WoRMS taxon details

Premnas biaculeatus (Bloch, 1790)

212768  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212768)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits lagoons and outer reef slopes in 1 to 16 metres. Commensal with sea anemones, usually Radianthus gelam. Also...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Premnas biaculeatus (Bloch, 1790). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212768 on 2018-12-12
Date
action
by
1998-09-01 06:29:44Z
created
1998-09-01 09:04:28Z
changed
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 Smith, J. L. B. (1960). Coral Fishes of the Family Pomacentridae from the Western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. <em>Ichthyological Bulletin No.</em> 19: 317-349. [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Remark Type species of the genus but Chaetodon aculeatus in <406>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English spinecheek anemonefish  [details]