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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765) 
AphiaID: 159491

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 editorTetraodontiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus Cloquet, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAleuteus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlutera armata Garman, 1903
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlutera picturata Poey, 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlutera scripta (Osbeck, 1765) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluteres pareva Lesson, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluteres personatus Lesson, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluteres scripta (Osbeck, 1765) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus renosus Hollard, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scripta (Osbeck, 1765) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus venosus Hollard, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes laevis Bloch, 1795
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes liturosus Shaw, 1804
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ornatus Proce, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes scripta Osbeck, 1765 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes scriptus Osbeck, 1765
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsbeckia scripta (Osbeck, 1765)
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscrawled filefish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlija trompa  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadeiran Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSelvagens [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]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus balistae Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus polycanthi Gnanamuthu, 1950 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus similis Dojiri & Cressey, 1987 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus haemulonis Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (31 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 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 (14 nucleotides; 37 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in lagoons and on seaward reefs. Solitary, often in open water (Ref. 9710). Feeds on algae, seagrasses, hydrozoans, gorgonians, colonial anemones, and tunicates. Juveniles and occasionallly adults are seen under floating objects (Ref. 1602). Generally common (Ref. 9710). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on algae, seagrass, hydrozoans, gorgonians, colonial anemones, and tunicates.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circumtropical; Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil  [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, aquarium fish [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159491
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Aluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765). 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=159491 on 2014-09-19
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