WoRMS taxon details

Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816)

217578  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217578)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found in sandy areas of reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs, living buried in the sand. Many aggregate in large numbers...  
Description Found in sandy areas of reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs, living buried in the sand. Many aggregate in large numbers under a light at night. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217578 on 2020-03-29
Date
action
by
1998-07-14 08:11:14Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found in sandy areas of reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs, living buried in the sand. Many aggregate in large numbers under a light at night. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English tiger snake-eel  [details]
Japanese モヨウモンガラドオシ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Myrichthys maculosus USNM 409114 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Myrichthys maculosus USNM 409115 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Myrichthys rupestris RAD107794-001)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Myrichthys rupestris USNM 74048 type radiograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]