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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPremnas biaculeatus (Bloch, 1790) 
AphiaID: 212768

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 editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomacentridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiprioninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPremnas (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPremnas Cuvier, 1817
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon biaculeatus Bloch, 1790
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus sonnerat Lacep├Ęde, 1802
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLutianus trifasciatus Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPremnas epigrammata Fowler, 1904
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPremnas gibbosus Castelnau, 1875
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPremnas semicinctus Cuvier, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPremnas unicolor Cuvier, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargus ensifer Gronow, 1854
Sources  basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & M.M. Smith (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspinecheek anemonefish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (25 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (52 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 (39 nucleotides; 28 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits lagoons and outer reef slopes in 1 to 16 metres. Commensal with sea anemones, usually Radianthus gelam. Also reported to be associated with the anemone Entacmaea quadricolor, found mainly in protected coastal waters and lagoons. Feeds primarily on zooplankton and benthic algae (Ref. No. 4966).<111> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species of the genus but Chaetodon aculeatus in <406>. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212768
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-09-01 06:29:44Z  created  Fondo, Esther
1998-09-01 09:04:28Z  changed  Osore, Kizzie
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Premnas biaculeatus (Bloch, 1790). 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=212768 on 2014-08-30
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