WoRMS taxon details

Sargocentron punctatissimum (Cuvier, 1829)

217941  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217941)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits surge-swept tunnels and crevices of the reef margin and reef front. Rarely occurs below 30 m, but has been...  
Description Inhabits surge-swept tunnels and crevices of the reef margin and reef front. Rarely occurs below 30 m, but has been observed at depths of 101 to 183 m in the Hawaiian Islands (Ref. 1602). It disperses at night over sand flats and open reef bottom to feed on small crustaceans, crustacean larvae, and polychaete worms. Spine of preopercle venomous. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Sargocentron punctatissimum (Cuvier, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217941 on 2019-05-19
Date
action
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
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 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] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits surge-swept tunnels and crevices of the reef margin and reef front. Rarely occurs below 30 m, but has been observed at depths of 101 to 183 m in the Hawaiian Islands (Ref. 1602). It disperses at night over sand flats and open reef bottom to feed on small crustaceans, crustacean larvae, and polychaete worms. Spine of preopercle venomous. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English speckled squirrelfish  [details]
Japanese ホシエビス  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Sargocentron punctatissimum USNM 400579 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Sargocentron punctatissimum USNM 408307 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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