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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoniphon sammara (Forsskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 159393

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 editorBeryciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoniphon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoniphon Castelnau, 1875
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlammeo sammara (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrum sammana (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrum sammara (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus rubrofuscus Lacepède, 1802
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus sammara (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKutaflammeo sammara (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus angulosus Lacepède, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSciaena sammara Forsskål, 1775
Sources  basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & M.M. Smith (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsporfin squirrelfish [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsammara squirrelfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCargados Carajos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus alaihi Lewis A.G., 1968 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (53 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 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 (93 nucleotides; 93 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on small fishes  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat 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]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, aquarium, bait [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159393
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Neoniphon sammara (Forsskål, 1775). 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=159393 on 2014-10-24
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