WoRMS taxon details

Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier, 1829

212047  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212047)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Nocturnally active fish, but occuring in large schools above lagoon patch reefs and along outer reef slopes during the day...  
Description Nocturnally active fish, but occuring in large schools above lagoon patch reefs and along outer reef slopes during the day (Ref. 9768). Feeds mainly on fishes, but also on penaeid shrimps and squids. Mainly nocturnal. Sold fresh, frozen or dried salted in markets. Unreliable claims of ciguatera poisoning from eating this species need confirmation. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier, 1829. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212047 on 2018-06-22
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
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. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofCallosphyraena toxeuma (Fowler, 1904)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCallosphyraena toxeuma (Fowler, 1904)) Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]   

basis of record  (ofSphyraena toxeuma Fowler, 1904) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSphyraena forsteni Cuvier, 1829) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) ERM. (1998). Fisheries resources and fishing operations in Hong Kong waters. Final report. Submitted to Agriculture & Fisheries Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Nocturnally active fish, but occuring in large schools above lagoon patch reefs and along outer reef slopes during the day (Ref. 9768). Feeds mainly on fishes, but also on penaeid shrimps and squids. Mainly nocturnal. Sold fresh, frozen or dried salted in markets. Unreliable claims of ciguatera poisoning from eating this species need confirmation. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English bigeye barracuda  [details]
Japanese オオメカマス  [details]