [details]

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Occurs in seagrass beds of shallow lagoons. Feeds primarily on small crustaceans and occasionally on scales from fishes. [details]

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Occurs in shallow coralline areas to a depth of 200 m. [details]

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Only known from the type <130> [details]

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Size 7.5 cm; in coral rubble <130>. [details]

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Size: 10 cm <130>. [details]

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Size: 7.5 cm <130>. [details]

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Size: 7.5 cm <130>. [details]

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Date of description 1951 in Gon 1996 <362>. [details]

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Listed in fishBase, but year of description given as 4047 [details]

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Year of description 1957 in <143> [details]

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Year of description 1958 in Gon 1996 <362>. [details]

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Year of description 1956 in Gon 1996 <362> [details]

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Accepted as valid in the WIO <372>. [details]

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Decribed in 1957 according to Gon 1996 <362>. [details]

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Described in 1947 according to FisBase; not listed in Gon 1996 <362>. [details]

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Described in 1957 according to Gon 1996 <362>. [details]

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Family needs to be confirmed: genus not listed in FishBase; Calumia placed in Eleotridae in <130>, but all other genera ... [details]

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Family needs to be confirmed: genus not listed in FishBase; Calumia placed in Eleotridae in <130>, but all other genera ... [details]

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Family needs to be confirmed: genus not listed in FishBase; Calumia placed in Eleotridae in <130>, but all other genera ... [details]

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FishBase gives Smith, 1956 as authorityfor this combination, and Valenciennes, 1840 for Scarus capitaneus. [details]

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In Family Orectolobidae in <143> [details]

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In FishBase 96 only listed as misidentification for M. trachycephalus [details]

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In FishBase only listed as misidentification for P. jubatus [details]

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In FishBase only listed as misidentification for S. mauritiana [details]

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In FishBase only listed as misidentification for Fusigobius duospilus [details]

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In FishBase only listed as misidentification for Omobranchus fasciolatus. [details]

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In FishBase only listed as misidentification for Scorpaena picta [details]

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In the family Pomacentridae <406>. [details]

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