WoRMS taxon details

Myripristis hexagona (Lacepède, 1802)

217928  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217928)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description A nocturnal fish hiding in caves or beneath ledges by day, feeding on plankton such as crab larvae at night. Occurs at 40 m...  
Description A nocturnal fish hiding in caves or beneath ledges by day, feeding on plankton such as crab larvae at night. Occurs at 40 m depth. Found in loose aggregations in caves, sometimes with other soldierfish (Ref. 9710). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Myripristis hexagona (Lacepède, 1802). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217928 on 2018-02-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMyripristis macrolepis Bleeker, 1872) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstichthys spiniceps Ogilby, 1908) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLutjanus hexagonus Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMyripristis hexagonatus (Lacepède, 1802)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMyripristes hexagonus (Lacepède, 1802)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMyripristis hexagonus (Lacepède, 1802)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofMyripristis hexagonus (Lacepède, 1802)) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description A nocturnal fish hiding in caves or beneath ledges by day, feeding on plankton such as crab larvae at night. Occurs at 40 m depth. Found in loose aggregations in caves, sometimes with other soldierfish (Ref. 9710). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English blacktip soldierfish  [details]
Japanese マルマツカサ  [details]