WoRMS taxon details

Apogon coccineus Rüppell, 1838

209326  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209326)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in sheltered reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs to a depth of 17 m or more. Feeds on small benthic crustaceans...  
Description Occurs in sheltered reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs to a depth of 17 m or more. Feeds on small benthic crustaceans at night; cryptic under rocks or deep holes by day (Ref. 1602). Nocturnal species (Ref. 7300) <111> Size: 5 cm <130>. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Apogon coccineus Rüppell, 1838. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209326 on 2018-12-11
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs in sheltered reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs to a depth of 17 m or more. Feeds on small benthic crustaceans at night; cryptic under rocks or deep holes by day (Ref. 1602). Nocturnal species (Ref. 7300) <111> Size: 5 cm <130>. [details]

Publication date Year of description 1835 in Smith (1961) and Smith & Smith (1963). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English ruby cardinalfish  [details]
Japanese コミナトテンジクダイ  [details]