WoRMS taxon details

Lethrinus miniatus (Forster, 1801)

212062  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212062)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits coral reefs during daytime where it feeds occasionally in sand and rubble areas between coral heads. At night,...  
Description Inhabits coral reefs during daytime where it feeds occasionally in sand and rubble areas between coral heads. At night, they move out over the sandy sea floor and forage actively. Usually occurs in small schools. Feeds mainly on crustaceans, echinoderms, molluscs and fish, with crabs and sea urchins predominating. Much of the information reported for this species is based on misidentifications and refers to @L. olivaceous@ (see Ref. 2295). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lethrinus miniatus (Forster, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212062 on 2018-06-18
Date
action
by
1997-06-30 14:39:28Z
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). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofLethrinella miniatus (Forster, 1801)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSparus miniatus Forster, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLethrinus amamianus Akazaki, 1962) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLethrinus chrysostomus Richardson, 1848) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLethrinus imperialis De Vis, 1884) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLethrinella miniata (Forster, 1801)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits coral reefs during daytime where it feeds occasionally in sand and rubble areas between coral heads. At night, they move out over the sandy sea floor and forage actively. Usually occurs in small schools. Feeds mainly on crustaceans, echinoderms, molluscs and fish, with crabs and sea urchins predominating. Much of the information reported for this species is based on misidentifications and refers to @L. olivaceous@ (see Ref. 2295). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English trumpet emperor  [details]
Japanese アマミフエフキ  [details]