WoRMS taxon details

Neoniphon sammara (Forsskål, 1775)

159393  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159393)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description This schooling species inhabits seagrass beds and hard-bottomed habitats from the reef flat to depths of 46 m or more on...  
Description This schooling species inhabits seagrass beds and hard-bottomed habitats from the reef flat to depths of 46 m or more on lagoon and seaward reefs. Feeds on small crabs and shrimps during the night. Venomous spine at the corner of its preopercle. Marketed fresh (Ref. 9948). [details]

Distribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Marquesan and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan and the Ogasawara and...  
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Marquesan and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan and the Ogasawara and Hawaiian islands, northern Australia and Lord Howe Island. Throughout Micronesia  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Neoniphon sammara (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159393 on 2018-05-27
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofFlammeo sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofFlammeo sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Randall, J.E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. Immel Publishing. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofHolocentrus sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLabrus angulosus Lacepède, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSciaena sammara Forsskål, 1775) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHolocentrus rubrofuscus Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHolocentrum sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofKutaflammeo sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHolocentrum sammana (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description This schooling species inhabits seagrass beds and hard-bottomed habitats from the reef flat to depths of 46 m or more on lagoon and seaward reefs. Feeds on small crabs and shrimps during the night. Venomous spine at the corner of its preopercle. Marketed fresh (Ref. 9948). [details]

Diet Feeds on small fishes  [details]

Distribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Marquesan and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan and the Ogasawara and Hawaiian islands, northern Australia and Lord Howe Island. Throughout Micronesia  [details]

Habitat This schooling species inhabits seagrass beds and hard-bottomed habitats from the reef flat to depths of 46 m or more on lagoon and seaward reefs. Often found with branching Acropora coral. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery, aquarium, bait [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sporfin squirrelfish [from synonym]sammara squirrelfish  [details]
Japanese ウケグチイットウダイ  [details]