WoRMS taxon details

Poroderma africanum (Gmelin, 1789)

217649  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217649)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found in caves and rocky areas from close inshore at the surfline to 100 m. Feeds mainly on crustaceans, also bony fishes...  
Description Found in caves and rocky areas from close inshore at the surfline to 100 m. Feeds mainly on crustaceans, also bony fishes and cephalopods. Oviparous, with a single egg-case per oviduct. A hardy nocturnal species, readily kept in captivity. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Poroderma africanum (Gmelin, 1789). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217649 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
by
1997-07-08 08:51:41Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record 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 Found in caves and rocky areas from close inshore at the surfline to 100 m. Feeds mainly on crustaceans, also bony fishes and cephalopods. Oviparous, with a single egg-case per oviduct. A hardy nocturnal species, readily kept in captivity. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English striped catshark  [details]