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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801) 
AphiaID: 159289

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomacentridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomacentrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf Forskål, 1775
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf coelestinus (Cuvier, 1830)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphisodon coelestinus Cuvier, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus sexfasciatus Lacepède, 1801
Sources  basis of record Randall, J.E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. Immel Publishing. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscissortail sergeant  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (43 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (39 nucleotides; 31 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits inshore and offshore coral or rocky reefs. Feeds on zooplankton and algae and aggregates high in the water coloumn. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on zooplankton and algae and aggregates high in the water column [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to Pinda, Mozambique, eastward to Tuamotu Is., north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa Is.; throughout Micronesia; not recorded from the Hawaiian Islands [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inhabits inshore and offshore coral or rocky reefs. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, aquariumfish [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159289
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159289 on 2014-09-02
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