WoRMS taxon details

Lactophrys triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)

158932  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158932)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Ostracion triqueter Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Western Atlantic: Canada and Massachusetts, USA to Brazil, including Bermuda, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Canada and Massachusetts, USA to Brazil, including Bermuda, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Lactophrys triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158932 on 2020-02-21
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2010-05-06 09:57:44Z
changed
2017-02-13 07:30:45Z
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original description  (of Ostracion triqueter Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on a wide variety of small bottom invertebrates such as mollusks, crustaceans, worms, sessile tunicates and sponges exposed by a jet of water ejected through the mouth  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Canada and Massachusetts, USA to Brazil, including Bermuda, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found on coral reefs. [details]

Importance Social- Comercial, fishery and aquariumfish [details]
 

LanguageName 
English smooth trunkfish  [details]
Spanish chapín baqueta  [details]
Rhinesomus triqueter
 Rhinesomus triqueter
[image from synonym]

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