WoRMS taxon details

Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus (Rüppell, 1837)

212264  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212264)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Forms schools near mangroves, shallow coastal bays and lagoons during the day and moves further offshore into deeper water...  
Description Forms schools near mangroves, shallow coastal bays and lagoons during the day and moves further offshore into deeper water by night. Feeding occurs mainly at night on zooplankton, chiefly copepods by juveniles, and as adults, on larger prey organisms (chaetognaths, polychaetes, shrimps and small fishes). Breeds during its first year and probably survives only a few months after maturity. Marketed fresh and dried salted. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus (Rüppell, 1837). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212264 on 2019-10-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-10 06:08:33Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (Deepsea) Natural History Museum, London (NHM): Collections Management Database System.  [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]   

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

additional source Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [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] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Forms schools near mangroves, shallow coastal bays and lagoons during the day and moves further offshore into deeper water by night. Feeding occurs mainly at night on zooplankton, chiefly copepods by juveniles, and as adults, on larger prey organisms (chaetognaths, polychaetes, shrimps and small fishes). Breeds during its first year and probably survives only a few months after maturity. Marketed fresh and dried salted. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English fourspot sardinebluestripe herring  [details]
Japanese ミズン  [details]
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