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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargocentron violaceum (Bleeker, 1853) 
AphiaID: 217943

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBeryciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargocentron (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargocentron violaceum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargocentron Fowler, 1904
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdioryx violaceus (Bleeker, 1853)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrum violaceum Bleeker, 1853 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus violaceus Bleeker, 1853
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargocentron violaceus (Bleeker, 1853) (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & M.M. Smith (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorviolet squirrelfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Uncommon in atoll reef flats, lagoon patch reefs, and steep outer reef slopes to a depth of at least 20 m. Feeds mainly on benthic crabs and shrimps at night. Spine of preopercle is venomous. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217943
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Sargocentron violaceum (Bleeker, 1853). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217943 on 2014-11-22
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