WoRMS taxon details

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

159393 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159393)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription This schooling species inhabits seagrass beds...  
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 editorDistribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the...  
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]
Bailly, N. (2008). Neoniphon sammara (Forsskål, 1775). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159393 on 2017-11-22

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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlammeo sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlammeo sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Randall, J.E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. Immel Publishing. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus angulosus Lacepède, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSciaena sammara Forsskål, 1775) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus rubrofuscus Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrum sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorKutaflammeo sammara (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrum sammana (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscarophis (Dentiascarophis) adioryx Machida, 1981 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus alaihi Lewis A.G., 1968 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsporfin squirrelfish [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsammara squirrelfish  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorウケグチイットウダイ  [details]