WoRMS taxon details

Sargocentron spiniferum (Forsskål, 1775)

217950  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217950)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits a variety of reef zones from reef flats to lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 122 m and is fairly...  
Description Inhabits a variety of reef zones from reef flats to lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 122 m and is fairly common in areas not subjected to heavy spearfishing. Juveniles inhabit shallow protected reefs. A nocturnal species that feeds on crabs, shrimps and small fishes. Spine of preopercle venomous. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Sargocentron spiniferum (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217950 on 2019-10-22
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-10 09:47:00Z
changed
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 a variety of reef zones from reef flats to lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 122 m and is fairly common in areas not subjected to heavy spearfishing. Juveniles inhabit shallow protected reefs. A nocturnal species that feeds on crabs, shrimps and small fishes. Spine of preopercle venomous. [details]

Spelling Adioryx spinifer in Randall <307>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sabre squirrelfish  [details]
Japanese トガリエビス  [details]
Holocentrus spiniferus
 Holocentrus spiniferus
[image from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Holocentrus bowiei P13120 illustration)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Sargocentron spiniferum USNM 392419 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Sargocentron spiniferum USNM 439665 photograph lateral view)
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